Typora on Windows

by typora.io

This document shows some “native” features on Windows platform that you may use on your PC environment.


Typora supports jump list on windows, which include quick actions (new file), recent files and recent folders, you can also pin most used folders or files for quick access.

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Command Line

If Typora is set as the default markdown editor, then in cmd.exe, then typing .\example.md or start example.md will open this markdown file.

If you add typora.exe in PATH, you can also use typora . orr typora example.md to open current folder or target file in Typora.

You can find more details here.

New Markdown File from Context Menu

To add “Markdown File” item from Context Menu → New in explorer. You can download and open this reg file.

Or, create an txt file, adding following content, rename it to *.reg, then click it to register its content.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

"Content Type"="text/plain"


Pin Window

You can keep a Typora window in front of all other windows by clicking ViewAlways on Top from menu bar. If you are suing unity style, you can click and hold the “maximize” icon and select the pin icon below it.

You can also add a shortcut key to Always on Top, then trigger it by hot keys.

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Dark Mode

Typora supports dark mode on Windows 10, you can simply choose a dark theme under dark mode.

Or, you can set separate themes for light mode and dark mode. When the system’s color scheme changed, the corresponvsinf theme you chose will be applied.

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You can find more details here.