No Markdown in <div>s or <table>s ?

Dan Dascalescu ddascalescu+markdown at
Thu Apr 23 07:15:03 EDT 2009


> Note that Markdown formatting syntax is not processed within block-level

> HTML tags. E.g., you can’t use Markdown-style *emphasis* inside an

> HTML block. [...] Unlike block-level HTML tags, Markdown syntax is

> processed within span-level tags.

How do people work around this when they want to apply Markdown to
text in table elements, or to text in divs? For example, in a basic
page with a grid layout, one would want to use markdown in the
navigation <div> as well, say for a list of links. Seems like a pretty
serious limitation.


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