won't open in editing window

Rolling back to WebStorm 2020.4 I find myself unable to open `` at all. Other files open, can be edited, normal behavior. In the case of ``, however, although the filename appears in the "breadcrumbs" bar, the contents never appear in their own editing tab.

This is not the same problem as , I am aware of how to toggle between Markdown states. The file does not open at all.


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For anyone else who stumbles into this.

It's not possible to remove the Markdown plugin as it's bundled. I had to disable the plugin. This caused the application to freeze, and I had to Force Quit it. After two goes the plugin was disabled and I was able to open the `` file. I was cheerfully reminded that a plugin was available, which I enabled. Doing so did not reactivate the three state editor so I had to restart the application a third time.

Productivity app.


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What IDE version do you use? Does the issue persist on re-activating the plugin? If it does, please share the log folder zipped (Help > Collect logs and Diagnostic Data)

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Elena, the opening five words in my original post say that I'm using Webstorm 2020.4.

My followup post answers your other questions.

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I'm having this same issue with IntelliJ ultimate: 

IntelliJ IDEA 2022.1.4 (Ultimate Edition)
Build #IU-221.6008.13, built on July 19, 2022
Licensed to ***

Runtime version: 11.0.15+10-b2043.56 amd64
VM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o.
Linux 3.10.0-1160.el7.x86_64
Jenkins Plugin 0.13.15-2021.2
GC: G1 Young Generation, G1 Old Generation
Memory: 12288M
Cores: 8

Non-Bundled Plugins:
    org.sylfra.idea.plugins.linessorter (1.0.1)
    name.kropp.intellij.makefile (221.6008.13)
    ir.msdehghan.plugins.ansible (0.92)
    com.jetbrains.plugins.ini4idea (221.6008.13)
    org.mapstruct.intellij (1.4.0)
    com.intellij.guice (221.6008.13)
    com.github.b3er.idea.plugins.arc.browser (0.32)
    com.intellij.jira (4.0.2)
    com.intellij.selenium (221.6008.13)
    Jenkins Control Plugin (0.13.15-2021.2)
    com.intellij.plugins.html.instantEditing (221.6008.13)
    Weblogic (221.6008.13)
    WebSphere (221.6008.13)
    com.dmarcotte.handlebars (221.6008.18)
    me.mbolotov.cypress (1.5)
    Karma (221.6008.13)
    JSTestDriver Plugin (202.5)

Kotlin: 221-1.8.0-release-345-IJ5591.52
Current Desktop: GNOME


Disabling the markup plugin allowed me to open the file. I've had a similar issue with the OpenAPI plugin. If the plugin is enabled, I can't open the OpenAPI yaml files.


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