Questions tagged [posts]

"Posts" covers both questions and answers. (And perhaps wiki pages) For example, you may use this tag for apps that help with general editing.

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Following Overcharged - Various improvements to the "follow" feature

Screenshot About Following Overcharged (inspired by a MSE feature request) is a userscript that provides a set of features improving the "follow" feature. Current version includes: Feature ...
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Userscripts Configurer - One script to configure them all

Screenshot About UserScripts Configurer is a shared configuration controller for UserScripters' userscripts. How to use Configurer is exposed as a global accessible via UserScripters.Userscripts....
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Post Box Highlighter - Highlight a post box background

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Post Box Highlighter adds a "highlight" button to every post's action menu that allows one to temprorarily highlight the background of the target post. ...
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Magic Answer References - a userscript for making proper post referencing easier

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Referencing other posts properly by hand is tedious: one has to link to users' profiles as usernames are subject to change any time, as well as to their post. Magic ...
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Items response empty after article POST request

I'm trying to post an article using StackExchange's Teams API then try to pull that new article's id from the API response. The article gets posted but the items field is empty : {"items":[],...
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Reopen/Delete Vote Rename - Clarify whether you've voted to delete/undelete already

About Ever forget you voted to delete something and ended up retracting your vote accidentally? Well, so have a bunch of other people, myself included, so let's make that a bit more obvious. This ...
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Convert your Stack Exchange Posts to your own Website

Using the tools in this website you can take all your Stack Exchange Posts in SE Markdown Format and convert them to GitHub Pages Jekyll Kramdown format. The website is targeted to high-rep Stack ...
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Don't let me interact with this user's posts (for sockpuppets, mostly)

About The main purpose of this script is to prevent one from accidentally interacting with questions/answers posted by a sock of their own (but it can also be used to avoid interacting with posts from ...
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Request for user script to calculate Wilson confidence ratings for posts

I came across the following blog post on the Internet recently: How Not to Sort by Average Rating: PROBLEM: You are a web programmer. You have users. Your users rate stuff on your site. You want to ...
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Three Columns - Displays the question page, post textarea, and post preview in side-by-side columns

Three Columns ( install ) (github) This is a userscript which allows those with reasonably wide monitors to make the most of their screen real-estate when posting, by making the question, ...
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Stack Exchange Post Watcher - Firefox & Chrome extension to watch posts for any changes

Stack Exchange Post Watcher Watching posts for changes is an extremely heavily requested feature on Stack Exchange (see 1, 2, 3). This extension adds a 'watch' button to the actions under every post ...
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Why doesn't the API return a 'locked date' for this locked answer?

This answer has been locked, yet when I ask the API about this post it fails to return a locked_date: It's a rather old lock, but I can't see anything suspicious in the timeline or the Post History.
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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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Stack Snippet Lag Fixer

About Inspired by this question on SO Meta. Sometimes, when posting or editing posts with one or more Stack Snippets, the editor requires a lot of resources to continuously re-render the post preview. ...
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View up and down votes, for everybody

About: This userscript lets everybody view the up and down vote counts on a question or answer -- whether or not they have the "Established User" privilege. It replaces Rob W's old script, which was ...
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Request for user script to remove mask from posts deleted as spam or offensive

As a contributor to Charcoal, I often find that the spam and offensive mask (i.e. "this post was deleted as spam or offensive and is therefore not shown, see the revision history") just gets in my way ...
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Bonfire - dashboard for FireAlarm detecting low-quality questions

FireAlarm is a chatbot detecting low-quality questions. Bonfire is a web-dashboard written using Ruby on Rails, made specifically for FireAlarm. Upon low quality post detection, FireAlarm sends all ...
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Script to dynamically expand the Q/A text field

I'm searching for a script to (vertically) expand the text field in questions and answers as I type. I personally prefer seeing all content at once (while the area can be extended by manually dragging,...
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Reading time for each post

Some Question and Answers can get lengthy and you only know when you're going to spend too much time once you're half way. This userscript will add the approximate reading time at the top of each ...
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Regional 12-hour timestamps

This script is a modification of Kip's "Display absolute timestamps (in local time)"; I have his permission to post this. Most of the credit for the script goes to him. About This script ...
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Show a warning message when you follow a link to a deleted answer or comment

About: When you follow a link to a comment or answer you might end-up being confused if the answer or comment is removed. This little userscript shows a warning on top of the page when the link you ...
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Sentinel - monitoring new answers to old questions

First there was Natty - looking for new answers to old questions that aren't actually answers, and posting them in a chatroom. Then there was Sentinel. Sentinel is the web dashboard for Natty. The ...
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Show/Hide spoilers on any question (and its answers)

