Can't get back to parent doc after following link

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Gary Kacmarcik

09 Jul, 2012 03:17 PM

I have one .md file ( that links to another (colors/ using the standard link markdown : Black

The forward link works fine to go from to, but there is no obvious way to go back to the previous document.

Other notes:
* I expected "Open Last" or "Open Recent" to be useful here, but neither work. In fact, isn't even listed in the recent docs. * The title in the Marked window remains "" - it never changes to "" even though it is displaying content.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 09 Jul, 2012 04:59 PM

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    Marked is not a wiki. It opens a series of files as a convenience, and _does_ need a back button, but it has never been intended to function as a browser.

  2. 2 Posted by Gary Kacmarcik on 10 Jul, 2012 01:09 PM

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    A related problem is that after following a link, Marked doesn't refresh when the currently displayed file is changed on disk. Presumably because it is still watching the parent file for changes.

    E.g., given the file that links to (as above):

    • Click on the link in to go to the document. Note that the window title bar remains "" even though is being displayed.
    • Press Cmd-E to edit the document. The file is opened in an external markdown editor.
    • Edit and save changes. Note (with sadness) that Marked does not update the content.
  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 10 Jul, 2012 01:55 PM

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    You are correct. As I said, Marked is not intended to be a file browser. needs to be opened in its own window.

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