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markdown-table-formatter

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

markdown-table-formatter documentation

markdown-table-formatter - GitHub

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_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_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

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 97 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dart Optimized for DART based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
documentation MegaLinter for documentation projects 41 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnet Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects 49 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
go Optimized for GO based projects 43 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
java Optimized for JAVA based projects 43 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
javascript Optimized for JAVASCRIPT or TYPESCRIPT based projects 50 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
php Optimized for PHP based projects 46 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
python Optimized for PYTHON based projects 49 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ruby Optimized for RUBY based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
rust Optimized for RUST based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
salesforce Optimized for Salesforce based projects 44 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
scala Optimized for SCALA based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
swift Optimized for SWIFT based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
terraform Optimized for TERRAFORM based projects 47 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

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

Installation on mega-linter Docker image