About: Inspired by this feature request on Meta Science Fiction & Fantasy, this script adds a checkbox to the "question info" sidebar block on each question to allow toggling all spoiler blocks ...
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sostats - Stack Overflow latest metrics and charts

About I wondered how many questions, answers or comments are being posted on Stack Overflow every day. How many users get registered? How does it depend on the day of the week? When are users most ...
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Show revision diff color toggle

Sparked by this feature request on meta.SO, I created a quick user script that offers a toggle to show or hide diff colors. Look at the following screenshot to see it in action. The upper view is how ...
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Stack Exchange Improvements - Sticky top bar, new text editor, and more

About This chrome extension replaces the text editor with a much better one that supports markdown, indentation, code formatting, and more! Also provides options for making the top bar sticky, and ...
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A way to copy text on this forum to preserve math symbols?

Is there any way to copy html-text containing Mathjax symbols from this forum's threads and paste it into a word processor (I use Libre office Writer) to preserve nicely looking math symbols? The ...
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Review Tag Repositioner

About: This userscript clones the tags and adds them to the top of the post when working in the review queue. This is in response to a feature-request on Meta Stack Overflow. Installation: ...
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PPCG Sandbox Viewer

Screenshots GIF of the viewer: How the button looks: The Viewer: About This is a userscript for the Programming Puzzles & Code Golf sandbox. It shows you your currently sandboxed posts. It's ...
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StackOverflow-Steroids - A Chrome extension to introduce (and test) new features on Stack Overflow faster

I've previously complained about the bad usability that Stack Exchange sites can have and created a Chrome extension to help test possible fixes. It did not attract much attention. Now I've added a ...
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Anonymize short links [closed]

“Share” links under questions and answers include one's UserId, which may not be desirable for those who want to keep separate online identities at SE and elsewhere. (Pointed out at Meta Stack ...
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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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How do I add newlines when editing a post body via the API?

I am editing the tags of a question via the API, and to do that you have to pass the body and title etc. I can get the Markdown or HTML from the API but I can't see how to send it back formatted ...
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Export a question and its answers as LaTeX

A post on a MathJax-enabled SE site is typically a mix of LaTeX-like syntax and HTML and/or Markdown. Consequently, the source of a post cannot be processed by a LaTeX compiler as is, despite the ...
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Timestamps with a day

Another script inspired by a meta question, this will prepend an abbreviated day name to all mouseover UTC timestamps. This script requires Greasemonkey on Firefox and Tampermonkey on Chrome. Other ...
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`last_editor` is missing but `last_edit_date` is present?

Some posts (questions or answers) have a last_edit_date but no last_editor. Does this always mean that the post was last edited by the post owner? Example: stackapps.com/a/3891/ PS: This issue came ...
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View full image sizes on click

Inspired by a meta question, here's a script that makes every image in a post also open itself at full size in a new window/tab when clicked. It will ignore any images already manually linked. ...
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How do I derive the parent question from an answer in the /posts call?

So, I'm parsing every post - question or answer - for a concordance that I am building. (If you're interested, you can see where I am at http://seconcordance.cloudapp.net. Don't worry - full ...
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My app has to be published first? But it's still under development

Okay, I want to build an App that allows me to create questions on Stack Exchange. I registered it here on Stack Apps but now when I want to create a question I get this message: { "error_message": ...
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Looking for Android app that allows posting questions/comments to SE sites [duplicate]

I remember that not so long ago all the apps had a limited, read-only functionality. I wonder if it has changed? Is there an Android app that allows you to post questions/comments to SE sites?
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API calls that return select post bodies throw JSON errors

When calling the Stack Exchange API to get the post body, it will return an error for some posts. EG: /docs/questions#page=13&pagesize=100&fromdate=2013-09-01&todate=2013-09-02&order=...
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StackApp NNTP bridge for accessing Stack Exchange sites (like Stack Overflow)

Screenshot About With this NNTP Bridge you can follow all posts of Stack Overflow (and other Stack Exchange sites) very easily. Each question will be shown as one thread with all tags, the ...
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Code Pen, auto-submission Bookmarklet

CodePen is a new site like our beloved jsFiddle. I like it for two reasons. Zen Coding It has an API So, with the latter I created a bookmarklet. It guestimates what each block of code is (HTML, ...
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OBSOLETE - Add Draft Save Links

Obsolete: Install and source links are dead. Script was written for much older version of the sites. Screenshot About This is a simple Greasemonkey script which adds Save and Clear buttons for ...
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Provide a way to retrieve questions and answers that have been deleted

Could you please provide a way to retrieve deleted questions/answers? Your database contains that data, until you hard delete it, so it would be useful for us to have the chance to play with it. I'm ...
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