The Markdown formatting language
Like YAML, Markdown is meant to be a concise, human readable way to represent information: in this case, it represents elements such as font size, headers, bold, italic, formatted lists, and even links to resources on the WWW. Many forums, including the popular Reddit, allow you to format your comments using Markdown. However, it is not quite as expressive as an OOXML, Word, or RTF file would be.
Heading level 4
- Numbered item 1
- Numbered item 2
- Numbered item 3
Including variable text
In order to add variable text, Docassemble uses the Mako templating language which
can be inserted directly almost anywhere Docassemble expects text, such as under a
The Docassemble documentation covers Markdown fairly well, with examples.
This section was originally posted as a blog on Nonprofittechy.com.