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

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SE Chat Modifications — Keyboard navigation and commands for chat

Screenshot Use /command shortcuts to perform common chat tasks: See message history inline: Easily preview replied-to messages: And much, much more... About Legends tell of a prolific Meta Stack ...
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ChatBot, a bot. For the chat

About Lurks in the shadows of the chat. It executes commands at the request of the user, sending messages as the user who runs it. You can talk to it the StackOverflow SandBox room if you want to ...
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George the Dev - Making Conversation in the Chat Rooms

Screenshot About George the Dev is a chat bot for the Stack Exchange network of chat sites. He currently hangs out in the Sandbox and is capable of understanding a few commands and those commands ...
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OBSOLETE - ChatSEy - An Android App for SE Chat

App removed Now that we have a mobile chat that doesn't suck, I've taken this down. Screenshot About Completely overhauled styles, including default and dark themes Reply to, star and flag ...
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SE Chat custom notification sound

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Someone found the current *beep* sound annoying and asked for a way to change the sound. Such a feature did not exist, so I created this UserScript which adds a ...
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Set fire to people in chat

How many times have you been overwhelmed by your desire to set fire to people in Stack Exchange chat? Well now you can! Arqade Fire Get Chrome Extension Get Grease Monkey User Script Arqade Fire ...
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RebolBot - a chat bot for the chat rooms

RebolBot is a chat bot with a natural English dialect interface, specifically targeting the StackOverflow chat rooms. Yet it has a modular design, can post tweets to Twitter, and could be modified ...
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Will the API support the chat system?

Having read through come of the questions on here it's my understanding that v 1.0 of the API is for read-only access to real-time data, pretty much what's available in the data dump. Write support is ...
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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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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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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. ...
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Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites

Press : to start replying to a previous message. Press ↑ as many times as you need to mark the desired message. What does it do? First of all, the Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites provides ...
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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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Frequent Message Manager - Easily store and send frequently used messages in chat?

Screenshot About Have you ever said something in chat that made you think "I know I've said this many times before?" Perhaps you have a few common links that you reply to questions with on a ...
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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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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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ChatterBox - user script that adds inbox integration to Stack Exchange Chat!

Screenshot / Code Snippet About I like Stack Exchange Chat, and with the feedbots it tends to be pretty easy to keep up with what's going on with the site. Except for one thing - my inbox. So I ...
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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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SE-Chatbot, a bot for the chat rooms

I created a chat bot for the Stack Exchange chat rooms. The bot is open-source and the code is hosted on GitHub. The bot is licensed under CPOL (The Code Project Open License) v1.02. You can find a ...
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More Stars - Userscript that frees up room so you can see more starred messages

Since I've never written a GreaseMonkey script before, I borrowed heavily from this script and basically played around with it until I got what I wanted. So credit to them for helping me get there. ...
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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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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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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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Diamond Chat Aware - Helping you be aware of your audience when moving from private to public chat rooms

Screenshot / Code Snippet About While very subtle, in the above screenshot, you see a diamond watermark in the textbox. As someone who spends time in private rooms, mostly for moderation purposes, ...
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Clear Chat - Clears all of the messages in the chat window.

Screenshot About Ever wish you could simply clear all of the messages from the chat window (similar to a terminal)? Well now you can with this UserScript! Simply install it using the link below and ...
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RPG.SE Chat Fudge dice: a userscript for Fate & Fudge games

RPG.SE's chat rooms support dice rolls as an easter egg. This script will convert d6 rolls that you see into Fudge dice, using the ordinary conversion rules: 1–2 = minus, 3–4 = blank, 5&...
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ThirdPlace JavaScript chat library

Screenshot / Code Snippet var room = ThirdPlace.Room.GetCurrentRoom(); var message = new ThirdPlace.Message; message.room_id = room.id; message.content = "ThirdPlace.js is a library which abstracts ...
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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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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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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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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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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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PONIES: Hide unwelcome images in chat

Don't like it when chat is flooded with ponies? Too lazy to burn them all? You need PONIES: Protect Oneboxed Nuisance Images Everywhere Safely. All oneboxed images are displayed with 0.1 opacity ...
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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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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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Is a deobfuscated version of chat js available?

The dev portion of the CDN hosts unminified JS for the main SE sites (you can find it via http://dev.stackoverflow.com ). However, I can't seem to find the same for chat. Is there any link for ...
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GIF Killer! Stop animated gifs in the Chat

About Bookmarklet that stops GIFs in their tracks! until you refresh.. GIFs are replaced with the following image: How to use. Depending on your browser you create a new bookmark, copy and paste ...
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Drag+Drop image uploader for Chat

Drag and Drop images into chat! In any chat window, simply drag and drop an image to anywhere in the window to upload it. Bonus! - the image will not be automatically sent, allowing you to edit your ...
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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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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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Highlight Code in Chat - Highlights <code> elements contained in chat messages

Screenshot About Inspired by this question, I have developed a UserScript that highlights code elements in chat messages so that they stand out more on the page. Simply install the script and your ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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Killit - Bookmarklet to replace single images from the page

About Bookmarklet that replaces any selected image on the page with: How to use. You first need to "install" the bookmarklet by visiting the project homepage and dragging the button to your ...
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Is there a way to programmatically access chat?

I'm thinking about starting a project where I'd like to have access to the "chat" feature of the stack exchange sites. I saw this project: IRC access for the chat? But I don't believe that it works ...
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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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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. ...