# All Questions

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### Request for self destructing comments

What would I like? I would like comments that can self destruct after a set amount of time. Why? I often add a comment that doesn't need to stay around, like saying thanks to a user, or telling ...
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### Chatception - quickly chat in different rooms from a single page (v0.3)

TL;DR I got fed up with having 11 chat tabs open all the time and made a userscript to fix it. Screenshot Description A tiny widget that allows you to quickly chat in different Stack ...
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### Can I post a suggestion for a stack app? [duplicate]

I have an idea for a stack app. However, I can't program it. Can I post an app suggestion?
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### How to make unlimited requests to API [duplicate]

I wanted to make unlimited call to the API to retrieve/update the threads. Is there any way to do so? I understand "Without a key you can make 300 requests per day, with a key you can make 10,000 ...
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### Sane limits for script that auto-loads new reviews for easier manual reviewing

I was looking at Am I allowed to use/create robots to track questions? just now and started wondering whether my current userscript to help with reviewing has quite the right internal rate limits. It ...
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### Can not request info after OAuth

I am following The implicit OAuth 2.0 flow Guide: My client ID is 4709 while key is RoZwtHUrhMP088oVGCMlxA(( I appended my URL as: ...
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### How to get the “People reached” stat of a user, using the API? [duplicate]

I checked the user ids and advanced search API docs, but I could not get this stat. Does Stack Exchange provide this info in the API? ...
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Recently I have received complaints about my app suggesting that logging in with a Google account shows a warning message that OpenID authentication has gone away. When I tried to log in with my own ...
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### Add the 'people reached' count to the API?

Can we have the people reached statistic added to the /users/{ids} method? The response could simply be: "people_reached": 1000 I'm asking because it would be cool to get a network-wide number.
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### What is the difference between accepted and is_accepted?

I saw there are two fields in answer type. One is accepted, introduced in v2.2 and needs private_info access. While another one is is_accepted without these limits. Can somebody give an explanation? ...
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### StackRating – Tracks skill of Stack Overflow users!

Screenshot About StackRating.com tracks user ratings which is a measure of users “skill”. It does so by comparing the number of upvotes on the answers of each question and uses the formula of ...
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### How to get all posts that a user voted on? [duplicate]

I know how to get all questions that I favorited using /docs/me-favorites. But, how can I get all answers (or questions) that I voted on? Like those in the upvote history.
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### Replacing identicons with face-like avatars

This is a tiny script replacing identicons on SE sites with face-like avatars provided by Gravatar. Available as a Chrome extension, and as a source file below. var i, t, images = ...
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### Is it possible to have no sorting - to just show results in order of inputted IDs?

I'm trying to send multiple IDs at once (up to a max of 100), but need to use the data in the same order I send the request with. So, if I send IDs 1;2;3;4, I would like to receive the JSON sorted in ...
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### Using Stack overflow [duplicate]

Can we use Stack Overflow API 2.2 (or any other latest version) to extract the information (Threads, Answers, users etc), as mentioned in the documentation in https://api.stackexchange.com/docs. We ...
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### How do I get the body of an answer, as well as the author? [duplicate]

I am using this call to get the body of an answer : http://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions/5877753/answers?order=desc&sort=activity&site=stackoverflow But this only gives the author of ...
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### How to install the Stack Exchange API 2.2? [duplicate]

I am sorry, this may seem obvious but I really can't find any installation guide/link anywhere. I need the Objective-C API.
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### Question up-voting is not working from my code?

I am trying to upvote a question using the Stack Exchange API in android, via the /2.2/questions/{questionID}/upvote route. But in the log, it's just showing something like: ...
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### How to get up_vote_count and down_vote_count for a user?

I'm testing the following command: \$ curl -s "http://api.stackexchange.com/2.1/users/55075?&site=stackoverflow" | gunzip -d | python -m json.tool However it doesn't return up_vote_count and ...
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### Required Post for Write Access for android (Placeholder)

I'm developing a site with Stack integration and I need to be able to write, so I'm making the required post for write access. I will update it in the future.
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### Find old display names of a user

As observed here, it can be confusing when certain users who had gone months under one name suddenly switched to new names So I've made a simple API-based tool: Old display names of a user ...
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### Export a question and its answers as LaTeX

A post on a MathJax-enabled SE site is typically a mix of LaTeX-like syntax and HTML and/or Markdown. Consequently, the source of a post cannot be processed by a LaTeX compiler as is, despite the ...
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### ArtOfChatbot + Chat API - a customisable chatbot

Stack Exchange chat has no API. While this is not a complete chat API, it introduces a level of control that makes it far easier to run chatbots. About ArtOfChatbot is a two-part creation: a basic ...
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### 'Activity' tab on profile as default

Userscript to set 'Activity' tab on profile as default tab When the new profile page design was released, there was a feature request to make 'Activity' the default tab. Because this got declined, I ...
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### Porkchat: A Chrome extension with lots of chat tweaks!

