Documentation [was: Re: v8 DP3
ali.lloyd at livecode.com
Fri Aug 28 16:09:15 CEST 2015
The format is indeed not straight markdown but more like YAML. The
Description element is the only part of it which is straight markdown.
You can find a complete description of the format in the Extending Livecode
guide in the dictionary, in the Specifications section.
On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 3:02 PM James Hale <james at thehales.id.au> wrote:
> I too was interested in helping with the documentation but am a tad
> confused about its format.
> It is not quite straight markdown, at least as far as any markdown editors
> I have put it through.
> Also I had a look at the viewer.html and was blown away at how complicated
> it was.
> Not that we need to deal with it, but given that it doesn't quite seem to
> be able to translate the "markdown" of the documentation fully perhaps we
> need more info on the required formatting.
> As an example have a look at what it does to the "htmltext" entry. Things
> are fine until halfway through it and then things go awry.
> entries. Lovely effect on a desktop, disaster on a touch device. Surely I
> am not the only one who likes to use a touch device to read the web, and
> yes, the documentation.
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