Managing Documents with pandoc

Learn how to convert documents into different formats using pandoc.

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Converting files

If we work with text-based documents, pandoc can be a lifesaver. We can use pandoc to convert documents from one format to another. Let’s use it to convert a Markdown document to HTML and back.

First, we install pandoc with our package manager:

$ sudo apt install pandoc

Now, we create a new Markdown document called in our home directory with this content:

## Welcome
This is a simple Markdown document.
It has a [link to Google]( in it.

We use pandoc to convert this file to HTML:

$ pandoc -f markdown -t html -o hello.html

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