Feature Request: markdown or code formatting in Updates

I run a web development shop and just started using Monday this week. When I’m posting an Update, I would really like the option to use Markdown formatting. This would be useful for a number of reasons, but here’s one example. My team and I often share code snippets and these get posted in Updates. When we put code in an Update, the tab spacing gets stripped. Markdown would totally solve this with the back ticks for code formatting.
Alternatively, adding some code formatting buttons to the editor would work too (code block and inline code). But I think allowing markdown would be more flexible.

+1000 !!!

Dev’s using Monday hate it because , no markdown support. Please add.

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Ugh yea I feel you guys for sure
Quick wordaround is to CNTRL + ALT +SHIFT+C in slack and then copy and paste into the update

for some reason that makes monday recognize it as a code block

proof:

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1000% - This is turning into a deal breaker for us with monday FAST. We would LOVE a code block or code snippet feature.

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Markdown exists in the community editor for Monday, just not Monday itself :man_shrugging:

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Indeed. This community section is built on Discourse, which has supported this from the start.

But this is really becoming a difficult thing for my team. We’re an agency and (like many) development is a large part of what we do. Even non-developers are used to using `backticks` in-line for formatting thanks to Slack, which has also supported this since day one. We sometimes even just use backticks anyway for our own clarity of communication, even though they do nothing in Monday.

Being able to do this in blocks with the standard MD triple-backticks would be pretty nice too.

I think language-specific formatting would be a stretch goal and I wouldn’t let it hold up getting this very important feature out. Just simply having the generic block-formatting would be a huge improvement.

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Application called Teamwork supports markdown.

After switching to Monday I really miss it.

Markdown would be an amazing feature.

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100% yes - this is one of my biggest bug bears about using Monday is how clunky the update editor is. As someone mentioned above, even just basic formatting using simplistic markdown would be excellent (i.e. doesn’t have to include syntax highlighting), as well as the ability to quickly create a checklist using the - [ ] notation.

This would also make it much easier to use automations and format things like the updates nicely, and dramatically improve the GitHub integration.

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Second this, I’d love to do the bulk of my collaboration in Monday.com, but no markdown makes it difficult and I wander to other services…

Wish I can upvote this many more times. We have both Data Scientists and Engineers on our team. Both use Markdown heavily. We use it to “groom” tasks in an organizational manner. We also use it to write up reports as updates in the tasks. Really wish this is an option! :slightly_frowning_face:

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I would love to use markdown for the email integration. Without it, emails sent through monday.com tend to look very awkward. Would love to see markdown rolled out to monday.com.

Second this! I love formatting my status updates so that it’s easy for others to read and look clean. What monday.com has right now in the Update editor is rather limited.

We would also love to have both markdown and even more code view ! Especially as the inline editor sometimes get crazy when adding / deleting bullet points. It would be very very helpful to be able to cleanup the entry in html directly instead of using back and forth text copies to other softwares (mainly Notepad in this case) to simplify the underneath html.

This feature is Monday’s biggest downside. The text editor has numerous problems, breaks many standard text editing UX conventions (mac / linux shortcuts are treated as if we’re on Windows). It’s tedious, frustrating, and ineffective to use. A simple markdown editor would be wonderful, even just as a new widget we could add separately so you don’t have to migrate anything. There are plenty of great, high quality open source options for this and it really seems like a low effort and super high value task.

I’m close to switching several large organizations from Monday due almost entirely to this feature. We end up writing our descriptions in other apps and pasting into Monday it’s that bad. Please, please fix this.

You have a fantastic product otherwise and this is glaringly out of sync with the quality and thoughtfulness put into pretty much everything else, to the point that it detracts from the perception of everything.