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How to choose which file displays when embedding?
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rrcobb

I have a repl with a Markdown readme - I want the readme to display when I embed the repl, instead of the default file.

Is there a way to configure this?

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SixBeeps

Repl.it will always run the main file, so how I'd do it is in your HTML page you want to embed the Repl into, put the readme there instead and make a new embed to the rest of the code whenever they're done reading it.

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rrcobb

@SixBeeps
thanks for the idea!

It's actally a node.js repl, so it doesn't have an html page. I'm also using the .replit config file to decide what happens when I click the 'Run' button, and now that's the file that shows up when I embed the repl or refresh.

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SixBeeps

@rrcobb
Oh, interesting.
There's a library written in Node.js called Marked that parses markdown into the resulting webpage, so maybe give that a try?

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rrcobb

@SixBeeps
I don't think that'll work for me - I mostly want to be able to configure which file shows up by default in the embed (instead of the .replit file)

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SixBeeps

@rrcobb
Oh yeah no that's not possible.