Support for AsciiDoc file type?

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Posted 11 years ago by Brian Jepson


AsciiDoc is a markup language similar to Markdown, but AsciiDoc is ideal for writing long-form works such as books. O'Reilly and MAKE both use it to create books (I'm a book editor on the MAKE team).

Here is some more information:

  1. File type name: AsciiDoc
  2. Extensions: .asc, .asciidoc
  3. Markup language used for writing books and articles.
  4. Documentation and specs:
  5. Syntax support in other editors:, Syntax cheatsheet:
  6. The language is commented with // for inline comments, and //// for block comments.
  7. Most delimiters would make sense for highlighting; the Vim highlighter might give you some ideas about how far to take that.
  8. Example articles:



Comments (1)

Posted 11 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

Hi Brian,

Thanks for the suggestion, we'll write it down.

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v4.2.42) was released 3 years ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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