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SE Comment Link Helper

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

View full image sizes on click

Inspired by a meta question, here's a script that makes every image in a post also open itself at full size in a new window/tab when clicked. It will ignore any images already manually linked. Pl…

View Post Timeline

Inspired by this MSO question. This tiny userscript will add a link to the timeline for any post, just below the "favorite question" star button. Example image: This is the code: // ==UserScr…

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.

Stack Snippets Console

SE recently added "Stack Snippets" -- running JavaScript, CSS, and HTML code snippets. These are great, except for one problem. I made a request for a console to be added, so that we don't have to…

Convert share links to markdown [title](url)

Share post links with markdown, replacing the original URL by a markdown version of title plus URL.

Filter SE questions by votes, views and rep

Find good questions to answer on Stack Exchange sites filtering the questions page by score, views reputation and accepted answers.

Tag highlighting on main SO page

Motivation I recently added more than one "Favourite" tag and got pretty irritated by the sea of yellow on the home page. As such I wrote this little user script (for use in Chrome's Tampermonkey…

Suggestion Status - a userscript to view the status of your suggested edits

Suggestion Status is a small userscript which displays the status of your suggestions using color codes; , and yet to be reviewed. This allows you to immediately see the status of your suggestions…

Real time questions for any Stack Exchange site

This script provides real time updates and filtering of active questions for all SE sites

Review Queue Hider

This user script adds a button to each review queue to allow you to hide it. Useful if you don't want a certain queue popping to the top! Each Stack Exchange site holds its own settings too, so yo…

duckduckstack - The StackExchange API Doc Autocompleter

NOTE (2nd April, 2012): After an e-mail correspondence with DuckDuckGo's Gabriel W. I decided to take down this project (and remove it from GitHub) due to Terms of Service issues with aggregating s…

Code Golf SE answer sorter

Allows sorting answers by code length on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf Stack Exchange.

Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch

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…

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!

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

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

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…

Turbocharged Help Menu

Convert the Help menu into an utility menu. Most items are removed and you can add as many as you want. The menu stays the same across the network and profile links are site sensitive.

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 …

Stack Exchange Chat Dark Theme

Download here: https://github.com/oliversalzburg/se-chat-dark-theme Tested on Chrome with Stylebot, should work with Stylish

StackPlonk: plonk users you don't want to help anymore

Greasemonkey script allowing to plonk a user you don't want to help anymore

Stack Exchange - Deleted Answer Manager

Description This script hides the content of deleted answers (which are visible to 10k+ Stack Exchange users), injects a show content / hide content toggle in the answer's menu, and injects a visi…

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

SOX: StackOverflow eXtension - Google Chrome Extension

SOX is a Google Chrome Extension for the StackOverflow fans. Its main purpose is to make the life of stackoverflowers easier by gradually adding small improvements, which simplify routines and site…

Threaded comments

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

“Reply” links on comments

Reply to comments with a single click

Click to Search

This simple userscript adds a clickable search button to the Stack Exchange top bar, as the only current way to search is to press enter, which can be confusing for some. You can select one of two…

Add Timeline and Revisions Links

This is a simple Greasemonkey script which adds both timeline and revision links to questions and answers in many of the different question views.

Greyscale MSE Favicon

[[OBSOLETE]] It's just easier to distinguish SE from meta.SE when one of them has a greyscale icon like a proper Meta should.

Review Stalker user script

This is a very basic user script which does the following: Checks the Review homepage if there's anything you can review If so, it changes the title to (n) old_title where n is the number of re…

Test Application - Write Access (Placeholder)

This is a place holder post to allow API Write access to an application. More information regarding the application, and application link itself, will be posted once the application is ready for r…

Diamond Chat Aware - Helping you be aware of your audience when moving from private to public chat rooms

While very subtle, in the above screenshot, you see a diamond watermark in the textbox. As someone who spends time in private rooms, mostly for moderation purposes, I find it's easy to sometimes f…

Do not bug me about questions needing votes too

Description Hide the warning that appears after voting on a certain number of answers without voting on questions in-between. Installation bitbucket.org/.../raw/default/do-not-bug-me-about-quest…

Review+Edit Page

This Chrome extension reorganizes the Review page of Stack Exchange sites, adding lists of questions that may need an intervention. The review tasks are moved to the sidebar, freeing the main col…

Hide the Community Bulletin

Do you ever find yourself spending too much time on Meta and not enough time answering "real" questions? This script will hide links to per-site metas from the Community Bulletin, which is a main …

Hide negatively-voted posts from the front page

The current threshold for posts on the front page is -4. Often times, that threshold is not high enough: many posts in the -3...0 range are low-quality. This simple script hides posts with a score…

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…

SOOldCheckmark - Bring back the old checkmark!

Here on Stack Overflow, we hate change, especially regarding the new checkmark color. So, I have the perfect solution to all of our needs - bring back the old goodness! Contained in the user scrip…

Bypass character limits in comments

Complaints on meta were raised about the threshold of 15 chars for comments, and even though many people agree that it shouldn't be there, this request was status-declined. Using this script makes…

Comment Separator Fix

We have this nicely formatted toolbar with all of the moderation tools we need below questions: So, why is it that the separator that goes along with the new comment format looks like this? T…

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.

“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.

Ping New Mod Flags

This userscript will alert new moderator flags, both visually and audibly. Installation: Update @location in the header to match your site. Note: You can put any page, but it's probably best to r…

Auto-Link - Add links based on personal keywords

What is this exactly? A script that helps with linking recurring recommendations and making answers more user friendly. You can provide a list of global keywords paired with a link and the script …

SEScripts - A Bunch of Scripts

The SEScripts Chrome Extension adds various userscripts all around Stack Exchange, combined in a simple suite.

regex editing tool

find and replace regex tool

QuickComment: comment shortcuts to cut down on tedium

QuickComment will automatically replace $STIENAME with the site's name (ex. Stack Apps), $SITEURL with its URL (ex. stackapps.com), and $USERNAME with the name of the user whose post you are commen…

<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.

Smart up/down vote display

This Chrome extension replaces the net score of questions with up/down vote breakdown, but only on questions where this breakdown is likely to be of interest. If the votes are overwhelmingly positi…