anchor names from headers (Setext and atx)?

Fletcher T. Penney fletcher at
Mon Sep 24 18:22:55 EDT 2007

And just to round out the "me too's" in this thread, MultiMarkdown
has this feature as well. (And, via an XSLT file, you can generate a
ToC in XHTML).


On Sep 22, 2007, at 2:22 PM, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> It would be useful if defining headers (either Setext and atx

> style), if

> Markdown would also generate corresponding anchors:


> ## This is an H2 ##


> would create:


> <a name="This is an H2"/>

> <h2>This is an H2</h2>


> Or something like that.


> Or is that available some different way?


> Thanks,


> Jeremy C. Reed

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