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I use vim 8 and ALE plugin. On a markdown page, I see the following from ALEInfo

 Current Filetype: markdown
Available Linters: ['alex', 'languagetool', 'markdownlint', 'mdl', 'proselint', 'redpen', 'remark_lint', 'textlint', 'vale', 'writegood']
   Linter Aliases:
'remark_lint' -> ['remark-lint']
'writegood' -> ['write-good']
  Enabled Linters: ['alex', 'languagetool', 'markdownlint', 'mdl', 'proselint', 'redpen', 'remark_lint', 'textlint', 'vale', 'writegood']
 Suggested Fixers:
  'prettier' - Apply prettier to a file.
  'remove_trailing_lines' - Remove all blank lines at the end of a file.
  'textlint' - Fix text files with textlint --fix
  'trim_whitespace' - Remove all trailing whitespace characters at the end of every line.

My markdown file has certain lines that have trailing whitespace - they're legitimate as a way to prevent markdown rendering from collapsing the newlines.

How can I disable the warnings about trailing whitespace on these lines?

  • You'd want to find out which linter gives the warning and configure it appropriately. – D. Ben Knoble Apr 2 at 21:56
  • How can I find the specific linter for that warning? – Tri Nguyen Apr 2 at 22:02
  • one way would be to check the linters docs; another would be to run each one and see what the results are. – D. Ben Knoble Jul 26 at 13:41
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Go to your coc-settings.json file and implement these changes. It fixed the whitespace related issues for me.

"markdownlint.config": {
    "default": true,
    "whitespace": false
  },

Source:

  1. Markdown Lint Rules from GitHub Repo
  2. Marus's Blog Talking about Linting Markdown Syntax

Screenshot: Notice how there are no warnings from my linter and indentation is maintained.

Working on my machine.

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    Welcome to Vi and Vim! I think OP is using ALE, not coc. – D. Ben Knoble Jul 26 at 13:42
  • In available linters markdownlint was mentioned in OP's post and personally I was getting a lot of annoying warnings from markdownlint as well, that was the only reason I wrote for markdownlint. Thanks for letting me know about ALE being used. – Anmol Tomer Jul 26 at 20:04

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