Markdown Syntax Highlighting Issue


Can we get the syntax highlighting engine to ignore characters in HTML tags?

For instance, if I put something like this in my markdown file

 <a href=“” target"_blank">link 

After this, everything else turns purple because of the single _ before the ‘blank.’ This could be solved by ignoring content in html tags, or just applying normal HTML highlighting for the tags.


I feel that this is a more specific instance of the general Issue: