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Unhide Downvoted Answers

About This simple userscript allows you to hover over an answer that has been greyed-out because of its low score to remove the styling. After you move away from the post, it will return to its ...
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Searching on Stack Overflow and using the API give different results?

I am trying to use the Stack Exchange API to see the trends on different topics. Looking at the API documentation, I see that I could do this using the /search path (it's documented that this method ...
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Does anyone have a script that lets you log in to chat server side?

There doesn't seem to be any sort of API for chat. I'm working on creating one, however I'm stuck at the login bit. How can I get Python (or some other server side language) to log in to chat? The ...
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Looking for Bookmarklet to Create a Question

I want to build a small bookmarklet which can take the selected text and send it to Stack Overflow to create a new post containing the selected text. Also get a unique id or something that helps to ...
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Can we have some debug endpoints for testing corner cases?

After encountering a throttle violation today (which I posted in another question), it occurred to me that although I've put together code to handle "backoff" conditions, and potentially throttle ...
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How to generate an Access Token using .net?

I am trying to develop an .NET application to consume Stack Exchange APIs. I can consume GET methods. Now, I want to call Stack Exchange API /questions/add to add questions. This API needs an access ...
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How to list your application/library/wrapper/script here

If you've created an application, script, or library for use on the Stack Exchange network, that's fantastic! Now publicize it by creating a question with the correct tag: app ...
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How to get my StackOverFlow API Key [duplicate]

I used to login in StackOverFlow site using my Gmail Id/password.How I will get my StackOverFlow API key? I require that key to fire a StackExchage API which requires authentication. Also, could ...
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StackFlair - Generate flair for your Stack Exchange associated accounts (please switch to stackflair.com)

Sample flair styles: About There have been several requests on Meta Stack Overflow for a way to get a combined flair similar to what is shown on Area 51. I took a "I want it, ...
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Fast Multi Platform Data Dump Import for SQL Server (2000/2005/2008), SQLite and MySQL

UPDATE: Both soapi.info and skysanders.net have been offline for a while. A fork exists at github.com/peschkaj/soddi. Updated compilation platform to enable execution on x86 and x64. Confirmed ...
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StackPaste - paste images into the text form instantly (unstable first release)

tl;dr Github link (raw) Motivation I really like to accompany my questions with images, especially on sites like Graphic Design or Chemistry. Very often, my images are just annotated screenshots or ...
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Is there an API to upload images to SE's imgur installation?

Is there an API for uploading images to the StackExchange-specific imgur installation? I could use the main imgur site, but they don't keep the images indefinitely. Use case: It would be ...
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Encoding type of display_name

I am using the v2.2 api. There is a small issue I have come across. For the display_name I do not understand the encoding. For example for this user, the name comes as Mike Sherrill 'Cat ...
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How to call editor commands from the outside?

When initialised, the SE editor instantiates CommandManager: this.run = function () { if (panels) return; // already initialized var commandManager = new CommandManager(hooks, ...
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Is there any API or documentation that would help my adding functionality to Q&A textareas?

I'm writing an userscript that should add some functionality to the main textarea (WMD) used to post and edit answers and questions. The functionality will usually need to do things like insert text ...
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Post to have write access (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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Stack Overflow API test to have write access (placeholder)

I am developing an application and it needs to have write access to Stack Overflow. This is the necessary post for write access. I will update it after finishing the application.
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Looking for a script to show countdown timer below posts for easier edits

On Stack Exchange sites, edits that are made within 5 minutes of posting a question or answer aren't counted. This is called the grace period. For example, if you post a new answer, and edit it after ...
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se-api-py - A lightwight Python wrapper for SE API

I've made a Python wrapper for Stack Exchange API. About A lightweight Python wrapper for StackExchange API v2.1. Built with Requests. Why yet another SE API Python wrapper? (I'm aware of Stack.PY ...
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How can I access all questions asked by an arbitrary user?

Within the web app for courses I organize, I'd like students to be able to provide their Stack Overflow username, so that we can pull in their most recent and unanswered questions. This information is ...
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Stack Exchange Mode for Emacs!

pull requests welcome! StackMode is a StackExchange mode for Emacs. Currently progressing rapidly through its prototyping phase, StackMode will support the full range of API operations, including ...
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Why doesn't network_user include api_site_parameter?

See the network_user type docs... It really doesn't make any sense to not include this. The api_site_parameter, at least how I see it, is an unambiguous key to a given site. Using the site name ...
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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: // ...
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Where To Start With App? [Java] [closed]

I'm looking into making a Parcel Tracker for android for personal use and maybe distribute it later on once it works properly. Where would I start? I'm very new to programming, I know some basics of ...
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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 ...
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How to write a first application?

