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A markdown editor like github comment editor

A markdown editor like github comment editor

react-native-markdown-editor

This is a library for rendering a markdown editor for the markdown with helper buttons to easily write markdown.

Getting Started

Install the node module:

`yarn add react-native-markdown-editor`

or with npm:

`npm install --save react-native-markdown-editor`

Screenshots

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Features

  • Multiline textinput for writing markdown
  • Live preview of the markdown written (can be hidden)
  • Helper buttons to write the syntax for the markdown (like github)
Markdown where editor helps (in order for the default format)

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Url Links:

GitHub

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Usage

Import the editor through

import { MarkdownEditor } from 'react-native-markdown-editor';

And use like this this in the jsx

<MarkdownEditor />

And pass a function onMarkdownChange which will be callback when markdown is changed

 <MarkdownEditor onMarkdownChange={this.onTextChange} />

It can be used with a toolbar and have a submit menu option there!

Customizing

Your own custom formats

You can give a custom list of buttons you want to give the default is Formats by speicifying

   <MarkdownEditor Formats={YOUR_CUSTOM_Formats} />

Customize the helper button

You can customize the helper button using the markdownButton prop.
The buttons are rendered using a FlatList and the data passed is the Formats

markdownButton can be method like

const defaultMarkdownButton = ({ item, getState, setState }) =>
  <Button
    title={item.key}
    onPress={() => item.onPress({ getState, setState, item })}
    color={FOREGROUND_COLOR}
    style={inlinePadding}
  />

Where item is an each object in the Formats list

You can also import the methods used in Formats by using

import { applyWrapFormatNewLines, applyWrapFormat, applyWebLinkFormat, applyListFormat } from 'react-native-markdown-editor';

Customize the renderButton styles

You can add a style key in the Formats.js and this will be used while rendering the button

{ key: 'B', wrapper: '**', onPress: applyWrapFormat, style: { fontWeight: 'bold' } },

Props

Name Type Default Description
Formats Array Formats Elements for the markdown buttons
markdownButton function defaultMarkdownButton A custom function to render the markdown buttons
onMarkdownChange function Callback function, calls when markdown is typed
showPreview boolean false To show the markdown preview by Default

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