Install Install from the Chrome Web Store About Porkchat is a Chrome extension that bundles together a lot of scripts I have written for Stack Exchange chat over the years. It is fully ...
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### How can i extract a user information on Stack Overflow using Python and stack Overflow App

I am new to python. I want to extract a user bio, answers, questions they made in Stack Overflow. Can I do that using the API? For ex: can I extract the user: name bio and number of questions ...
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### Devlookup : A Search tool designed for developers

About Devlookup is a search tool designed for developers. It aggregates results from the most important development websites, using Bing as the backend engine. The main goal is to improve resource ...
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### Ability to support json type for post request

Right now we it uses url encode to post authenticated request. Maybe an option for application json?
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### Heep, a Stack Exchange client for Windows

Heep is a Stack Exchange client for Windows. Available now on the Windows Store here. Features: Browsing Stack Exchange questions based on Interesting, New, and Hot questions. Searching Stack ...
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### Help with javascript SDK configuration

The following problem is REAL! All names have been changed to protect the innocent. I have a site at "http://Something.github.io/MyRepository/Directory/index.html" And I have my app configured like ...
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### Does a user only need to log in once to access all sites?

When I use stack exchange sites on my desktop web browser, I log in once using stack exchange ID and then when I navigate to sites I don't belong to, it automatically associates me with the new site. ...
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### Chat mass-unstar script

We from the Python room like to have a clean list of starred messages, so only relevant and really liked messages stay on the starred list forever. In order to do that, we unstar messages from time to ...
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### Login problem on devices pre Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

I have recently published an app for browsing Stack Exchange websites and a major feedback I received from users was about the inability to use oauth login form while loging into the app. The ...
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### Remove chat room description and tags

Chat room description and tags may only be useful a first couple of times you come by a chat room. After that, they are just wasting space. To hide them from the view, you can install the following ...
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### Chat Starred Images Expander

The Thing This handy little userscript will turn images starred in chat into little thumbnails under the star list. Current features: Oneboxed images in chat will become thumbnails. Add or ...
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### 404 “This Method cannot be called this way” when getting user's inbox

I'm doing a POST request to https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/users/<id>/inbox to get the users' inbox items. However I'm getting a 400 error on the request, and a JSON body saying it was a 404 ...
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### /me/inbox is not returning most recent items

Looks like /me/inbox is either a bit behind or it's not supposed to be realtime. Explanation: for a comment that I received 4 hours ago It's not returned in the API: ...
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### Official support for SE apps

Is SE a company, or to put it another way, is it possible to develop apps for SE itself, rather than as a 3rd party? I find it frustrating to get to a complete list of my sites, you have to go to ...
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### Posting an answer via StackOverflow API

This is in reference to the StackOverflow for Windows and Windows Phone . I'm in the middle of the development of the app. Right now, I am trying to implement the posting of answers using the API. My ...
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### Are there plans to involve Area51 in SE API version 3?

Several applications come to mind, proposal publicity, question analysis, making resources files, but I can't find any SE API calls that can do this.
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### Stack Overflow Questions Notifier - LinuxMint Cinnamon Applet that notifies you when new questions, with certain tag(s), are posted on Stackoverflow

Description A Linux Mint Cinnamon Applet that checks Stack Overflow site and shows a notification popup when new questions (with one or several tags) are posted Screenshot (Click for a larger view) ...
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### Blizzard is Overflowing - Reskin of basic SO to look like a blizzard site

Placeholder for a basic re-skin of the profile page search page and question page. Needed for write access.
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### PhoneGap Stack Overflow app (Placeholder)

I am developing an application and which needs to have write access to Stack Overflow. I will provide an update after finishing the application.
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### Inline editor regardless of reputation

The following simple script provides an ability to edit any posts inline regardless of reputation (works if logged out also). Download / view code Screenshot from there:
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### Favourites Enhancer: Tag favourites and add personal notes

Inspired by this question, I've made a userscript that allows you to tag favourites, and add personal notes to them (until SE implements this themselves!): To create favourites When you click on the ...
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Is it ok to set access tokens to never expire? Or should we ask the user of the application to periodically re-enter their credentials?
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For an app on Windows Phone, I'm missing the page after you enter your login credentials and click submit. When I debug on my device, after I log in I obtain the correct response Uri with access ...
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