# All Questions

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### Chrome may not allow one-click userscript install now

Issue 128748: [Regression] Unable to install extensions by running .crx file downloaded in Chrome Chrome can't (directly) install userscripts anymore Chrome Fix: Extensions, apps, and user scripts ...
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### A way to mimic the “share a link to this answer” dialog from a user script?

I would like to make a browser "user script" (like Greasemonkey etc) that can pop open a window with a text field for the user to select and copy so they can paste it elsewhere. I want to match the ...
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### 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 ...
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### Script to add a “Related Tags” module for search on all Stack Exchange sites

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Back in May A.Danesh asked "How can I see related tag for a search query?". I didn't actually see this question at the time but by September I started wondering ...
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### What to do with “OAuth Domain” in the registration page for a browser user script?

I want to register my first project so I can make more API calls without hitting the limit now that it seems to be good enough for others to use. My project is a browser userscript that works with ...
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### User rename script

Keep tabs on the newest help vampires! This script was inspired by my not immediately spotting a help vampire - because of the user32984923874-style default name. It seemed like a good idea at ...
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### 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 ...
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Adds some extra links to posts and userpages for convenience For a userpage, all links from the "info" mod menu, except "privileges" is displayed along in the "mod"/"edit"/"prefs"/"flair menu. For ...
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### 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 ...
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Notice: This feature has been officially rolled out, and so this user-script is no longer necessary. It shall remain here, though, for reputation's sake :) Simply put, this adds answer dates to the ...
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### Javascript SDK init fails on sytax error…why?

I'm writing a user script and I want to hit the SE API for something, but SE.init is failing without much feedback indicating what the issue is. According to the documentation, it should be ...
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### Hide unwanted questions (Greasemonkey Script)

About This GreaseMonkey script enables you to hide questions you don't want to see. At the moment StackOverflow gives you the option to "dim" or hide questions with ignored-tags but doesn't allow ...
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### How can my app authenticate users with only a Stack Overflow account, using the Stack Exchange OAuth API 2.1?

Recently I registered an app in stackapps.com to provide a way to authenticate users with their Stack Overflow account. Then I noticed that Stack Exchange OAuth only works for users with a Stack ...
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### Can we have maximum length of string in API help pages?

For the type "string", I think there is some upper limit of character count. For example, post title : 200 characters post body : 30000 characters In the help page, currently like this "body": { ...
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### Waffle vote counter

It is my firm belief that every +10 vote after reaching the repcap can be redeemed for free waffles{*}. I often hit the cap on MSO, and I like to see how many waffles SE Inc owes me. So I have a ...
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### Parameter tagged in search/advanced seems to use AND instead of OR

It seems that search/advanced has the same problem as in "The tagged parameter does not work with multiple tags" question. When I select c#; .net I only get results tagged both c# and .net: ...
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### How can I get a list of favorite/ignored tags?

I can not find an API method method that would provide me with a set of favorite/ignored tags for a given user. Is there such a method? If not, is there a recommended way to get this information?
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### StackFilter: alternative homepage for StackOverflow, with some specific filters

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This is an alternate homepage for StackOverflow with stronger filtering options. I made it because default homepage often provided me with questions that were ...
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### SeAnswers.com - alternative search utility for stackoverflow and linux users

Screenshot About Simple Search utility, that intends to show answers instead of just a list of links. It aims to be an alternative for standard stackoverflow search. It will (hopefully) be ...
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### List of object types on SE API v2.0+

Beware: The API is Huge!! Below is the list of all the "types" of objects returned by the API v2.0+ :- Note: v2.1 specific types are noted in a seperate box Type | Field ...
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### CDN redirect for the API's JavaScript SDK is incorrect

The API's JavaScript SDK is listed as https://api.stackexchange.com/js/2.0/all.js. However, GET request produces the following response: Status Code: 301 Moved Permanently Location: ...
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Thank you to Manishearth for giving me the idea here Autonavigate/autocomment "close/flag offtopic" for MSO As a very avid user of the Stack Exchange, I try to make this place ...
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### Comment Box Close Button

About Every time I accidentally open the comment box on Stack Overflow questions/answers, I always look for a way to close it, but there never is one. After doing that several times, I decided it ...
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### Maximum length of “about me” in the Stack Exchange API?

What is the Maximum length of "about me" in the Stack Exchange API? The one from the /me path. And in general, where are the length limits published? If anywhere?
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Sparked off by http://meta.gardening.stackexchange.com/questions/251/better-image-embeddeding-and-viewing, ...
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### StackOverflow android application to answer questions

I am a regular answerer on StackOverflow and I have been trying to use my Android phone for my workflow, but unfortunately the mobile Web application is very cumbersome to use: for example, the ...
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### What are the best tools to use for inspecting JSON?

