HedgeDoc is an open-source real-time collaborative Markdown editor. This project was forked from — and is similar to — CodiMD (see the HedgeDoc website for a summary of the history of the project). As of November 2021, HedgeDoc version 2 isn’t yet publicly available — this page documents Markdown support in HedgeDoc version 1.

The HedgeDoc Markdown editor.

HedgeDoc Markdown Support

HedgeDoc provides support for the following Markdown elements.

Element Support Notes
Headings Yes
Paragraphs Yes
Line Breaks Yes
Bold Yes
Italic Yes
Blockquotes Yes
Ordered Lists Yes
Unordered Lists Yes
Code Yes
Horizontal Rules Yes
Links Yes
Images Yes
Tables Yes
Fenced Code Blocks Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes
Footnotes Yes
Heading IDs Yes
Definition Lists Yes
Strikethrough Yes
Task Lists Yes
Emoji (copy and paste) Yes
Emoji (shortcodes) Yes
Highlight Yes
Subscript Yes
Superscript Yes
Automatic URL Linking Yes
Disabling Automatic URL Linking Yes
HTML Partial Not all HTML elements are supported.

Support for Additional Syntax Elements

As an added bonus, HedgeDoc provides support for several obscure elements.

Element Markdown Rendered Output
Abbreviation *[HTML]: Hyper Text Markup Language
The HTML specification is maintained by the W3C.
The HTML specification is maintained by the W3C.

See Also

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