How to insert a blank line between blockquote paragraphs?

John MacFarlane jgm at
Tue Oct 30 14:55:57 EDT 2012

+++ Thomas Maibaum [Oct 30 12 19:27 ]:

> Thank you, I think this makes a lot of sense. I came across Pandoc

> when I first learned about Markdown and I like its extended version

> of Markdown very much, in particular the fact that it supports

> footnotes and tables (the same goes for Markdown Extra).


> Unfortunately, none of the tools I use locally (MarkdownHere for

> Mozilla Thunderbird, MarkdownPad) support any extended versions of

> Markdown, and I was unable to install Pandoc.


> I use the MarkdownExtra Dingus or the Try Pandoc page every once in

> a while, but generally having to use a browser is too much of an

> interruption to my usual "offline" workflow.


> Is there a "how to install Pandoc for dummies"-type site somewhere?

If you're using Windows or OS X, just grab an installer from here:

If you're using *nix, use your distro's package installer; pandoc
is in most distros' repositories.

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