This is a userscript that converts the selected text to Markdown and allows you to quickly copy it.
It is mainly useful for when copying from comments on posts, where you want to quote the user, or even quoting from a post.
Press Ctrl + Alt + m (
markdown) to show the prompt for you to copy
This is a test of the markdown converter
This <b>is</b> a <i>test</i> of the <a href='http://stackapps.com'>markdown converter</a>)
gets converted to for you to copy:
This **is** a _test_ of the [markdown converter](http://stackapps.com)
It uses the to-markdown converter.
Install it from GitHub Gist
(or view source)
It's only been tested on Chrome, so please post bugs/feature requests here :)