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Re: Using Zim as document editor


On Mon, 2 Jan 2023 13:01:38 -0500, Little Girl <littlergirl@xxxxxxxxx>

> That should be under your control with the custom command you decide
> to use. If I'm understanding the purpose of the Custom Tools interface
> correctly, it's just an internal interface that lets you run commands
> from within Zim that you would have to run elsewhere otherwise.

I did some experiments and it seems that this is not a viable approach.
One of the reasons is that Zim does not recognize wiki markup when
receiving data from the custom tool. 

For example a simple 'cat' filter, run on

    bbb    <- this line is bold
    ccc    <- this line is italic

turns the content into


which is clearly not desired.

I think what I would need is something more powerful, i.e. load/store hooks.

-- Johan

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