I wanted to share this tool because I use it with mojoPortal when I create content. While I use it with mojoPortal, it's not specific to any CMS; it's for any system that you would write HTML content for, I just happen to use mojo quite a bit and think others here in the community would find this useful.
A little explanation: Pandoc is a tool that converts between many markup formats, including HTML and the one I like to use, Markdown. While I use mojoPortal's wysiwyg editor for light editing and preview, I prefer to compose outside of the editor in Notepad++. This tool lets me use the lightweight markup language Markdown to convert to HTML, which I can paste into mojo's Source view.
I'm pleased to share a little tool I made to use Pandoc from Notepad++. It allows you to easily select text and run it through the Pandoc executable, provided you have it installed on your system and in the path.
One important note: the current installer will overwrite any custom Notepad++ "Run" commands, so please do not install it if you have ones. I'm working on addressing this soon.
The tool adds "from" and "to" commands to the Notepad++ "Run" menu for various formats, including:
Markdown (Pandoc enhanced and strict)
This is just an initial release, so please understand it's far from perfect for general use. I'm sure some people will find it as handy as I do, though.
I use it primarily for authoring HTML content targeted at my blog and my websites. I typically write in Markdown, convert to HTML and post raw HTML into the blog/site.
To use the tool, write or paste your content in Notepad++, then select your conversion from the "Run" menu. A dialog appears, asking you to select your text. After clicking "OK", the highlighted text is replaced by the output of Pandoc.
I've only tested this on 32-bit Windows 7.