Markdown, Multimarkdown, comments…

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16 Jun, 2012 05:15 PM

I really like the app, from the moment I started it. Right now my workflow consist of MultiMarkdown Composer and Marked which are both really nice and integrate well.

However, I still find that the syntax highlighting is the tricky bit to get right. I want clear monospaced type but I also want to see the effect of the markup. I attached a pic of how it looks for me right now. My hope is that FoldingText might merge the two parts of my screen into one… at least I will give it a serious try when it arrives in the store.

Request: support for the full Multimarkdown and especially support for comments <!-- Comment --> which I have found more and more useful in the latest. I can still keep drafts and unstructured references in the file as the actual output progresses.

You have a certain early purchaser here.


  1. 2 Posted by Tormod on 16 Jun, 2012 05:29 PM

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    Sorry, realised I did put this in the wrong category. Can a moderator move it, maybe?

  2. 3 Posted by Jim on 19 Jun, 2012 07:05 AM

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    I support the request for multi-markdown support. Footnotes particularly.

  3. 4 Posted by mshund on 22 Jun, 2012 09:08 PM

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    Another vote for MMD footnotes.

  4. 5 Posted by Ian Andolina on 23 Jun, 2012 07:01 PM

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    I use multimarkdown extensively due to its ability to support more advanced writing features, and the über-powerful path to LaTeX it affords. The project sounds fascinating and the initial philosophy is great, but I'll wait to see if it gets MMD before committing time to switch to it. Irrespectively, good luck on what sounds a great project!

  5. 6 Posted by Signor D on 27 Jun, 2012 10:26 AM

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    Mee too for MMD and footnotes.


  6. 7 Posted by jlaudun on 30 Dec, 2012 02:14 AM

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    A quick additional vote. I don't know how Folding implements its markdown. It must be a custom version, yes? The ability to add extensions would be great. (With conflicts getting kicked back or, heck, just let them break things and make the user take them back -- I assume this would be a power user feature anyway.)

    And, yes, support for external spreadsheets would be great. (I don't know why Marked and other apps like this make this so hard.)

    And comments. Comments would be great. Could be a custom FT thing that converts to HTML.

  7. 8 Posted by John Laudun on 07 Feb, 2013 06:53 PM

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    When I made the comment above a month or so ago, I didn't catch the autocorrect had turned "stylesheet" into "spreadsheet." In coming across this comment of mine again, it took even me a few moments to puzzle out what I was trying to say.

  8. 9 Posted by christopherdwhite on 05 Apr, 2013 09:45 PM

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    I'm a huge fan of MMD footnotes too, I'd love to have it built into FoldingText.

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