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Vimwiki/Markdown blockquote syntax highlight

AFAIK vimwiki's markdown syntax doesn't emphasize in any way blockquotes. I mean: > This is a quote is presented instead as simple text. For reading notes it can be confusing. So, how do you ...
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Vim-Pandoc Overrides my Markdown Plugins

I've been trying to get the vim-pandoc plugin to play nice with markdown nvim, and have not been successful in finding help so far. The trouble seems to be that vim-pandoc sets markdown files to be ...
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Disable trailing whitespace lint warnings for Markdown file

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', '...
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Fold just one line

I have a custom foldexpr to fold comments in markdown. Is there a way to make this fold operation work on just one line? Even if it is just 1 line, I like the color change that folding applies so I ...
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How can I make `.vim/after/ftplugin/markdown.vim` take effect immediately

I change this file, but it seems that I have to restart vim to make it take effect. Is there any way to make .vim/after/ftplugin/markdown.vim take effect immediately? I try :source and :runtime, ...
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Highlight Markdown indented code

When writing Markdown, fenced code written between triple backticks is highlighted, but not code in indented blocks (I don't care about language specific highlighting). How can I get vim to recognize ...
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Automatic removal of indent in markdown (fenced) codeblock comments starting with #

When writing indented fenced codeblocks (the only ones I use) like ```sh some shell code ``` in markdown the indentation of comments is automatically removed when I type the comment ...
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Formatting markdown text: Respect code blocks and tables

I set setlocal formatoptions+=tl textwidth=80 setlocal formatoptions-=c formatoptions-=r formatoptions-=o formatoptions-=q formatoptions+=n setlocal formatlistpat+=\\\|^\\s*[-*+]\\s\\+ in my ftplugin/...
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Auto-update Markdown Outline

For Markdown I use the https://github.com/plasticboy/vim-markdown plugin. This Plugin defines a command :Toc which opens a new window a propagates a clickable buffer out of the Headlines. Very helpful ...
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What is the vim command to jump to linked line inside markdown document?

I have created a table of contents at the beginning of my markdown document and linked the headers of the document: # TOC [first header](#first-header) # first header Now, having opened the document ...
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Markdown in Neovim: which plugin sets conceallevel=2?

I'm experiecing the most annoying thing ever: when I edit a markdown file, asterisk characters are hidden by default. If I set on an open buffer :set conceallevel=0, asterisks shows up as they should,...
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Markdown lists items three levels or deeper are not syntax highlighted

In a Vim markdown file (:set filetype=markdown), special items such as links and itacized text are normally syntax highlighted, but when they appear in a list more than three levels deep, they appear ...
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Table of content for R markdown files

My workflow is to perform data analysis in R markdown files. They are a mix of text and code chunks, pretty much like jupyter notebooks for python. These files can get long with time and I like to ...
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Syntax highlighting for uppercase headings using === or --- syntax

In Vim, without using any markdown plugin, headings like # Uppercase heading # lowercase heading lowercase heading ================= lowercase heading ----------------- get highlighted, while ...
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Why my markdown syntax is not working?

I'd like to edit text with markdown syntax. Searching for ways of using mixed syntax in the same file I've discovered this question with an answer saying that if I add the line let g:...
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How to change markdown item format into task (`[ ]`) on the next line?

When I'm in a markdown file creating a task list, I want it to insert a task list not a list item. Output: - [ ] **A task** - A task list <Enter> - Inserted just a dash Would like this: - [ ] **...
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Turn off markdown highlighting for underscores in inline code?

Markdown highlighting is great (when it works), but I've seen a problem on two different boxes with underscores in inline code and I'm wondering if there's an easy solution. When I put, for instance, ...
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Paste link to image in clipboard when editing Markdown

I have an image on the clipboard and I want to paste it into my document as the text [](img/image1.png). Instead of first copying it to that directory, I want to do it with a single p key press in ...
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Markdown syntax color theme

I am giving advice to different research groups at our university. Open Research is promoted highly and many groups use R for statistical analysis. Many are also interested in using Markdown, Pandoc ...
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How to use TexMathZones in Markdown Syntax, for Snippets?

I am a recent and very happy Vim User. I write Mathematics and Computer Science Lecture Notes in Markdown Files, organized in a Vimwiki. I use the UltiSnips Snippet Plugin. This plugin provides me ...
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How to prevent markdown folding of # comments in fenced code?

I have python examples in a markdown file in a code fence (e.g. when I convert a jupyter notebook into a markdown document). These snippets sometimes have code comments in them starting with #. The ...
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Vim spellcheck does not highlight/select misspelt text which is emphasized or strongly emphasized in Markdown

I have noticed that vim spellcheck does not highlight/select text which is emphasized (i.e., italicized) or strongly emphasized (i.e., bold) in markdown. For example, The wuick brown fox jumps over ...
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How to move to Markdown ATX-style headers?

How can I move (navigate) between Markdown ATX-style headers? The Vim plugin https://github.com/gbgar/pandoc-sections.vim does so using the [ and ] keys, but only when there is no space between the ...
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How to disable spell check inside code blocks in markdown?

Code blocks (fenced with ` or ```) are bound to have words not correctly spelled and spell check warnings often get in the way of syntax highlighting. I still want spell check enabled for the rest of ...
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How to configure formatoptions for markdown?

