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AutoReviewComments - Pro-forma comments for SE

No more re-typing the same comments over and over! This script adds a little 'auto' link next to all comments boxes. When you click the link, you see a popup with 6 configurable auto-comments (can…

StackExchange™ SuperCollider Freehand Circle™ Editor - [Now supported on EVERY StackExchange site!]

A UserScript for Meta that makes it extremely simple to draw Freehand Circles™ on any image in a post. The script even goes as far as updating the post with the new image for you.

“View Vote totals” without 1000 rep

Curious about the number of up- and downvotes? This script enables the View vote counts feature without requiring 1k+ rep. Available as a Chrome extension, user script and bookmarklet.

Official keyboard shortcuts

The official keyboard shortcuts for the Stack Exchange sites, developed as a user script until ready for inclusion as a regular feature.

“Reply” links on comments

Reply to comments with a single click

Threaded comments

Display comments on questions and answers in conversation threads instead of linearly

SE Editor Toolkit

Looking for Maintainer I have not had the capacity to maintain this project in any meaningful way, but the source code is quite clear and reasonably well documented. If you would be interested to …

The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP)

The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) is a project to collect various minor client-side bug fixes, work-arounds and usability improvements for Stack Overflow and other Q&A sites on the Sta…

Better handling of indentation and the TAB key when editing posts

This user script changes the behavior of a few keys (most notably the Tab key) within the post editor to behave more like it does in IDEs or text editors

SE Chat Modifications — Keyboard navigation and commands for chat

Make chat even more awesome by adding in extensible commands and keyboard navigation

SE Comment Link Helper

Converts raw question URLs to title-fied links automatically before submitting a comment

SE Modifications — Username autocomplete in comments, inline revision source, and utility links

Adds comment autocomplete (relatively) consistent with comment "@lert" rules, as well as a number of useful utility links, like history and timeline

Reputation graph

Graph a user's reputation over time

Stack Overflow Extras (SOX)

Stack Overflow Extras (SOX) is a project that stemmed from the Stack Overflow Optional Features (SOOF) project. The SOX userscript adds a bunch of optional features to all sites in the Stack Excha…

Stack Exchange Deleted Question Viewer [broken]

A user script allowing users with 500+ rep to view deleted questions, if they have a link to them.

MathJax Buttons

Mathjax Buttons adds convenient buttons and keyboard shortcuts for those who use MathJax on SE

Dude, where's my cursor?

This user script makes editing especially of large posts easier by matching cursor positions in the text box to positions in the Markdown preview and vice versa.

ChatBot, a bot. For the chat

Lurks in the shadows of the chat. It executes commands at the request of the user, sending messages as the user who runs it. You can talk to it the StackOverflow SandBox room if you want to play (…

v0.0.0, Zirak

Unicorn Voting - Bringing the Joy of April 1 All Year 'Round!

A UserScript that restores some of the animations that accompanied April 1, 2011.

Stack Exchange Editor Toolkit

This userscript is a revival of sorts for the old SE Editor Toolkit, which was abandoned some time ago. It only really provides the autocorrect aspect for the foreseeable future, which I find to b…

<kbd> markup shortcuts

Makes using the <kbd> tag a snap! This is a cross-browser userscript that adds a button and a keyboard shortcut that operate in the same manner as the other SE, editing buttons.

Click to expand code regions

Script that allows you to click code regions on stack overflow (or other stack exchange sites) and have it expand to whatever size it needs. Get rid of those pesky scroll bars!

Disable enter for submitting comments

This user script disables the default behavior of the enter key submitting a comment. With this script installed, you must explicitly click the Add Comment button to submit your comment. Source …

SE Chat custom notification sound

Customize the notification sound played in the Stack Exchange chat

Set fire to people in chat

How many times have you been overwhelmed by your desire to set fire to people in Stack Exchange chat? Well now you can! Arqade Fire Get Chrome Extension Get Grease Monkey User Script Arqade F…

Ask Ubuntu Toolbar Buttons - A set of toolbar buttons for Ask Ubuntu that make it easy to insert links to packages, PPAs, etc.

This UserScript adds some buttons to the editing toolbar that allow the following to easily be inserted: Package installation button: Package installation text and icon: stackapplet Manpage l…

Stack Exchange Post Editor - Performing Basic Corrections on Posts Automatically

This script was originally inspired by SE Editor Toolkit. Unfortunately, the toolkit is packaged as a Safari extension and as such is unusable in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. I had written a PHP scr…

Bring back the Bold!

Our insidious overlords have made some numbers on the page thinner. This script feeds the numbers a sandwich to get them back to normal size. Installation Click here to install. Will work in Ch…

Add Timeline and Revisions links

Add revision links, and timeline links on all questions post menus

Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes

An UserScript for any Stack Exchange site that makes it extremely simple to check for duplicate questions for a post.

Stack Exchange Side-By-Side Edit and Preview

The Stack Exchange Side-By-Side Editor adds a link to your edit toolbar to enter side-by-side editing mode. Creates a window with just the edit text area and the markdown preview next to each other.

Hexadecimal user rep

Display user reputation in hexadecimal

v1.0, Kip

Add keyboard shortcuts to comments

Adds Ctrl+B (bold), Ctrl+I (italic), Ctrl+K (code), and Ctrl+L (link) shortcuts to comments.

v1.0, Kip

Hide all pointless user data (gravatar, badges, and reputation).

hide pointless user data on When I look at answers, I often take the user's reputation into account on whether I upvote them or not. This is a terribly bad thing to do as you shou…

Close Reason Editor: Customize your off-topic close reasons

This userscript allows you edit the off-topic close reasons which are normally editable only by the site moderators.

Thumbnail Uploader

Allows one to resize images while uploading them, as well as letting one link to fullsize for thumbnailing. Enhancer (sticky top bars)

Makes the grey Stack Exchange bar and a shrunken logo bar sticky to the top of the window.

Chat Easy Input Tools - Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands

Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands, reducing the dependency on mouse usage. Current version does not have a configurable set of hotkeys but later versions will. How to…

v0.1.50, rlemon

Burninator toolkit

Please note, the tag burninator script requires 10k rep to use. Sorry, noobs! I pass on to you, dear taxonomist terrorists, the burninator toolkit. This toolkit consists of two user scripts wh…

Copy Question Link Markdown - Making it easier to copy links to questions!

This small UserScript makes it easier to copy the URL of the current question into pre-formatted Markdown. Once installed, it adds a 'copy' link to the question. License MIT License Download ht…

Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites

Press : to start replying to a previous message. Press ↑ as many times as you need to mark the desired message. What does it do? First of all, the Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites prov…

Manual Draft Save - Save a draft on demand

This small script adds a save button to the editor bar that allows you to instantly save the contents of the editor as a draft. Although this happens automatically every minute or so, now you can f…

Stack Exchange reputation graph total reputation overlay

Adds a small box to the global reputation graph to indicate the user's total reputation across all sites where the user has at least 200 reputation. Also displays the total "shown" reputation, whic…

undercurrent - a few tweaks to the user interface of Stack Overflow

A Google Chrome extension for disabling some of the less attractive UI features on StackOverflow.

Display absolute timestamps (in local time)

Converts relative timestamps on StackOverflow to absolute, localized timestamps.

v1.0, Kip

Freehand Circles Drawing Tool

A userscript that lets you draw directly onto images on any Stack Exchange site to add freehand drawings :)

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