I am using the markdown extension plasticboy/vim-markdown to navigate inside large markdown files:

" :Toc : create a quickfix vertical window navigable table of contents with the headers."

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Since I In installed the ALE linter, the content of the quick fix window disappears after I save the markdown file.

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When I disable ALE, it works fine and the TOC content remains visible at all times, even after file save. I can disable ale temporarily in a buffer this way:

let b:ale_enabled = 0

But how Can I get plasticboy/vim-markdown to continue working properly when ALE is activated?


In the absence of a more elegant fix, I disabled ALE for markdown files as explained in ALE issue 371, by adding this to my ~/.vimrc:

" Disable ale for some file extensions 
let g:ale_pattern_options = {          
\   '.*\.md$': {'ale_enabled': 0},     
\   '.*\.Rmd$': {'ale_enabled': 0},    

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