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From: leo <orgmode@halloleo.hailmail.net>
To: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Write Markdown in Org mode
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 01:14:48 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0000C5ED-0FF4-4F41-9BF7-44EAA233BD33@halloleo.hailmail.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87sg1ni7l7.fsf@posteo.net>

Gi Juan

On 12 Jun 2021, at 22:35, Juan Manuel Macías wrote:

> Hi Leo,
> leo writes:
>> Hi there
>> I write a lot of Markdown notes. At the moment I use Melpa’s markdown-mode, but I am considering switching to Org mode.
>> But I’m not sure whether Org mode supports this. In the manual I found an option to *export* to Markdown, but I planning to *write* the notes directly as Markdown.
>> Is this possible with Org mode?
>> Many thanks!
> I do not know the characteristics or the contexts of your workflow, but
> seen the case from the outside, from what you comment I would say that
> it would not have a lot of sense for you to write your Org docs in
> Markdown, since Org is also a lightweight markup language, but much more
> powerful than Markdown. Org mode is intended to write in Org syntax.
> I started writing my notes in Markdown, and when I migrated to Org, I
> converted all my old Markdown notes to Org via pandoc.
> Anyway, inside an Org document you can write Markdown using a source
> block:
> #+begin_src markdown
> your text in markdown...
> #+end_src
> If you do C-c ' inside the block, you can edit it in another buffer with
> the markdown mode activated[1].
> You can also generate a * .md file from that block (see
> https://orgmode.org/manual/Extracting-Source-Code.html):
> #+begin_src markdown :tangle my-file.md
> your text in markdown...
> #+end_src
> Best regards,
> Juan Manuel

Good to know. I’m not too keen to learn yet another text markup language, but I might give org mode a try…


  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-12 15:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-12  9:15 Write Markdown in Org mode leo
2021-06-12 12:35 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-06-12 15:14   ` leo [this message]
2021-06-12 15:51     ` Juan Manuel Macías

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