Code to edit Markdown in Python

Advanced Markdown Editor for Python. Use it to modify Markdown documents programmatically

This is a comprehensive Markdown Editing and Manipulation Library for Python. Use our Markdown editing API to develop cross-platform software in Python.

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Edit text in Markdown using Python

Programmatic modification of Markdown documents is an integral part of modern digital workflow. Edit text in Markdown, insert graphs using external data, modify tables.

Python library is a stand-alone solution to edit Markdown that doesn't rely on other software. It's ready for commercial use covers all possible needs of professional Python developers:

  • Modify existing Markdown elements: tables, lists, charts, images, links, fields, etc.
  • Modify Markdown styles and formatting attributes
  • Add new Markdown elements
  • Search Markdown for text patterns and replace them with new text
  • Save the result to a variety of file formats using 'Document.Save' method
  • Remove unwanted Markdown elements (paragraphs, pages, sections, chapters)

Change Markdown in Python

Python Markdown programmatic editor provides developers with a modern API to edit Markdown programmatically. Quickly integrate Markdown modification features into your software. Our library supports the modification of a variety of document formats in Python.

The task of editing Markdown programmatically in Python is the task of modifying elements in the Markdown document tree. It is also known as the 'DOM' - the programming model for interacting with Markdown document elements and their properties.

Edit Markdown in Python

Markdown modification features are inseparable from the advanced Markdown search functionality. For a hig level of flexibility, our Python library provides developers with Markdown Regex-based search functionality. This approach expands the possibilities to edit text in Markdown files, allowing the use of templates for dynamic Markdown transformation.

Edit table in Markdown using Python

One of the most requested features is the dynamic creation and modification of tables in Markdown documents. Working with tables is very convenient with Python library: edit tables, update tables and extract table text using Python.

The following example demostrates how to modify a Markdown document in Python:

Example in Python to edit MD files
Upload a document you want to modify
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import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.md")
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc)

# Insert text at the beginning of the document.
builder.move_to_document_start()
builder.writeln("Morbi enim nunc faucibus a.")

doc.save("Output.md")
import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.md")
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc)

# Insert table at the beginning of the document.
builder.move_to_document_start()
builder.start_table()
builder.insert_cell()
builder.write("Row 1, cell 1.")
builder.insert_cell()
builder.write("Row 1, cell 2.")
builder.end_table()

doc.save("Output.md")
import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.md")
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc)

# Insert image at the beginning of the document.
builder.move_to_document_start()
builder.insert_image("Image.png")

doc.save("Output.md")
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How to edit Markdown

  1. Install Markdown Editor for Python.
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your Python project.
  3. Open a Markdown in Python.
  4. Insert content at the beginning of the Markdown document.
  5. Call the 'save()' method, passing the name of the output file with the required extension.
  6. Get the edited result.

Python library to work with Markdown files

We host our Python packages in PyPi repositories. Please follow the step-by-step instructions on how to install "Aspose.Words for Python via .NET" to your developer environment.

System Requirements

This package is compatible with Python ≥3.5 and <3.12. If you develop software for Linux, please have a look at additional requirements for gcc and libpython in Product Documentation.

Other supported file formats

You can edit files in many other file formats:

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