David J. Paola

Markdown Preview

This automator script will add markdown preview capability to any text field, across all applications. It includes the fantastic QLMarkdown generator.

How to use

  1. Download the zip file
  2. Place the QLMarkdown.qlgenerator in your ~/Library/QuickLook folder (you might have to create it)
  3. Place the MarkdownPreview in your ~/Libraries/Services folder (you might have to create it)
  4. Option-right-click the finder on the dock, select “relaunch”

Find any text in your system, highlight it, and then right-click -> Services -> MarkdownPreview. Viola. Assign a keyboard shortcut, and you’re golden.