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Threaded comments

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

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.

SO Live! — live updates to your reputation score

Announce reputation updates as they happen at the top of every Stack Exchange site. Watch your reputation climb up — live!

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…

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 in this preview page. In the chat, it is usually ava…

v0.0.0, Zirak

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.

SO Live! Chat Edition. — live updates to your reputation score, while chatting

Avid chatter? This version of SO Live announces reputation updates as they happen at the top of every Stack Exchange chat. (Only reputation updates from the site that "sponsors" the room are shown.)

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…

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

Add Share buttons to the “link” box

This script adds share buttons to the "link" box.

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.

Stackoverflow.com Enhancer (sticky top bars)

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

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…

Clear Chat - Clears all of the messages in the chat window.

Ever wish you could simply clear all of the messages from the chat window (similar to a terminal)? Well now you can with this UserScript! Simply install it using the link below and click the clear …

StackExchange Theme Switcher

Inspired by this post. Now you too can enjoy the satisfaction of switching SE's themes at will like the devs do, albeit this affects your browser only: This creates a dropdown at the bottom of t…

Show number of answers accepted

Shows the acceptance rate details beside the user's acceptance rate.

v1.0, Kip

Unicorn voting animations for everyone! FOREVER! (2014 edition)

var p="http://i.stack.imgur.com/" function t(e,b,a,c,f,g){e=$("<div />").css({width:c,height:f,backgroundImage:"url("+p+e+")",position:"absolute",top:a,left:b,display:"none"}).appendTo("body"…

Frequent Message Manager - Easily store and send frequently used messages in chat?

Never waste time trying to find a frequently used message in chat again! This script stores, recalls, and manages commonly used messages for your convenience.

More Stars - Userscript that frees up room so you can see more starred messages

Since I've never written a GreaseMonkey script before, I borrowed heavily from this script and basically played around with it until I got what I wanted. So credit to them for helping me get there.…

Live Home Page - Never touch the refresh button on the home page of a Stack Exchange site again!

Live Home page is a simple script that continually updates the home page of any Stack Exchange site with new questions and activity.

MinimalOverflow - A themescript for Stack Exchange

MinimalOverflow adds a clean theme and theme toggler to Stack Exchange.

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.

Stack Exchange Topbar Tools

It's the extensible userscript for customising that almost-black bar at the top of your screen.

User Accept Rate

This simple user script restores the display of a user's question accept rate on questions they ask. Known Issues: New: In Firefox, throws a "no element found" error and fails to display any…

Super User Dark Theme

Get the CSS for your extension Stylish for Firefox Stylebot for Chrome Additional linkage GitHub Project page StyleBot with full regex in URL matching (Prefix pattern with ^ to use regex) Ori…

jsFiddle preview for Stack Overflow

Adds embedded jsFiddle preview to the questions/answers posts.

v1.0, antyrat

cv-pls Helper Chrome Extension

cv-pls Helper makes the process of closing questions easier on Stack Overflow. There are a lot of 'bad' questions being asked and to help reduce the noise these questions should be closed as fast a…

v0.14.0, PeeHaa

Stack Apps Listing Wizard - Making it easier to list your application right here on Stack Apps

Listing an application here on Stack Apps can be a lot of work. First you have to visit this question and copy the markdown. Some of those fields don't apply to UserScripts and some don't apply for…

Display absolute timestamps (in local time)

Converts relative timestamps on StackOverflow to absolute, localized timestamps.

v1.0, Kip

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…

Diablo III's tooltip script for Gaming Stack Exchange

A UserScript for Gaming that displays a tooltip when hovering over a link to a skill, item or build on the Diablo III Battle.net page.

v1.0, Oak

Infinite Scrolling - [Never Click Another Page Number Again!]

Infinite Scrolling gives you the ability to continue scrolling through multiple pages of answers without ever loading another page. Answers are automatically appended to the current page.

Moderator Annotated User Recent Activity Watch List

Gives moderators the ability to see the activity timeline of recently annotated users directly from the moderator dashboard, without having to go to the user's profile page.

v1.0, nhinkle

Stack Overflow UI Translation via Greasemonkey

What is it? Why this project? Every so often, somebody asks on meta "can we allow foreign language contributions to StackOverflow" and a huge debate ensues. However, once upon a time, somebody ob…

Code Golf UserScript Enhancement Pack

This small UserScript is designed to enhance the Code Golf SE site by making it easier to see the length of each entry and the current winner as far as smallest code size goes. As the script grew …

Voice Search - Search Stack Exchange sites with your voice.

Does text-based searching frustrate you? Does the idea of commanding your browser to search for a phrase sound like fun? If so, this script may be for you. Just install it, click the little microph…

A user script to update the page/tab title with # of unread notifications

Update page/tab title with # of unread notifications.

Auto-completion of user name for @-replies in comments

Enables auto-completion of username in comments

v1.0, Kip

No Answering: prevent answering questions

Do you answer too many questions on stack sites? Does answering questions put you into a cycle of debating with people you'd rather not be spending time on? Then this app is for you. It does one…

GIF Killer! Stop animated gifs in the Chat

Bookmarklet that stops GIFs in their tracks! until you refresh.. GIFs are replaced with the following image: How to use. Depending on your browser you create a new bookmark, copy and paste th…

v0.0.1, rlemon

SymbolHound Search

Uses SymbolHound instead of regular search if query begins with "sh:".

Export BibleGatway page content in markdown format

Description When browsing Bible Gateway show a textinput field with a markdown formatted copy of the current page for easy copy/paste into SE questions and answers. This is especially useful for u…

Tag Health: A question quality widget

Tag Health monitors the question quality of a given set of tags on a Stack Exchange site with a sample of about 500 most recent questions.