Have two columns in Markdown

While this doesn’t work for all dialects of Markdown, I got this to work with GitLab, GitHub, and mdBook. Basically, you create the table via HTML. Markdown and HTML don’t mix well, but if you surround the Markdown with whitespace, sometimes the Markdown can be recognized. https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/user/markdown.html#inline-html <table> <tr> <th> Good </th> <th> Bad </th> … Read more

How to apply color on text in Markdown

TL;DR Markdown doesn’t support color but you can inline HTML inside Markdown, e.g.: <span style=”color:blue”>some *blue* text</span>. Longer answer As the original/official syntax rules state (emphasis added): Markdown’s syntax is intended for one purpose: to be used as a format for writing for the web. Markdown is not a replacement for HTML, or even close … Read more

Markdown and including multiple files

The short answer is no. The long answer is yes. 🙂 Markdown was designed to allow people to write simple, readable text that could be easily converted to a simple HTML markup. It doesn’t really do document layout. For example, there’s no real way to align an image to the right or left. As to … Read more