The Markua 0.29 Beta Manual
The Markua 0.29 Beta Manual
How to Write in Markua 0.29 Beta on Leanpub
About the Book
- Don’t Read This Book (Yet)
- The Magical Typewriter
- How to Write a Novel in Markua
- How to Write a Computer Programming Book in Markua
- How to Write a Course (MOOC) in Markua
- Markua: Markdown for Books and Courses
- Why the Name “Markua”?
- The Markua Manual vs. The Markua Spec
- Differences with Leanpub Flavoured Markdown (LFM)
- Text Formatting
- Paragraphs and Blank Lines
Resource Insertion Methods
- Inserting Resources Into a Span Context
- Local Resources
- Web Resources
- Inline Resources
Resource Types and Formats
- Resource Insertion Methods
Whitespace: Spaces, Tabs and Newlines
- Single Newline = Forced Line Break
- Three or More Newlines = Two Newlines = One Blank Line
- One Blank Line Is Added When Concatenating Manuscript Files
- All Blank Lines at the Beginning and End of a File are Removed
Spaces and Tabs
- Spaces and Tabs at the Beginning of a Line are Only to Determine List Containment, and Extra Spaces are Removed
- Spaces and Tabs at the End of a Line are Removed
- Internal Spaces are Collapsed to One Space, Except At the End of Sentences
- Definition Lists
Scene Breaks (
* * *)
- Supported Attributes for Blurbs
Syntactic Sugar for Specific Blurb Classes:
Using Blurbs to Center Text with
Using Extension Attributes on Blurbs to add
- Scene Breaks (
Quizzes and Exercises
- Quiz and Exercise Headings and Other Content
- An Empty Quiz or Exercise is Not an Error
- A Malformed Quiz or Exercise is an Error
- Supported Attributes on Quizzes and/or Exercises
Question Types: Multiple Choice, Fill In The Blank
- Multiple Choice Questions
- Fill In The Blank Questions
- Creating a Course or MOOC from a Markua Document
- Question Alternates
- Inline Links
- Automatic Links
Explicitly Creating Spans with
- Sometimes a Square Bracket is Just a Square Bracket
Footnotes and Endnotes
- Single Reference to Footnotes and Endnotes
- Footnotes and Endnotes Support Required for Paragraphs Only
Crosslinks and ids
- Defining an id
idWith a Crosslink
ids and Crosslinks
Character Substitution (
X --for X –,
- Optional Automatic Curly Quotes Outside of Code Blocks and Spans
Escaping Special Characters with Backslash (
Code Spans and Backticks (
- Attribute List Format
- Attribute Keys
- Attribute Values
Conditional Inclusion Attributes on Headings:
- Page Breaks
- No Inline HTML
- Differences with Markdown
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