The first six lessons in my series on plain-text writing should be enough to get anyone–even the least techy–started with a complete plain-text writing workflow, using Gedit, markdown syntax, and Pandoc. But I’m not done with the series look for more to come on editors, operating systems (and why you should seriously consider Linux), more […]
Note: if you’re new to this series or to plain-text writing in general, please refer to Lesson One of this series to get started. As I mentioned in the previous lesson, one of the biggest pains for me in academic writing is dealing with what happens to footnotes and citations in Word documents over the course […]
A better way to manage footnotes.
Pandoc: The Magic Wand of Sustainable Document Conversion Now that you’ve had some fun playing with a great text editor like Gedit, and have played around with Markdown syntax, it’s time to work a little magic on your plain-text writing. Think of Pandoc like a magic wand: it’s a tool that takes your markdown text […]