I really like how vim paragraph auto format works for markdown. The one place where it falls flat on its face is when editing/formatting code and log output that I want to put into the markdown (maybe ...
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Is it possible to put "|" character in a vimwiki table cell?

vimwiki tables are auto-formattable. This is very convenient but I'm in trouble when I'm trying to make this kind of table. | | Composites | | `xy` | `x` followed by `y` | | `x|...
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Markdown is not highlighted

I am unable to turn on syntax highlighting for Markdown. How do I do it? Here's my version information: VIM - Vi IMproved 8.2 (2019 Dec 12, compiled May 15 2020 15:48:23) Included patches: 1-758 Here'...
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How to replace [ with ( in vim

I have this markdown line, ![Home][screenshots/home.png] I want to replace it with, ![Home](screenshots/home.png) So, I tried this, :%s/[s/(s/g Vim(version 81) says pattern not found.
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How do you highlight text surrounded by double equals

I'm using vimwiki plugin with markdown. I'd like to highlight text using double equals, which isn't standard, but is quite useful. Ideally, this should replace background (for instance, yellow) and ...
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UltiSnips regex macthing

I want the possibility of transforming an inline equation in latex to a display equation. So I want $something$ to become $$ something $$ My attempt was this: snippet "$(.+)$" "...
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after compilation in Vim : cursor in gg

I'm french... sorry for my english I try to compile files (.tex, .md ... using vim). I open terminal and make the compilation ; just before the compilation i save the file and put a marker in the ...
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Comments for github flavored markdown with vim-commentary

vim-commentary is a great plugin for commenting and uncommenting lines. However if some filetype isn't supported, as per documentation, one can do the following: (see FAQ) autocmd FileType apache ...
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Vim Markdown treat fenced codeblock as comment

I use a rather nifty automatic text formatting for Markdown: (Seen https://asciidoc.org/userguide.html#X61) augroup TXT | au! autocmd FileType asciidoc,markdown \ setlocal autoindent expandtab ...
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Markdown folding in vim 8.2

I'm using vim 8.2 on Win 10. I want to enable markdown folding with the built-in markdown.vim. But it will not work. I have tried solutions from other questions (e.g., Enable Expr Folding in Markdown ...
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Join all non-blank lines

When editing markdown and other text files, I like to use textwidth/wrapmargin to insert line breaks at fixed intervals. (The advantage of this is that each visual line is a Vim "line" - ...
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Doxygen LaTeX syntax

I am using doxygen to document my code and I like to have additional markdown files which include formulas by using \f$ Formula \f$. I know markdown syntax provided by the vim-markdown plugin supports ...
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How to autocomplete citations in markdown files

I take notes in markdown files which I sometimes convert to other documents with pandoc. With the --bibliography=bibliography.bib argument, pandoc recognizes the @key citation format in markdown and ...
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How to set a command as a file type specific autocommand

I would like the :Toc command to call :Voom in R markdown files and :VimtexTocOpen in latex files. First try: au BufRead,BufNewFile *.Rmd command! Toc Voom au BufRead,BufNewFile *.tex command! Toc ...
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How can I display text differently from how it is actually stored?

I am making a custom syntax partially based on Markdown. I want to display links differently from how they are stored in the file. For example, [About me](about.md) in the file should be displayed as ...
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How to preview Markdown in a Vim buffer?

I'm aware of some of the Markdown plugins for Vim, but I want the functionality VS Code and Atom provide, namely being able to split the editor screen and render a live Markdown preview in an adjacent ...
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wrap a long line with specific format

I have a problem with breaking long line in markdown file. Given the following line * "fo" : You can use the 'formatoptions' option to influence how Vim formats text. 'formatoptions' is a string ...
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README.md (markdown) - jump to infile link

While reading a markdown file, specifically using GitHub markdown, vim interprets hyperlinks correctly. It seems like it would be able to jump to the corresponding section in the file. Is there a key ...
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How to use vim-markdown :Toc: for documents with extension other than .md

When editing long markdown documents it is really good to be able to navigate in them with the :Toc option from vim-markdown. I also edit long .Rmd documents from vim (when the content is more about ...
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What option controls how much space is added after a new line?

When I set tw vim will auto wrap lines at tw. When breaking that line vim usually places some spaces to keep the indentation of the previous line. Example foo bar<suppose that a wrap happens ...
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How to disown a process opened by plugin? (vim-rmarkdown)

as I said in the title I'm talking about vim-rmarkdown, I have this in my init.vim (I'm using neovim) to compile the .rmd file to a pdf. autocmd Filetype rmd nnoremap <F5> :w<Space><...
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How to use code highlighting and checking in markdown?

In writing markdown files, I may use code blocks with ``` and `. Is there a way I can use code highlighting and checking on just the code blocks inside markdown files?
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navigating markdown documents using ctags with vim and neovim

I work on my dotfiles periodically throughout my day work or non work related (that bonsai tree that's never done). I've written a couple of markdown documents that have become rather large to ...
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Open markdown filename under cursor like gf, and jump to the section?

I have the file /path/a.md which has many sections as follows: # abc this this the content of section abc # def this this the content of section abc ## defg this this the content of subsection defg ...
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Move lines with tildes to a certain section of a file

I use vim to write my to-do list in markdown format. To mark a certain task "done" I just make it strikethrough with two tildes(~). Is there a way to automatically move all strikethrough text to a ...
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Vim syntax group not stopping

I recently upgraded to vim 8.2.0100 on Mac, and the markdown highlighting appears to have changed to be buggy. Here is an example: Normal syntax *Highlighting has started* Highlight continues ...