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Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 1 of 4

Feature Request: Support Mermaid (markdown) graph diagrams in .md files

Mermaid is a very clever way to use Markdown syntax to create useful graph diagrams. 

 

Please add the feature to github markdown to support Mermaid. 

 

More info about Mermaid is available at the link below: 

 

https://mermaidjs.github.io/

 

There is also an interactive editor so you can see how cool it is. 

 

https://mermaidjs.github.io/mermaid-live-editor/

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Community Manager
Message 2 of 4

Re: Feature Request: Support Mermaid (markdown) graph diagrams in .md files

Hi @mmmurf,

 

Thanks for this feedback! We're always working to improve GitHub, Mermaid looks like a very cool project thank you for sharing, I've logged your feature request in our internal feature request list.

 

Though I can't guarantee anything or share a timeline for this, I can tell you that it's been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.

 

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Cheers!


Best,
AndreaG

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Copilot Lvl 2
Message 3 of 4

Re: Feature Request: Support Mermaid (markdown) graph diagrams in .md files

@AndreaGriffiths11 What is the progress on this? We are waiting 4 years for this feature https://github.com/github/markup/issues/533

GitLab has this feature and many others. At this moment work efficiency is higher if using gitlab and seriously considering abandoning github.

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 4 of 4

Re: Feature Request: Support Mermaid (markdown) graph diagrams in .md files

Hi @mmmurf, I've created a browser extension that provides Mermaid rendering in GitHub. It's free and open source: https://github.com/BackMarket/github-mermaid-extension