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

Angelo Varlotta angelovarlotta at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 09:39:15 UTC 2015

Sounds like I would need to make/find a specific tool for
Markdown Here, and have the current Markdown bundle use that.
I've been browsing through the Markdown Here Github code but I
don't see how to implement it in TextMate. Could you be more
specific on what I would have to do?

Martin Kühl wrote:
> 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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