[ofiwg] creating a table with markdown

Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) jsquyres at cisco.com
Wed Jan 7 09:25:11 PST 2015

I believe that only Github-flavored markdown allows you to make tables:


If pandoc is not converting the github markdown tables to nroff properly, we might need to expand config/md2nroff.pl.

On Jan 7, 2015, at 12:14 PM, Hefty, Sean <sean.hefty at intel.com> wrote:

> The conversion is from markdown directly to html and man pages.  Man2html isn't used anymore.  My selected syntax for creating the table was spectacularly unsuccessful.  I can find details on how to construct tables using markdown, but I haven't found anything that indicates that can be used to produce man pages as well.
>> Man2html does not covert properly? I always do manpage markup and then
>> others convert with tools from that.
>> On Jan 7, 2015 11:08 AM, "Hefty, Sean" <sean.hefty at intel.com
>> <mailto:sean.hefty at intel.com> > wrote:
>> 	Does anyone know how to create a table using markdown such that it
>> displays decently in both html and man page formats?
>> 	- Sean
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