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Questions about, or scripts/apps/libraries that enhance Stack Exchange's Chat rooms/feature.

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Control Chat Volume of ping sound in any chatroom

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script adds a sound volume control to each SE chatroom. I created it after seeing complaints about the sound being too loud. The script hooks-up into the volume ...
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Rejoin Favorite Chatrooms

Screenshot / Code Snippet This script adds a link to rejoin favorite chatrooms, even if you're in multiple ones already: About When you're in only one chatroom on a server, there's an orange button ...
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Add link to network and chat profiles

Screenshot / Code Snippet About The recent design update to the profile page removed the ability to easily navigate to a user's network profile, even though they chose to hide their profile. Since ...
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EasterEggExchange: Enable all easter eggs in chat

About This script will enable all easter eggs in chat, namely: Cthulhu Send <(?:"[^"]*"['"]*|'[^']*'['"]*|[^'">])+> and quotes from this answer fly around your ...
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ChatOvercharged - making inserting markdown links in chat convenient

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Chat Overcharged is a userscript that aims to improve the quality of life of chat users. It is a living project, and more features are going to be added as the ...
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Where can I find login api for logging in stackexchange?

I need my bot (me) to login without myself involved in it. I've set up my node server, but now I can't figure out how to login. I'll need fkey to connect to socket, and for that I feel I'll need to ...
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Toggle Stack Overflow Chat Sidebar

Screenshot On toggle show sidebar: On toggle hide sidebar: About The sidebar will be automatically hidden. When you want to see the sidebar, take the mouse to the right edge of the screen and the ...
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Dark Mode 4 Chats

A userscript that adds Dark Mode to Stack Exchange Chats, while also allowing you to customize themes and colors! Version 0.2: still beta Screenshot / Code Snippet About Since the introduction of ...
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Pronoun Assistant

Screenshot / Code Snippet About It's hard to miss these days - the Code of Conduct is about to change. It will emphasize the importance of using the correct pronoun when referring to a user in third ...
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Stack Exchange Chat API Documentation and Bot Boilerplate (finally)

Chat Documentation GitHub Link: https://github.com/jbis9051/SO-ChatBot/blob/master/CHAT_API.md Description: I know many people have created bots in different languages. Thats why I need your help ...
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How do I get notified of events in SE chat?

I'm writing userscripts to interact with Stack Exchange Chat. I'd like to be notified when things happen (e.g. messages added, removed, edited, users joining, etc.). I know that I could use a ...
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Moving the New Feed Items box to the bottom right

I've created a simple script to move the New Feed Items box to the lower right to avoid it from hiding the chat history: Installation: Just copy the following code in Tampermonkey/GreaseMonkey: // ==...
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Minimize pics in Chat

I made a script that allows you to minimize pictures, gifs, youtube preview, tweets or wikipedia articles. It's useful if you don't want the image to be always shown. For example at the office. It ...
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SpotDetector - A bot designed to seek out potentially bad first post/late answer reviews

Spotdetector About A bot designed to seek out and provide feedback to moderators about potentially bad reviews. Check it out You can find it currently active in the SOBotics Room currently running ...
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Node.js/ChatExchange - An API for Chat

About ChatExchange is a node.js API for talking to Stack Exchange chat (Largely based on ChatExchange for python). This is still very much in the works, but currently provides a working API for those ...
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Request for chat bot to restore "translate" functionality in chat

A while ago, SE briefly introduced a built-in feature where a user can type: translate: [words in any language] ...and the Feeds user would respond with an English translation of whatever was typed. ...
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Bonfire Unread Count: Add the unread messages count to the favicon

About: I wanted to be able to pin the chat rooms I'm on, but I wouldn't know how many unread messages there were. With this extension, I can pin the tab. Screenshot: Download / Install: You can ...
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Unstar/unpin for room owners from a transcript

In a chat room room owners can unstar or unpin messages. However, they can't do that from their chatroom transcript. If they want to cancel stars from way back they are forced to load older messages ...
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Chat vertical window mode − hide the entire sidebar when window gets narrow

If you're trying to chat in a very narrow window, you probably don't need the sidebar anyway. And toggling that script every time is inconvenient. Now you can install this style: @media screen and (...
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Request for a userscript to activate the "Wheel of Blame" Easter egg in chat

Note: This is not the same as The Unofficial Wheel of Blame. The Stack Exchange chat sites have an Easter egg called "Wheel of Blame" that activates for the current user only. Right now, the only way ...
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ChatX: A ruby library for SE Chat

Screenshot / Code Snippet Here's some sample usage: cb = ChatBot.new(ENV['ChatXUsername'], ENV['ChatXPassword']) cb.login cb.gen_hooks do room 63296 do # Room ID of The Closet, a testing room for ...
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Open Source Chat Android Application for StackExchange/StackOverflow

A while back a fellow member of Room 15 (Android) started creating an Android application for the StackOverflow/StackExchange chat. I recently picked it up and revived it and it is open to community ...
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RO Chat Message Delete Option

