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Dawin (aka Writer in Arabic Language) is an online right to left (RTL) Markdown editor (for Arabic, Persian, etc.). Like StackEdit, it loads right in your web browser without having to install anything. Dawin has two panes: The editor on the right, and the live preview on the left. The split panes make it easy to see what Markdown-formatted text looks like.

Dawin provides excellent Markdown support and has export options for HTML and Markdown files. And since Dawin loads in your web browser, you can preview it on your browser or your phone and install it wherever you want — it also works offline (PWA). For those reasons, Dawin is best used for experimentation and quick note taking.

The application uses the markdown-it Markdown processor and simplemde-rtl.

Dawin RTL Markdown editor

Dawin (محرر دوّن) Markdown Support

Dawin (محرر دوّن) provides support for the following Markdown elements.

Element Support Notes
Headings Yes
Paragraphs Yes
Line Breaks Yes
Bold Yes
Italic Yes
Blockquotes Yes
Ordered Lists Yes
Unordered Lists Yes
Code Yes
Horizontal Rules Yes
Links Yes
Images Yes There’s no ability to upload images — you’ll need to store the images on another server.
Tables Yes
Fenced Code Blocks Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes
Footnotes No
Heading IDs Yes
Definition Lists Yes
Strikethrough Yes
Task Lists Yes You don’t have to use dashes. Just use brackets (e.g., [ ]).
Emoji (copy and paste) Yes
Emoji (shortcodes) No
Highlight No
Subscript No
Superscript No
Automatic URL Linking Yes
Disabling Automatic URL Linking Yes

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