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Questions tagged [markup-languages]

Source languages like HTML, Markdown, and XML schemas/DTDs like DocBook.

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Modern Markup for lengthy novel suited for self-publishing

I wrote a lengthy novel using a program I wrote. This produces a suitable LaTeX source I can use to generate a nice-looking PDF. Markup, beside customary division in Part/Chapter/Scene, is used to ...
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Is it discouraged to format a list of items vertically?

In my writing, I tend to format lists of items: The school has a vegetable garden in which the children grow cabbages, onions, potatoes, and carrots during their free time. as actual vertical ...
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Is markdown a good choice for large-scale, web-based software developer documentation?

"Markdown" has become very popular for people creating developer documentation due to how easy it is to learn compared to most alternatives. Unfortunately there are dozens of "flavors" of markdown and ...
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Web-based WYSIWYG Markdown editor with commenting?

My question is similar to this one, but with (hopefully) a clearly defined use case: sharing and reviewing basic tech docs with a minimal, intuitive GUI. I'm producing technical documents using MS ...
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How can I prevent, or work around, unfortunate hyphenation in critical words?

In technical documentation, sometimes the tool's automatic hyphenation makes a bad break in the middle of a term, like the name of an environment variable or function. In these cases I would rather ...