Create New… > Markdown | Text file in project assets?

#1

I just went to add a new markdown file to a project by right-clicking in the ‘Assets’ panel and opening the ‘New…’ menu. Much to my surprise there was no option to create a markdown.md (or plain.txt) file, despite the editor rendering markdown files beautifully. Seeing as you can’t edit markdown files in the editor I guess this makes sense, but I often use markdown and text files for docs/notes/logs and not being able to create/edit these files in Defold requires that I keep another editor (VSCode/BBEdit) open to work with those files.

Any chance creating and editing plain text and markdown files might make it on the roadmap in the future?

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#2

It would have fairly low priority but it would definitely be useful! First step is to create a feature request: https://github.com/defold/defold/issues

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#3

Thanks, and done: issue #5301.

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