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markdown-table-formatter detects wrongly formatted markdown tables and can automatically reformat them

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Configuration in MegaLinter

Variable Description Default value
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to add in linter CLI call
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_COMMAND_REMOVE_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to remove from command line before calling the linter
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_FILTER_REGEX_INCLUDE Custom regex including filter
Ex: (src\|lib)
Include every file
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_FILTER_REGEX_EXCLUDE Custom regex excluding filter
Ex: (test\|examples)
Exclude no file
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_CLI_LINT_MODE Override default CLI lint mode
- file: Calls the linter for each file
- list_of_files: Call the linter with the list of files as argument
- project: Call the linter from the root of the project
list_of_files
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_FILE_EXTENSIONS Allowed file extensions. "*" matches any extension, "" matches empty extension. Empty list excludes all files
Ex: [".py", ""]
[".md"]
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_FILE_NAMES_REGEX File name regex filters. Regular expression list for filtering files by their base names using regex full match. Empty list includes all files
Ex: ["Dockerfile(-.+)?", "Jenkinsfile"]
Include every file
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_PRE_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run before the linter None
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_POST_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run after the linter None
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_UNSECURED_ENV_VARIABLES List of env variables explicitly not filtered before calling MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER and its pre/post commands None
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_DISABLE_ERRORS Run linter but consider errors as warnings true
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_DISABLE_ERRORS_IF_LESS_THAN Maximum number of errors allowed 0
MARKDOWN_MARKDOWN_TABLE_FORMATTER_CLI_EXECUTABLE Override CLI executable ['markdown-table-formatter']

IDE Integration

Use markdown-table-formatter in your favorite IDE to catch errors before MegaLinter !

IDE Extension Name Install
Visual Studio Code Markdown Table Prettify Extension Visit Web Site

MegaLinter Flavours

This linter is available in the following flavours

Flavor Description Embedded linters Info
all Default MegaLinter Flavor 123 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
c_cpp Optimized for pure C/C++ projects 54 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
cupcake MegaLinter for the most commonly used languages 82 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
documentation MegaLinter for documentation projects 50 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnet Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects 62 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnetweb Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects with JS/TS 71 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
formatters Contains only formatters 17 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
go Optimized for GO based projects 52 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
java Optimized for JAVA based projects 53 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
javascript Optimized for JAVASCRIPT or TYPESCRIPT based projects 60 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
php Optimized for PHP based projects 54 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
python Optimized for PYTHON based projects 63 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ruby Optimized for RUBY based projects 51 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
rust Optimized for RUST based projects 51 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
salesforce Optimized for Salesforce based projects 55 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
swift Optimized for SWIFT based projects 51 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
terraform Optimized for TERRAFORM based projects 55 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls

Behind the scenes

How are identified applicable files

  • File extensions: .md

How the linting is performed

  • markdown-table-formatter is called once with the list of files as arguments (list_of_files CLI lint mode)

Example calls

markdown-table-formatter --check myfile.md
markdown-table-formatter myfile.md
markdown-table-formatter myfile.md myfile2.md myfile3.md

Help content

markdown-table-formatter [options]

  -c, --check              Check only (exits 1 if wrongly formatted markdown tables are found)
  -p, --columnpadding Int  Override table columns padding number of spaces
  -h, --help               Show help
  -v, --version            Show version
  -z, --verbose            Verbose mode

Installation on mega-linter Docker image