Mac markdown editor that saves as .txt
swysinger at tivo.com
Thu Feb 2 05:21:29 EST 2012
Let's also give some love to TextMate, one of the best Mac editors around (tho it costs money). They have a Markdown bundle that does lots of neat things and, as dictated by the name, it works exclusively with plain text files.
On Feb 2, 2012, at 1:29 AM, Lasar Liepins wrote:
> ByWord, iA Writer and probably most of the other apps you mentioned
> will by default save to .md or .mdown files, but that is just the
> file suffix. These files ARE plain text.
> It's just a way to distinguish between "normal" plain text files and
> markdown-formatted plain text files.
> Rename your file.md to file.txt and it will work just as well. When saving
> a new document the apps should prompt you for a file name that ends in
> .md as well (unless you have that "hide suffix" checkbox checked), you
> can replace it with .txt right away.
> On 2012-02-02, at 01:02, Chris Lott wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Nicole C <ncat999 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> What I want is an attractive Mac app for writing (primarily blog posts and
>>> emails) that saves its files as .txt . Most of them save as .md or .markdown
>>> instead, and since there doesn't seem to be a true markdown editor for
>>> Android yet, using these programs isn't compatible with my phone.
>> Is this just an issue that the Android app can't be told to open files
>> with different extensions?
>> It annoys me that so many Markdown editors won't allow for arbitrary
>> file extensions, though a few had come around last I looked.
>> Chris Lott <chris at chrislott.org>
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