show_markdown_report(title, contents, plaintext='')[source]

show_markdown_report displays the markdown contents in UI applications and plaintext in command-line applications. This API doesn’t support hyperlinking into the BinaryView, use the BinaryView.show_markdown_report if hyperlinking is needed.

Note: This API function differently on the command-line vs the UI. In the UI a pop-up is used. On the command-line

a simple text prompt is used.

  • contents (str) – markdown contents to display

  • plaintext (str) – Plain text version to display (used on the command-line)

Return type


>>> show_markdown_report("title", "##Contents", "Plain text contents")
Plain text contents