marked(1) a javascript markdown parser


marked [-o <output>] [-i <input>] [--help] [--tokens] [--pedantic] [--gfm] [--breaks] [--tables] [--sanitize] [--smart-lists] [--lang-prefix <prefix>] [--no-etc...] [--silent] [filename]


marked is a full-featured javascript markdown parser, built for speed. It also includes multiple GFM features.


cat | marked > out.html
echo "hello *world*" | marked
marked -o out.html --gfm
marked --output="hello world.html" -i --no-breaks


-o, --output [output]
Specify file output. If none is specified, write to stdout.
-i, --input [input]
Specify file input, otherwise use last argument as input file. If no input file is specified, read from stdin.
-t, --tokens
Output a token stream instead of html.
Conform to obscure parts of as much as possible. Don't fix original markdown bugs.
Enable github flavored markdown.
Enable GFM line breaks. Only works with the gfm option.
Enable GFM tables. Only works with the gfm option.
Sanitize output. Ignore any HTML input.
Use smarter list behavior than the original markdown.
--lang-prefix [prefix]
Set the prefix for code block classes.
--no-sanitize, -no-etc...
The inverse of any of the marked options above.
Silence error output.
-h, --help
Display help information.


For configuring and running programmatically.


    require('marked')('*foo*', { gfm: true });


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Copyright (c) 2011-2014, Christopher Jeffrey (MIT License).