Sidebar: File Browser

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Will M

16 May, 2014 08:25 PM

I was wondering if it were possible to add a sidebar with a file browser.

The in-document navigation is awesome. But much the files we're editing are separated.

It would be very nice to select a folder tree to show, so it's easy to switch between files.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 18 May, 2014 02:06 PM

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    I really consider this a function of the editor. Marked was never intended to be a project manager, and if I go in that direction it will be a new application. Something like nvALT mixed with Marked, with a full editor built in.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Brett on 18 May, 2014 02:06 PM

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    Did you know you can drop the root folder of a project on the Marked icon and have it automatically track which file in the folder you're editing?

  3. 3 Posted by Chris White on 23 Jul, 2014 08:12 PM

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    Another vote from me, I would absolutely love this feature and I think it makes sense outside of the editor if you're using it for note browsing and searching. It would be kind of like reading through your Day One journal, you can find and read rendered Markdown files (with tables and images) in a way that most editors don't work well for. When you want to edit a note just open in your editor from Marked.

    Since FoldingText is my main editor of choice for most things and it doesn't do file management I'm probably a bit biased on this feature's usefulness but it would fill a big missing gap in my workflow.

    With that said, a new nvALT style application with Marked's flexibility and great design would of course be amazing. If you're working on that or considering it I'd be the first one there to buy it!

  4. 4 Posted by Mike on 22 Aug, 2014 12:39 PM

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    I'd also love to see this feature. It would make browsing through my markdown files so much easier!

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