March 27, 2023

Start using Pandoc

Pandoc is tool to convert from one markup language to another using the command-line.

To convert from Markdown to pdf run:

$ pandoc -o file.pdf

-o stands for output”.

To convert from html to markdown run:

$ pandoc -o


$ pandoc -f html -t markdown

To add a table of contents to the output, append the command by --toc:

$ pandoc -o file.pdf --toc

There is a lot more you can do with Pandoc. You can display the man page of Pandoc in your shell by running:

$ man pandoc

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