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Insert a Markdown link

Put a link in a markdown document, using the after-the-paragraph format.

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Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you
to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert
it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).
End file
Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. [Markdown][] allows you
to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert
it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

    [Markdown]:

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#132 Kelan Champagne / @kelan - Score: 85 - 01/30/11 @ 08:30
*i"<Esc>wwhi"<Esc><Left>ywGuuuuuuuuuuulhi[<Esc>f<Esc><Esc>t<Esc><Esc>ea][]<F1><Esc>:q<CR><Left><Left><Left><Left>ywGoo<BS><CR>    [p<Esc>xp<Esc>u<Right>aMarkdown]:<Esc>:wq<CR>

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Created by: @jamesnvc

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