Support for strikethrough when importing from Evernote

I like to use strikethrough to mark off items in a list in Evernote, so I have a lot of these that didn't make it when I imported into Joplin.

It looks like they make it into the ENEX file as <s>...</s> tags.

Are there plans to support these or should I start looking at the code?


Strikethrough is something I would like as well, but I think it boils down to the fact that it's not supported by standard markdown.

I'm looking forward to other responses to your post!

Strikethrough is supported by Joplin:

~~like this~~

Thank you!
I would have sworn I'd checked all the documentation already; not sure how I missed that.

Because it's not there apparently ¯\_ (ツ)_/¯

I had to look in markdown-it docs to confirm.

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Yes, I was aware of this, so I think it would be a fairly easy update. I was specifically referring to the Evernote import though, as strikethrough doesn't come across.

I assume it would be the same handling as for bold ie replace <s> with ~~, but that may be naive.

Yes adding support for it should be easy. If someone’s interested in creating a PR for it I can provide some pointers.

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I planned to do that and checked out the repo. Unfortunately the current dev branch didn't build (as per the build instructions in the README) on my Ubuntu 18.04 :frowning:

What was the error?

I got as far as npm install:

 npm install

> joplin@1.0.0 postinstall /home/ianjs/dev/joplin
> cd Tools && npm i && cd .. && cd ReactNativeClient && npm i && cd .. && cd ElectronClient && npm i && cd .. && cd CliClient && npm i && cd .. && gulp build

npm ERR! Linux 5.4.0-48-generic
npm ERR! argv "/usr/bin/node" "/usr/bin/npm" "i"
npm ERR! node v8.10.0
npm ERR! npm  v3.5.2

npm ERR! typeerror Error: Missing required argument #1
npm ERR! typeerror     at andLogAndFinish (/usr/share/npm/lib/fetch-package-metadata.js:31:3)
npm ERR! typeerror     at fetchPackageMetadata (/usr/share/npm/lib/fetch-package-metadata.js:51:22)
npm ERR! typeerror     at resolveWithNewModule (/usr/share/npm/lib/install/deps.js:456:12)
npm ERR! typeerror     at /usr/share/npm/lib/install/deps.js:457:7
npm ERR! typeerror     at /usr/share/npm/node_modules/iferr/index.js:13:50
npm ERR! typeerror     at /usr/share/npm/lib/fetch-package-metadata.js:37:12
npm ERR! typeerror     at addRequestedAndFinish (/usr/share/npm/lib/fetch-package-metadata.js:82:5)
npm ERR! typeerror     at returnAndAddMetadata (/usr/share/npm/lib/fetch-package-metadata.js:117:7)
npm ERR! typeerror     at pickVersionFromRegistryDocument (/usr/share/npm/lib/fetch-package-metadata.js:134:20)
npm ERR! typeerror     at /usr/share/npm/node_modules/iferr/index.js:13:50
npm ERR! typeerror This is an error with npm itself. Please report this error at:
npm ERR! typeerror     <>
npm WARN deprecated request@2.88.2: request has been deprecated, see
WARN engine sharp@0.25.4: wanted: {"node":">=10"} (current: {"node":"8.10.0","npm":"3.5.2"})
npm WARN deprecated momentjs@2.0.0: WARNING: The correct package name for Moment.js is 'moment', not 'momentjs'.

npm ERR! Please include the following file with any support request:
npm ERR!     /home/ianjs/dev/joplin/Tools/npm-debug.log

@ianjs, you would need at least node 10 (maybe 12) to get it working. Node 8 is discontinued.

Ok, that worked fine so I was able to fire up a test instance.

I have submitted a trivial PR to insert the right tags as a starting point. This works fine for for importing strike tags, but still has the limitations of other tags where edge case don't quite work right.