C++ Qt QPlainTextEdit widget with markdown highlighting and some other goodies.

cpp, highlighting, markdown, qt, qt5, text-editor, widget
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QMarkdownTextEdit is a C++ Qt QPlainTextEdit widget with markdown highlighting and some other goodies.


  • markdown highlighting
  • clickable links with Ctrl + Click
  • block indent with Tab and Shift + Tab
  • duplicate text with Ctrl + Alt + Down
  • searching of text with Ctrl + F
    • jump between search results with Up and Down
    • close search field with Escape
  • replacing of text with Ctrl + R
    • you can also replace text with regular expressions or whole words
  • and much more...



How to use this widget

  • include qmarkdowntextedit.pri to your project like this include (qmarkdowntextedit/qmarkdowntextedit.pri)
  • add a normal QPlainTextEdit to your UI and promote it to QMarkdownTextEdit (base class QPlainTextEdit)



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