Cannot open guides in markdown reference window

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06 Oct, 2017 09:46 AM

// Please enter a detailed description of the issue // Description of the issue:

Cannot open other guides than the Standard Markdown Guide. The links in the Markdown Reference window have no function.

// Please enter a list of steps required to reproduce the issue // Steps to reproduce:

  1. Open the Markdown Reference menu item from the help menu
  2. Click on Multimarkdown or Discount (GFM) links
    (nothing happens)

// Configuration (do not edit) Marked 2 930 (Direct)

OS X Version: 10.13

allowPageBreakInCode: 1
bookTxtIsLeanpub: 0
summaryMdIsGitBook: 0
codeIsPoetry: 0
collapsibleHeadlines: 0
convertGithubCheckboxes: 1
convertYAMLToMMD: 0
defaultMathJaxConfig: TeX-AMS-MML_HTMLorMML
defaultPreviewStyle: 0
defaultProcessor: MultiMarkdown
enableMiniMap: 0
excludeBlockQuotesFromCounts: 0
excludeFootnotesFromCounts: 0
excludeVerbatimFromCounts: 0
excludeCaptionsFromCounts: 0
folderPreviewExtensionsArray: md, markdown, txt, mdown, html, opml
githubNewlines: 1
h1IsPageBreak: 0
h2IsPageBreak: 0
hrIsPageBreak: 0
includeMathJax: 0
limitTextWidth: 0
minimalJavaScript: 0
permissionGranted: 0
printHeaderFooterFirstPage: 0
processHTMLFiles: 1
removeMetadataForPreview: 0
removeYAMLHeaders: 0
scrollToEdit: 1
shouldDetectCritic: 1
shouldHighlightMarkupErrors: 1
shouldLoadCritic: 1
syntaxHighlight: 1

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 06 Oct, 2017 04:13 PM

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    Thanks for reporting this. Something changed in the selector handling in
    WebKit. I've worked around it for the next update.

    In the meantime, if you need to access the guides, you can open a
    browser and load this url:


    And the Keyboard shortcuts overview:


    (assuming Marked is in your Applications folder)


  2. 2 Posted by Paul M. Lambert on 05 Jan, 2018 09:25 PM

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    Are there any plans to release the next update soon? Is it possible to get a workaround that works in the app in the meantime? It's pretty important functionality, especially for casual users who don't have the Markdown syntaxes fully memorized.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 05 Jan, 2018 10:03 PM

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    Well, the plan has been to release the next update a month ago, so yes, hopefully very soon :). In the meantime, I've made the beta public:

    If you're on the MAS version and need a crossgrade to use the beta, email me and I'll get you a license.

  4. 4 Posted by Paul M. Lambert on 06 Jan, 2018 12:15 AM

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    Thank you very much, it allows me to see the docs correctly.

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