# [TxMt] Re: Markdown Here for current Markdown bundle

Martin Kühl martin.kuehl at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 08:35:16 UTC 2015

On 5 July 2015 at 10:21, Angelo Varlotta <angelovarlotta at gmail.com> wrote:
> What I have noticed is that the default Markdown bundle doesn't support some
> syntax features of Markdown Here in the Markdown Preview, such as tables and
> strikethrough for example. Is there a way of adding these extra Markdown
> Here features in the current TextMate bundle so that they are properly
> viewed in the Preview? I've tried to use the redcarpet Markdown bundle and
> the Github-flavored Markdown bundle versions, which present some
> highlighting within TextMate itself but fail to make the preview work as
> well. I've noticed that one can add MathJax support with the preference
> option TM_MARKDOWN_MATHJAX set to 1. Is there something like that for extra
> Markdown Here syntax support?

There is!
If you install a tool that processes “Markdown Here”,
you can set TM_MARKDOWN to the path to that tool,
and TextMate will start using it to render previews.

If you don’t set the variable, TM defaults to the original Markdown.pl,
which only supports the classic syntax.

Cheers,
Martin


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