Markdown syntax is extremely simple and you can learn all you need to know within a few minutes.
# First level ## Second Level ### Third level #### Fourth level ##### Fifth level ###### Sixth level
Bold and Italics
Bold: **some text** Italics: _some other text_ Also italics: *this is also italics*
[link text](link) example: [click here for a web page](http://google.com)
Figures and Images
Figures are formatted the same as links but just add a
! before the square bracked.
You can have a picture with a link:
*** or ---
Code and verbatim
Inline code: `some code` Code block: some code and another line of code some more code
Subscript (Pandoc only)
Superscript (Pandoc only)
That’s most of the formatting you’ll need to get by. I’ll get into citation and table formatting on a separate page.
Markdown is automatically rendered to html GitHub but can easily be parsed into a variety of other formats including PDF and LaTex. To convert seamlessly to these formats, you’ll need a document converter. Pandoc is one such open source tool that is available on all platforms. You’ll need to install a local copy to be able to run all the examples in this repo.