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Built-in documentation (markdown)
Currently users need to divide their documentation between comments and uploaded files. Though the "File Upload" tab has its uses, it is a cumbersome when the files need to be regularly updated. The "Comments" feature, though super for collaboration, is better suited for small, specific notes than providing general context, design intention, etc.
In software, programmers regularly include documentation files written in Markdown. This lightweight form of notetaking can add an invaluable layer of context to their code. Onshape could enable a similar functionality via a "Documentation" tab. Users could create the tab and write their notes directly using Markdown. There would need to be a way to toggle between "Edit" mode and "Visualize" mode.
Would this be difficult to implement from the programming side? Would other folks find this useful?
Design Engineer | Anerdgy AG