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authorJohn MacFarlane <jgm@berkeley.edu>2017-03-26 17:19:56 +0200
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% Pandoc User's Guide
% John MacFarlane
-% January 29, 2017
+% March 26, 2017
Synopsis
========
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Pandoc is a [Haskell] library for converting from one markup format to
another, and a command-line tool that uses this library. It can read
-[Markdown], [CommonMark], [PHP Markdown Extra], [GitHub-Flavored Markdown],
-[MultiMarkdown], and (subsets of) [Textile], [reStructuredText], [HTML],
-[LaTeX], [MediaWiki markup], [TWiki markup], [Haddock markup], [OPML], [Emacs
-Org mode], [DocBook], [txt2tags], [EPUB], [ODT] and [Word docx]; and it can
-write plain text, [Markdown], [CommonMark], [PHP Markdown Extra],
-[GitHub-Flavored Markdown], [MultiMarkdown], [reStructuredText], [XHTML],
-[HTML5], [LaTeX] \(including [`beamer`] slide shows\), [ConTeXt], [RTF], [OPML],
+[Markdown], [CommonMark], [PHP Markdown Extra], [GitHub-Flavored
+Markdown], [MultiMarkdown], and (subsets of) [Textile],
+[reStructuredText], [HTML], [LaTeX], [MediaWiki markup], [TWiki markup],
+[Haddock markup], [OPML], [Emacs Org mode], [DocBook], [txt2tags],
+[EPUB], [ODT] and [Word docx]; and it can write plain text, [Markdown],
+[CommonMark], [PHP Markdown Extra], [GitHub-Flavored Markdown],
+[MultiMarkdown], [reStructuredText], [XHTML], [HTML5], [LaTeX]
+\(including [`beamer`] slide shows\), [ConTeXt], [RTF], [OPML],
[DocBook], [OpenDocument], [ODT], [Word docx], [GNU Texinfo], [MediaWiki
-markup], [DokuWiki markup], [ZimWiki markup], [Haddock markup],
-[EPUB] \(v2 or v3\), [FictionBook2], [Textile], [groff man], [groff ms],
-[Emacs Org mode], [AsciiDoc], [InDesign ICML], [TEI Simple], and [Slidy],
-[Slideous], [DZSlides], [reveal.js] or [S5] HTML slide shows. It can also
-produce [PDF] output on systems where LaTeX, ConTeXt, `pdfroff`,
-or `wkhtmltopdf` is installed.
+markup], [DokuWiki markup], [ZimWiki markup], [Haddock markup], [EPUB]
+\(v2 or v3\), [FictionBook2], [Textile], [groff man], [groff ms], [Emacs
+Org mode], [AsciiDoc], [InDesign ICML], [TEI Simple], and [Slidy],
+[Slideous], [DZSlides], [reveal.js] or [S5] HTML slide shows. It can
+also produce [PDF] output on systems where LaTeX, ConTeXt, `pdfroff`, or
+`wkhtmltopdf` is installed.
Pandoc's enhanced version of Markdown includes syntax for [footnotes],
-[tables], flexible [ordered lists], [definition lists], [fenced code blocks],
-[superscripts and subscripts], [strikeout], [metadata blocks], automatic tables of
-contents, embedded LaTeX [math], [citations], and [Markdown inside HTML block
-elements][Extension: `markdown_in_html_blocks`]. (These enhancements, described
-further under [Pandoc's Markdown], can be disabled using the
-`markdown_strict` input or output format.)
+[tables], flexible [ordered lists], [definition lists], [fenced code
+blocks], [superscripts and subscripts], [strikeout], [metadata blocks],
+automatic tables of contents, embedded LaTeX [math], [citations], and
+[Markdown inside HTML block elements][Extension:
+`markdown_in_html_blocks`]. (These enhancements, described further under
+[Pandoc's Markdown], can be disabled using the `markdown_strict` input
+or output format.)
In contrast to most existing tools for converting Markdown to HTML, which
use regex substitutions, pandoc has a modular design: it consists of a