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Markdown is a lightweight, plain-text, markup language. It is used across the entire Stack Exchange network for post formatting (Questions, answers, wikis, chat) and comment formatting.

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How do you access the StacksEditor to set markdown from a user script?

I'm trying to revive Astro CB's auto edit corrections script. I've got a lot of it updated, improved, and working with Stack Exchange changes since 2015. One thing that stuck on is setting the ...
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Get Comment markdown, copy comment code to clipboard

About: This userscript adds flyover buttons to every comment to fetch that comment's code (markdown). Reference this post, and this post on Meta Stack Overflow. Features: The markdown is paste-...
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/questions returns wrong markdown when a suggested edit is improved

The /questions API method returns wrong markdown when the last revisions were made by a suggested edit improved in the review queue. This event leads to two revisions (one for the suggested edit and ...
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Markdown Shortcuts for StackExchange - insert latex commands quickly by keybindings

About This userscript gives users quick key bindings to speed up the process of editing mathjax/chem/etc. into posts. Example usage: Pressing Alt+I would insert \pi directly. Pressing Alt+R would ...
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Incremental Markdown Preview for Stack Exchange

Incremental Markdown Preview is a user script that modifies the Stack Exchange live Markdown preview pane to minimize the number of HTML elements that need to be replace every time the preview is ...
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Copy post content as markdown -- quick and easy way to quote people!

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 ...
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Stack Exchange References

Stack Exchange References What is it? Stack Exchange References is a userscript for easily putting in references in answers and questions. Description In the top bar of any answer or question on SE,...
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Convert share links to markdown [title](url)

v1.4     Share post links with markdown Replaces the original URL shown by the share link dialog and converts http://share-url to [question-title](http://share-url). The script opens with Markup as ...
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Enhanced Ctrl + L and URL templates for comments, answers and questions

Shortcut Ctrl + L to add links to a comment. Define URL templates to make it easier to insert links to documentation. Shortcut Ctrl + L to remove a link in a comment ([caret>|](link) -> caret>|)....
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Is there a word-processor plugin for stackoverflow's markdown

I have started to grow accustomed to using SE's markdown system, and I love the way it looks. I was wondering, if there was a word-processor, or word processor plugin that uses the same markdown ...
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<kbd>, Superscript and Subscript, markup shortcuts

About: This script adds buttons and keyboard shortcuts that make it easy to add/remove: <kbd> tags Superscripts and subscripts <del> tags <br> tags &emsp; when editing posts. ...
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Export BibleGatway page content in markdown format

Description When browsing Bible Gateway show a textinput field with a markdown formatted copy of the current page for easy copy/paste into SE questions and answers. This is especially useful for ...
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Comments in user timeline are returning Markdown

In users/{id}/timeline, the detail field for comment events is formatted with Markdown and not HTML. Is it normal? I saw in the question Comments are returning markdown that the API should return HTML ...
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Comments are returning markdown.

Look at the output of the following: Output: { "comment_id": 12713, "creation_date": 1289269467, "owner": { "user_id"...
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Markdown versus HTML

Does the API always return question and answer bodies in HTML format? Is there any provided way to get them in Markdown format, for easier local editing? If not, please consider this a feature ...
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