I am curious which tools people use for inspecting the JSON results when calling API methods from their browser. I am using Google Chrome, and it displays results such as this for the stats method: { ...
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### Dice Stack - Find a random question

DiceStack Screenshot About Fetches a random question from a StackExchange site of your choice. I may add some filtering options later. License Free-to-use webapp. Source not available. ...
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### StacksGuru: a near realtime bot for all Stack Exchange sites

UPDATE Stacksguru address is now stacksguru@appspot.com (in the plural form) remove the old contact (stackguru@appspot.com) and use the new one. StacksGuru is a Jabber/XMPP bot which gives you a ...
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### Stack Exchange OAuth2, explicit access-token response format does not adhere to RFC6749 standard

I'm using the Stack Exchange v2.1 API. I'm using the explicit OAuth 2.0 flow, but it seems that the access token response step does not adhere to the RFC 6749 standard. Specifically, the Stack ...
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### Possible to get more than 5 tags for /search? Or to use or-logic, for tags, in /questions?

This is the query I want to run: ...
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### SE Editor Toolkit

There's been an onslaught of rather difficult to read questions on SO lately. A lot of them are just plain close-fodder, but many are just from d ppl ,who spk teh internetz lingo and hence make my ...
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### Stack 8 - Metro Style Stack Exchange Reader for Windows 8

Description Make the most of all Stack Exchange sites in one place. Stack 8 helps you to keep track of all your favourites Stack Exchange sites making easier to find questions and answers. Features ...
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### StackApplet - Bringing Stack Exchange Notifications to Your Desktop [1.6 alpha for Windows released using v2.0 of the API!]

StackApplet 1.6 Alpha for Windows Available Just in time for the API contest, I have created an alpha release of StackApplet 1.6 for Windows (it may run on other operating systems but I ...
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### Does any one remember an app that runs test cases against stackoverflow answer to find the right kind of code snippet?

I remembered to see an web application that allows people to create input and output of programs, then the app searches stackoverflow answers that satisfy the input and output pairs. I'm not sure if ...
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Introduction I was curious how far away I was from Generalist, and there are some data explorer queries that can show you your progress, but I thought it should be possible to make this work ...
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### Stack Overflow Instant Search

Screenshot About I love the concept of instant search that Google introduced. Stack Overflow Instant Search does exactly that - it brings (almost) instant search to Stack Overflow. The results ...
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### How to get Question/Answer body in the API response using filters?

I am looking through the API documentation and i am confused how to make a call with filters. I am specifically looking for get the question /answer body back. Is it possible. Could not find any ...
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### Unicorn Voting - Bringing the Joy of April 1 All Year 'Round!

About They're back! Although they were created for April 1st, you can now enjoy them throughout the whole year! Simply install this UserScript and commence upvoting and downvoting. License ...
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### The 2.1, “similar” path is returning empty results

I've been a happy user of the /2.1/similar Stack Exchange API for a while. But, at some point within the last 24 hours, or so, it started returning empty results (but otherwise reporting everything as ...
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### Get all sites of type “main_site”

Is there a way to get all sites of type main_site from the /site method? If not, what's the best way to get that list? Should I get all sites with a huge pagesize and then filter it in my App?
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### Please differentiate between meta sites for beta versus normal sites, in the /sites method

Currently, in the /sites method, a site can have a site_state of: normal, open_beta, closed_beta, or linked_meta. This makes it easy to tell if a main site is in beta or not. But it becomes a 2 or 3 ...
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### Inbox and Notifications aren't being filtered by site

I'm using the API get inbox messages and notifications for various sites on the StackExchange network, but it doesn't seem to matter what site parameter I pass in the query string. I always get my ...
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### json with list of all user's on stackoverflow

I am trying to get the list of all user's in json format (as provided by the api) (using jquery jsonp) What i found is pagesize – The number of collection results to display during pagination. ...
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### List of possible values for user_type on API for users

I'm starting to work with the API and I see on the call to retrieve a user or multiple users one of the fields that is returned is user_type. So far I have only seen a value of "registered" come back ...
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### Get API responses in formats other than JSON

I am working on an application which uses the Stack Exchange API. But I don't want responses in JSON format. So, if I want to convert JSON to another format like XML, is there any way to get the ...
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Why is there no channel for Stack Overflow on IFTTT? It would be great if I can mash up the Stack Exchange website with other web-based services like Google Reader or GMail, receive a SMS or ...
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### What is the unix epoch date, range [0, 253,402,300,799] in the API docs?

The type of the fromdate or todate in several methods is set to unix epoch date, range [0, 253,402,300,799] I don't know what that is and I can't find any information -- can someone explain it ...