Creating digital scripts with Quarto - Workshop

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


At universities and colleges, learning materials are usually provided in PDF format. However, PDFs are
- not barrier-free
- require their own reader
- are difficult to read on mobile devices
- offer hardly any possibility of interactivity
Digital scripts based on the Markdown markup language are a fexible technology for creating digital educational content. Markdown files are edited in a text editor such as VSCode or Atom and then output in the various formats such as pdf, docx, html, pptx. Markdown offers support for bib files as well as the representation of mathematical formulas through latex.

The procedure of the creation with the software Quarto an open-source scientific and technical publishing system ( is presented.

Translated with (free version)
Period22 Apr 2022
Event title10. Tag der Lehre
Event typeConference
LocationLinz, AustriaShow on map


  • Quarto, Markdown