Description: Gives room owners the ability to delete other users' chat messages from the message popup menu: On confirmation, the message will be deleted. The ability is available for up to 2 ...
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Chat Move Helper / Bot Cleanup Tool

Description: Extends the room-owner move message tool in chat to make it easier to quickly clean up after bots by moving their messages, commands, and replies to them. Adds a couple visualization ...
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Top Bar for Chat Rooms

As of 1.12, thanks entirely to Shog9's efforts, this now works on Firefox as well as Chrome! Description: Provides a fully functional top bar, including realtime notifications, easy chat server ...
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XMPPExchange: An XMPP bridge for chat

Screenshots You can use it to use chat on CLI too, with the help of profanity: Note: You need to run /online when you login to enable relaying. (Quick how to use: apt-get install profanity, ...
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ModColorFix for Chat

Just a very very simple userscript that changes the moderator usernames in chat from blue to green. Requested by and built for @doppelgreener on becoming a mod. Link to Github Repo Link to install ...
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Generic Bot – A Moderation Chatbot

Generic Bot is a chatbot meant to help with moderation tasks on Stack Overflow. You can find the bot in the SOBotics chatroom. Flag Tracker (Userscript) When you flag a post, this userscript will ...
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TACUC - The ATaco ChatExchange Userscript Collection

A collection of Userscripts focused around Stack Exchange's chat. To install these, you need TamperMonkey, although GreaseMonkey apparently works. GitHub Auto Chat Jax This userscript simply ...
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go-sechat - Go package for interacting with the Stack Exchange chat network

The Stack Exchange chat network does not currently have an API. However, after spending a bit of time in Chrome's Inspector, I was able to reverse-engineer most of the requests and responses ...
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SOClearChat -- Helpful Chat functions

A Tampermonkey/Greasemonkey script packing some helpful functions for Stack Overflow chat. To install, click: Install SO ClearChat Source: github.com/lbotinelly/SOClearChat It adds four ...
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Smoke the SmokeDetector

SmokeTheSmokeDetector Over in Tavern on the Meta, our spam detector, SmokeDetector has been the topic of an ongoing argument between those who believe SmokeDetector fills the chatroom, and those who ...
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Google Chrome Chat Faces

SE-Chat-Faces Love using faces in chat? Are ASCII faces just a little too boring? Is the unicode entry keystroke too complicated? Tired of having to copy-paste unicode faces from Notepad++ (or ...
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Badge oneboxer for chat

This script makes it possible for badges to onebox in Chat. Example format: that's a [badge:nice-answer] on a powershell bountied question The only somewhat custom one you can use is Strunk & ...
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SmokePreview - A chat addon for the SmokeDetector

SmokePreview A Greasemonkey script to add a preview to chat messages of the SmokeDetector. Messages which are deleted while loading the preview will get a opacity of 50% to make clear that this is not ...
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sechatr - adding Hangouts-style avatars to chat

New And Improved! I have rewritten the application and fixed a ton of bugs that were causing issues (and extremely high memory usage). If you ran into trouble before, give the new version a spin! ...
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Make your own custom oneboxes for Chat!

Screenshot About Oneboxing is when you post a link to a supported site on SE Chat and it automatically shows extra information. An example is when you post a link to a question in Chat and it ...
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Chat Dark Theme Plus

About Work in progress theme for StackExchange chats, also includes 'plugins' for additional features. Features include: Inline webm/gifv User colours code-mode (see here) activated with Ctrl + ...
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Minimize chat input area − remove links and site logo, no auto width

Chat input area background takes up all the horizontal space it can get. It's time to stop this greedy nonsense! This script removes the width:auto rule and hides the site's logo and links at the ...
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Github link oneboxer for Chat

Oneboxes links to Github repos, issues or pull requests in Chat This userscript will automatically detect new and existing messages in chat that link to Github and onebox them, just like it is done ...
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ChatExchange - It is an API for Chat

Code Snippet sendMessage('chat.meta.stackexchange.com', 721, 'Hello @Sha', fkey().fkey) //Sends the message 'Hello @Sha' to Shadow's Den //Must be run in a chat site, due to @Balpha not wanting CORS ...
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WelcomeBot - a bot to welcome you

WelcomeBot A Stack Exchange chatbot written in Python that uses ChatExchange. Many parts of this were modeled after SmokeDetector, another Stack Exchange chatbot. Features Welcomes new users ...
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Hide Unnecessary Info in SE Chat

Hide Unnecessary or Cluttering Information in the Sidebar of an SE Chatroom Description A small userscript to help avoid clutter on the sidebar of any Stack Exchange chat room. The chat room will ...
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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 Exchange ...
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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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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 configurable - ...
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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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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 (aka StarScript)

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 remove ...
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Room Topic Change Helper

When the room topic changes, don't you wish you knew what it used to be before the change? Well now you can! This script automatically updates room topic change posts with the previous topic so you ...
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