How to insert a blank line between blockquote paragraphs?
david.chambers.05 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 16:50:49 EDT 2012
Another (ugly) option:
This is no good, though, if the quotes contain markup of their own, as you'll be forced to write that in HTML too.
On Wednesday, 24 October 2012 at 1:27 PM, Waylan Limberg wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Waylan Limberg <waylan at gmail.com (mailto:waylan at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Thomas Maibaum <thomasmaibaum at gmail.com (mailto:thomasmaibaum at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > First off, I'm new to this list, so if this has been dealt with before, I
> > > apologize. I was unable to find a solution in Google.
> > >
> > > My question is, how do I insert a blank line between blockquote paragraphs
> > > so that they are visually separate? I often need to put two or three
> > > separate blockquotes in a row, without any regular text between them, but
> > > Markdown always renders the HTML output like one long quote. Like this:
> > >
> > Well, if you don't want the output to be visible, and as Markdown
> > accepts raw html, why not an html comment. Like this:
> > http://johnmacfarlane.net/babelmark2/?normalize=1&text=%3E+foo%0A%0A%3C!--+blank+line+--%3E%0A%0A%3E+bar%0A%0A%3C!--+blank+line+--%3E%0A%0A%3E+baz
> You can even eliminate some of the blank lines like this:
> Although that breaks pandoc in strange ways. However, all other
> implementations handle that fine and you save a few blank lines in
> your document. The rest are necessary though.
> \X/ /-\ `/ |_ /-\ |\|
> Waylan Limberg
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