How to write the first applications to use StackOverflow, for C# under the platform WinRT? How to use the API-functions? Is there a ready-made packages for under winRT (NuGet)? Are there a step by ...
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Authentication not working properly

I'm using python to test the API calls and made a request for authentication specifying: client_id, client_secret, etc., to https://stackexchange.com/oauth It returns a 200 response. One issue here ...
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StackExchange API's request data is blank in Drupal 7

I'm trying to implement this simple request in Drupal 7 on my local machine: $request = ...
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How to use the API to show the user reputation?

How do I use the Stack Exchange API to let my users enter their Stack Overflow URL and then extract their reputation and show it in a profile controller in Rails?
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Is developing, with the Stack Exchange API, possible on my local machine?

I'm sorry if this question seems trivial for the most of you but I'm not very familiar with OAuth and the Stack Exchange API. Is it possible to use this API in local environment for the development ...
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Does verifying OAuth2 `access_token` validity count towards API call quota?

Does this Stack Exchange API endpoint count towards quota usage? : http://api.stackexchange.com/docs/read-access-tokens (This is the most promising API call I found for verifying the validity ...
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Can the redirect_uri contain port number?

Is it possible to have the redirect_uri contain a specific port? For example: example.com:8080 Assuming that example.com is my registered domain, is the 8080 allowed? I have tried to put it as part ...
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Dude, where's my cursor?

About This user script makes it easier to edit long questions and answers by doing the following things: It constrains the height of the Markdown preview to 500 pixels by default, so you can ...
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How do I update redirect_uri param for a StackExchange App [duplicate]

I've created a StackExchange app but now I cannot find the edit page so I can update the app settings, like: redirect_uri - which is an OAuth param
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AnswerMachine (Placeholder)

About I plan on developing a client that simplifies asking Stack Overflow questions using a desktop application. Platform OS X Code Language: Objective-C Screenshot
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Filter doesn't consistently return comment bodies

I've been trying to set up a filter I can use with /questions/{id}/answers/ (using the UI at this link), which returns the following fields: answer: answer_id body_markdown comments ...
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How to sort by the newest question?

I'm trying to retrieve the latest questions posted in a particular tag. What's the equivalent for: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/php?sort=newest&pagesize=15 I see that v1.1 API is ...
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StacMan - .NET client for Stack Exchange API v2

Features Supports all Stack Exchange API V2 methods through version 2.1 Easy to use: one-to-one mapping between StacMan and API methods/params Async is easy: methods return Task<T> so ...
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How can I create a filter from scratch using filter/create?

I want to create a filter from scratch to get just the information I can use: error_id quota_remaining api_site_parameter The first two are part of the wrapper and the last is part of .items, so I ...
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SOStacked: Stack Exchange iPhone client

Screenshots About Awesome feature set. Powerful search, beautiful display Pick your favorite and ignored tags Log into your account, track your reputation! See your incoming answers, ...
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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 ...
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Wrapper implementation method to get user notifications in Stack Exchange?

I'm trying to build an app that requires me to get the user notifications for a particular Stack Exchange user. Now, I'm trying to use Java to accomplish this and I came across this wrapper library: ...
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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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Getting unauthorized_error when using OAuth2.0

I want to create a simple desktop application which connects to my account and shows some information in the status bar. I've been trying to authenticate using OAuth2.0 but I'm getting stuck and I ...
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“error_id”:500,“error_message”:“this error has been logged”,“error_name”:“internal_error”

I developed an application, user can give vote down or up to question or comments but when I send the request to the API of the stackexchenge the response it is not true and this back to me error ...
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Is there a Python or PHP library for the Stack Exchange API which supports posting and commenting?

Do any of the existing PHP or Python libraries for the Stack Exchange API support the posting new comments and posts features? If so, which ones?
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Stack Exchange v2.2 PHP API Client

I am developing a PHP library for interacting with the Stack Exchange API. Most of the methods are unimplemented so far. I am writing this post because I need to test some auth methods. My app ...
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Dice Stack - Find a random question

DiceStack Screenshot About Fetches a random question from a StackExchange site of your choice. License Free-to-use webapp. Source not available. Features Ability to filter by tags, score ...
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Using the API for data analysis?

I am creating an R wrapper for the API. The use case for this is for doing data analysis on the SO data. As I am building it, it seems like I would need to iterate over many pages in order to get ...
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Why are comments in the timeline of a question but not in the activity sort?

I've written a small script to monitor a tag of our team's language, and translate that to Slack notifications (Source). I use the /2.2/questions?order=desc&sort=activity&tagged=rascal call ...

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