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Textile

Textile

Textile is a lightweight and simple markup language billed as a "humane web text generator".

Textile converts its marked-up text input to valid, well-formed XHTML and also inserts character entity references for apostrophes, opening and closing single and double quotation marks, ellipses and em dashes.

Textile was originally implemented in PHP, but has been translated into Perl, Python, Ruby, ASP, Java and C#.

 Textile 2.4

Price
Free to download

Size
-
License

Textile License (BSD-style)

Developer
Team Textpattern

Website
textile.sitemonks.com

textpattern.com

Support Sites:
Manual, GitHub, Forum

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Similar to HTML
  • Easy nested lists
  • Good for complex short documents
  • HTML export tool
  • Inline formatting
  • Tables - must be in their own block and must have pipe characters delimiting the columns
  • Lists - supports ordered and unordered lists
  • Link titles
  • Class attribute
  • ID attribute
  • Definition lists - nested list with multiple terms, multiple definitions
  • Tables with thead - full table with summary, caption, colgroups, thead, tfoot, 2x tbody
  • Auto-numbered notes - allows very simple self-ordering lists of items
  • Textile comments - include comments in your textile that will be stripped from your document's output
  • CSS support
  • Export format: XHTML

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