If I select a markdown record (with a
.md extension) in DT and choose
Export > Document… DT forces me to save the file as webarchive. However, if I do exactly the same and choose
Export > Files and Folders… the file is saved as a “proper” markdown file with the
.md extension. That did not happen with the previous version of DT under macOS 11. (In other words, then I could export either single or selected files as markdown files—using the
Export > Document… menu option—without being forced to choose the irrelevant
For what it’s worth, showing information, in Finder, for the exported markdown file (i.e., using the second procedure outlined above) shows it for opening by TextEdit (the default) and correctly previews the file.
Just in case it’s relevant I do have installed the QLMarkdown app for previewing markdown files.
Edit: using the DT feature to convert the offending file(s) to markdown makes no difference.