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Testing your markdown

Jay Killeen asked in Testing

I see your markdown tables aren't being rendered as tables. I have the same problem :( Any idea how we get this fixed?

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

I am using the html-pipeline gem and followed the guides in your cast.

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Tables aren't actually part of the official Markdown spec, so you'll see that they don't work all the time. That said, the Github-markdown gem supports it as long as you're rendering as github formatted markdown. I believe mine is but I haven't tested it.

Are you running gfm: true as well?

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Oh wow I didn't realize it wasn't official.

I do have the gfm: true on. I might have to dig a little deeper on this one then. Will let you know how I go.

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Also, I posted this in slack, but for anyone else that sees this, I forgot that I'm using Redcarpet instead of html-pipeline anymore. It's because html-pipeline is a real pain to deploy to Heroku (or at least was).

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