# Chat Easy Input Tools - Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands

## About

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 use.

All of the following commands are run if the user has focus in the chat input area.

• ALT + A inserts a link.
• ALT + T inserts a .
• ALT + B formats text to bold.
• ALT + I formats text to italics.
• ALT + S formats text to strike-through.
• ALT + C formats text to code.

### License

Chat Easy Input Tools is released under the WTFPL.

### Download

You can install Chat Easy Input Tools here:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/so-chat-easy-input-tools/pnbhechmjmooppggjdlpemnagilclbcn/related

## Contact

I can be reached at rob.lemon@gmail.com.

## Code

Chat Easy Input Tools is written in Javascript.

The code can be retrieved from here:
https://github.com/rlemon/Chat-Easy-Input-Tools

• Pro Tip: if you goto chrome://extensions and drag and drop the userscript to the page it will install it. – rlemon Aug 11 '12 at 3:16
• Make sure you download the file first. facepalm – Kyle Trauberman Oct 24 '12 at 17:45
• hehe yea that is important. – rlemon Oct 24 '12 at 20:40
• I want this for SO comments... – Denys Séguret May 29 '13 at 17:10
• Why not use the same shortcuts the full editor on SO uses? – ThiefMaster Oct 17 '13 at 14:16
• @ThiefMaster because I didn't think about that when I wrote it, and now I'm used to these keybindings. I will make it editable in the future ... maybe. – rlemon Oct 17 '13 at 15:13