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The first thing

One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted1 his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready2 to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked. “What’s happened to me? " he thought. It wasn’t a dream.

His room, a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully between its four familiar walls. A collection of textile samples lay spread out on the table - Samsa was a travelling salesman - and above it there3 hung a picture that he had recently cut out of an illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who sat upright, raising a heavy fur muff that covered the whole of her lower arm towards the viewer. Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather.

I ought to just try that with my boss; I’d get kicked out on the spot. But who knows, maybe that would be the best thing for me. If I didn’t have my parents to think about I’d have given in my notice a long time ago, I’d have gone up to the boss and told him just what I think, tell him everything I would, let him know just what I feel. He’d fall right off his desk!4 And it’s a funny sort of business to be sitting up there at your desk, talking down at your subordinates from up there, especially when you have to go right up close because the boss is hard of hearing. Well, there’s still some hope; once I’ve got the money together to pay off my parents’ debt to him - another five or six years I suppose - that’s definitely what I’ll do. That’s when I’ll make the big change. First of all though, I’ve got to get up, my train leaves at five. " And he looked over at the alarm clock, ticking on the chest of drawers. “God in Heaven! " he thought. It was half past six and the hands were quietly moving forwards, it was even later than half past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He could see from the bed that it had been set for four o’clock as it should have been; it certainly must have rung. Yes, but was it possible to quietly sleep through that furniture-rattling noise?

The Second Thing

Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs. Several fabulous dixieland jazz groups played with quick tempo. Back in my quaint garden, jaunty zinnias vie with flaunting phlox5. Five or six big jet planes zoomed quickly by the new tower. Exploring the zoo, we saw every kangaroo jump and quite a few carried babies. I quickly explained that many big jobs involve few hazards. Jay Wolf is quite an expert on the bass violin, guitar, dulcimer, ukulele and zither. Expect skilled signwriters to use many jazzy, quaint old alphabets effectively. The wizard quickly jinxed the gnomes before they vaporized. THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPED OVER THE LAZY DOG’S BACK 12345678906.

The Third Thing

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Some more examples

bold and italics

strikethrough and bold

strikethrough and italics

bold, italics and strikethrough

I am going to use the example from the footnote documentation7.

Remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

  • Harriet Tubman

Figures and Images

Using Short codes

Dave Herring

Here’s another.

Dave Herring


Lillie on couch Lillie on the Couch

Images with titles example

Whipped cream in coffee mugSame image with different alt text


  • an unchecked task list item
  • checked item

A little bit more

  • Write the press release
  • Update the website
  • Contact the media
  • foo
    • bar
    • baz
  • bim


A couple examples of a markdown table.

First Header Second Header
Content Cell Content Cell
Content Cell Content Cell

This is a bigger table

Bigger Table Second Header Third Header
Content Cell Content Cell Content Cell
Content Cell Content Cell Content Cell
Content Cell Content Cell Content Cell
Content Cell Content Cell Content Cell
Content Cell Content Cell Content Cell

The following is from multimarkdown.

First Header Second Header Third Header
Content Long Cell
Content Cell Cell
New section More Data
And more With an escaped ‘|’

I hope the following work as well. It was found on a page showing github markdown.

Tables Are Cool
col 3 is right-aligned $1600
col 2 is centered $12
zebra stripes are neat $1

This is a table with more content. These were taken from https://markdown-it.github.io/ and https://michelf.ca/projects/php-markdown/extra/#table.

Option Description
data path to data files to supply the data that will be passed into templates.
engine engine to be used for processing templates. Handlebars is the default.
ext extension to be used for dest files.

Right aligned columns

Option Description
data path to data files to supply the data that will be passed into templates.
engine engine to be used for processing templates. Handlebars is the default.
ext extension to be used for dest files.

Centered values

Item Value
Computer $1600
Phone $12
Pipe $2

Something else

Function name Description
help() Display the help window.
destroy() Destroy your computer!


Italic default Bold default Strikethrough default Code default
italics bold strikethrough code
italics bold strikethrough code
italics bold strikethrough code

  1. This is a random footnote for when I’m writing things ↩︎

  2. Longer footnote: He must have tried it a hundred times, shut his eyes so that he wouldn’t have to look at the floundering legs, and only stopped when he began to feel a mild, dull pain there that he had never felt before. “Oh, God”, he thought, “what a strenuous career it is that I’ve chosen! Travelling day in and day out. ↩︎

  3. I think that this is good enough. ↩︎

  4. This is going to be a really long essay. ↩︎

  5. A footnote in the middle of a larger paragraph has a footnote somewhere else. ↩︎

  6. These were all alternatives to the famous pangram for testing fonts found here↩︎

  7. The first paragraph of the footnote.

    The second paragraph of the footnote.

    A blockquote with multiple lines. (This should be on second line)

    a code block

    A final paragraph in the same foot note. ↩︎

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