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Python Markdown extension for task lists with checkboxes

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[Markdown Checklist](

a [Python Markdown]( extension for lists of tasks with checkboxes

inspired by [GitHub task lists](

  • [ ] foo
  • [x] bar
  • [ ] baz


<ul> <li><input type=”checkbox” disabled> foo</li> <li><input type=”checkbox” disabled checked> bar</li> <li><input type=”checkbox” disabled> baz</li> </ul>
  • a dash can be used instead of an asterisk for list items
  • both upper- and lowercase “x” are accepted to activate checkboxes


import markdown html = markdown.markdown(source, extensions=[‘markdown_checklist.extension’])


import markdown from markdown_checklist.extension import ChecklistExtension html = markdown.markdown(source, extensions=[ChecklistExtension()])

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