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Author Topic: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux  (Read 5009 times)

40hz

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It's called Remarkable.

It's a markdown editor with real-time preview.

It has some very nice features.

Sometimes some screenshots are worth a thousand words:

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And a short action video is even better:



Available for free. Donations accepted.

Installer packages available for: Debian, Fedora, and Arch based distros. Downloads here.

Cool tool. Get it! :Thmbsup:



« Last Edit: September 05, 2014, 07:46:29 PM by 40hz »

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2014, 06:56:16 PM »
Looks very nice, LOTS of dependencies though.  YMMV.

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2014, 10:35:32 PM »
There's actually a couple of web based apps that do the same thing.

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2014, 01:39:38 AM »
Is it for Markdown, Standard Markdown, Github Flavoured Markdown, YankeesSuck, Dicknose Flavoured Markdown...?

FWIW - CommonMark has an online test here:

http://jgm.github.io/stmd/js/

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2014, 01:56:11 AM »
Is it for Markdown, Standard Markdown, Github Flavoured Markdown, YankeesSuck, Dicknose Flavoured Markdown...?

Github Flavoured Markdown

I wish it supported Windows.

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2014, 04:49:49 AM »
Why not Emacs?

(On Windows, there's MarkdownPad 2. Beat that.)

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2014, 10:51:14 AM »
I tried MarkdownPad 2 for a while... I didn't really like it, nor the fact that it was using the .NET on demand type run/install.

There are other alternatives...

MarkPad is like MarkdownPad 2... but I like the UI better.  It's also using the parser that I use for my own project... DownmarkerWPF.

MarkdownMode in Visual studio is pretty awesome.

There's also Texts, which I use for my actual writing... not only live text changes, but you can also edit a markdown file as if RTF.

And last, but definitely not least... there's mdCharm.

It's pretty much the same as Remarkable, but for windows.  That's the good part.  The bad part is that it's no longer maintained.  But the good part is that it's on github.

Oh, and for one last hit... you can configure Sublime Text to do this also.



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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2014, 11:19:36 AM »
Some of them were indeed new to me. But I wonder why you like MD inside VS but rant about .net...

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2014, 11:44:33 AM »
Though not quite the same, I just came across something pretty awesome for live preview for windows Qute.  You edit paragraph by paragraph, with the currently edited paragraph being in plain text markdown... and everything else being rendered.  It looks pretty awesome.

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2014, 11:47:02 AM »
Some of them were indeed new to me. But I wonder why you like MD inside VS but rant about .net...

Did I rant?  Oh my... you must have read something I didn't write.  I stated a preference.  And it has to do with ClickOnce installation.  Is it not possible to like something without liking all that it offers?

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2014, 11:48:48 AM »
Oh, that Qute is sweet indeed. Although I mainly use Markdown for quick drafts for later HTML conversion. But I'll take a look.

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2014, 02:30:34 PM »
Wow - I had no idea.

I might look at that Sublime Text setup for Markdown - I like that it's cross platform.
 

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2014, 02:53:29 PM »
Wow - I had no idea.

I might look at that Sublime Text setup for Markdown - I like that it's cross platform.
 

Yes, its in use in quite a few applications on windows and cross platform.  If you're looking for cross platform and don't mind web based, I'd also be remiss if I didn't mention the ones that I'm using:

Markable - has an HTML to markdown converter which can be useful.  Also has some other pretty cool features.

Dillinger - Live changing of markdown flavour.

Draft - Made with a real focus on writers, and collaboration on that writing.  Just started using it, but the developer seems really responsive.

StackEdit - side by side live preview

All of them import/export/sync to/from dropbox, evernote, google drive, etc... in some form or another.  I was skeptical, until I needed a quick way to edit on a few platforms in a hurry.  Tried stackedit, and it was great for that.  Synced up to google drive and drop box.  Viewed the output in Texts and exported using that to word.  Also used in Visual Studio as what I was doing was auditing code, which made it great to keep the workflow integrated.

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Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2014, 06:01:09 PM »
Oh, that Qute is sweet indeed. Although I mainly use Markdown for quick drafts for later HTML conversion. But I'll take a look.

I think I might have found another favorite editor.  After playing around with it for a while, I'm quite enamored.  There are minor quibbles, and it does show itself as development software, but so far it works quite well and the parsing is more than acceptable.  And it does do what Remarkable does.  Quite pleased with that find.