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Is there a WYSIWYG editor that outputs markdown?

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The whole point of markdown was so that a WYSIWYG editor was not necessary. –  Josh Dec 7 '11 at 1:46
Correct, but Markdown is a good interchange language between programmers and writers. So a WYSIWYG editor would be a good thing to have. That, and Markdown doesn't do tables -- you have to use HTML. –  waddlesplash Sep 9 '13 at 18:22

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One excellent editor/writer on the Mac OS X platform is iA Writer. It's is beautiful and simple to use.

If you're looking for web-based options, look at CKEditor or TinyMCE.

See this answer also.

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OMG, thats not WYSIWYG, and not web-based. –  fread2281 Dec 5 '11 at 23:25
You did not ask for web-based, updated answer for web-based stuff! –  Pål Brattberg Dec 5 '11 at 23:39
it needs to output markdown... –  fread2281 Dec 7 '11 at 0:14

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