Shahbaz Sheikh Shahbaz Sheikh - 4 months ago 62
Android Question

Markdown support in Android TextView

Is there a way to enable a

to detect markdown tags and render the text accordingly? More specifically, my app contains a
in which the users can provide a description, and often they will use markdown to format their description. Unfortunately the text doesn't render, and instead we see all the tags written out in the


I'm going to assume you mean Markdown.

There's no built-in support for Markdown in the Android SDK. You'll have to use a lib like markdown4j or CommonMark.