Examples of markdown syntax for library.
Headings and sub-headings
- H2 ##
- H3 ###
- H4 ####
For ordinary paragraphs. just leave a blank line between text
For a hard line break, that is, forcing a new line, just put a backslash followed by a new line.
Sri Chinmoy \
New York, 1995
To make italics we use _before and after text to be italicised_
A quote from _Beyond Within_ by Sri Chinmoy
If it is poetry, it should go in a triple
I came to You with empty hands,
But You have discovered
My empty heart, too.
A verse block does not mean “this is poetry”, but rather “treat this block exactly as it is”.
To show a quote we use > (Previous [BEGIN_QUOTE]
The poet sang:
> I slept and dreamed that life was Beauty. \
> I woke and found that life was Duty.
> – John Keats
If there is a listing in a book (e.g. using dots), the Store uses a hyphen (one single “minus” sign -).
- item 1
- item 2
No spacing between the items is needed.
Endnote (footnote) syntax
1. A single unit
## [unit_number]. Unit title[^unit_number]
Body of unit …
[^unit_number]: unit_number. Text of endnote.
### 2. I have offered, I have received[^2]
… Body of unit …
[^2]: 2. International Fair of Philosophies and Religions, Montreal, 6 April 1978.
2. To more units
### 13. Question: Text of question[^13-18]
…body of text…
[^13-18]: 13-18. 16 and 26 November 1976.
End of a file
Although not indispensable, it is important to have a newline (blank line) at the end of a file.
Format of .md files for Sri Chinmoy Library