Creating a new file

You are not limited to working only with .md files that are pulled from GitHub. It is possible to create a new file in Eraser, then commit and push to GitHub as a .md file.

Create a new GitHub file

  1. On the dashboard, navigate to the GitHub repository folder that you're working with. Press the "New File" button on the lower left.
  1. Provide a file path and file name. The file path is relative to the root of your repository and must start with /. Adding .md to your file name is optional, the file will be saved as a .md file regardless. Click "Create File".
  1. Once the new file is created and you are ready to commit and push to GitHub, press "Push" and complete the Pushing to GitHub flow to finalize.