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Add keyboard shortcuts to comments

Question code is obsolete. But the answer code and the code linked in the comments still work. About This script adds Ctrl+B (bold), Ctrl+I (italic), Ctrl+K (code), and Ctrl+L (link) shortcuts to ...
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Looking for a beginner's tutorial to using the API

I see the Stack Exchange API but I'm unable to understand it. I don't think there is any fundamental tutorial showing how to use Stack Overflow fully in the API documentation. I want some fundamental ...
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Stack Exchange Post Editor - Performing Basic Corrections on Posts Automatically

Screenshot About This script was originally inspired by SE Editor Toolkit. Unfortunately, the toolkit is packaged as a Safari extension and as such is unusable in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. I had ...
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StackInbox - a Chrome/Firefox Extension that Preserves New Stack Exchange Inbox Messages Until They Are Actually Read

Screenshot / Code Snippet Below is a screenshot of the inbox with two viewed yet unread messages: About Preserves new Stack Exchange Inbox messages until they are actually read, not just viewed in ...
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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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Stack Exchange Side-By-Side Edit and Preview

Note: the new inline editing breaks this user script pretty seriously, so it doesn't work at the moment. I will be working on fixing it to work with the new system when I get a chance, but it may take ...
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Ask Ubuntu Toolbar Buttons - A set of toolbar buttons for Ask Ubuntu that make it easy to insert links to packages, PPAs, etc.

Update: This script was previously called "Insert APT Link" but has now been renamed. As such, you need to uninstall any previous versions before installing the new one. Screenshot / Code ...
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OBSOLETE - Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes

Screenshot About Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes is a UserScript for any Stack Exchange site that makes it extremely simple to check for duplicate questions for a post. In the left side it shows ...
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Bring back the Bold!

Our insidious overlords have made some numbers on the page thinner. This script feeds the numbers a sandwich to get them back to normal size. Installation Click here to install. Will work in Chrome ...
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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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OBSOLETE - Soapi.JS : fluent JavaScript client library for the Stack Exchange API

OBSOLETE This library uses the old API, and the soapi.info domain doesn't work anymore. There's still an archive on CodePlex. Soapi.js If you are looking for a full featured, compact JavaScript ...
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Hexadecimal user rep

About Displays user reputation in hexadecimal. The code is quite simple if you want to do any tweaks. For users with rep >= 0x10000, it switches the font to Arial Narrow to prevent breaking layouts. ...
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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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StackUnderflow.js: A JavaScript Library and Mashup Application

Screenshot / Code Snippet About StackUnderflow.js is a lightweight JavaScript library that makes retrieving and rendering question summary information from Stack Exchange sites simple. It supports ...
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SOwhat Stack Overflow browser

Screenshot About SOwhat is a Qt-based application that attempts to mimic the Stack Overflow website. License SOwhat is released under the MIT license. Download Currently, this is what I can offer: ...
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VoteCounts: bookmarklet to display up/down votes even for rep less than 1000

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This small bookmarklet will allow anyone to use the "vulnerability" of the API that it allows you to check the up/down vote count - a feat you could normally achieve ...
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Belisarius - Detecting vandalism on Stack Overflow

Background: This bot has been developed in an attempt to help capture possible vandalism. This includes: The removal of all code Replacing all content with nonsense Replacing all content with ...
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Google App Engine [app]s - We are all on the same quota!

Noticing a couple of "This IP has exceeded the request-per-day limit" errors on StackPrinter log, I asked for a verification and the prompt answer was: There are a number of [app]s using Google ...
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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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Changing the display of the apps tab

We're looking at changing the front page of Stack Apps to look more like a proper app "marketplace" and less like a run of the mill Stack Exchange site. Proposal (third draft) This would ...
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StackUsers.com - everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask. (about an SE user. almost.)

About http://stackusers.com All Stack Exchange users at your fingertips. The core of this application is a robust data acquisition and maintenance platform based on Soapi.CS that reliably and ...
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Freehand Circles Drawing Tool

What is it? A userscript that lets you draw directly onto images on any Stack Exchange site to add freehand circles (or anything else you might like to add). It has been designed to work like ...
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StackLINQ: A StackExchange LINQ Provider

Screenshot / Code Snippet var questions = from q in ctx.Questions where q.OwnerID == 34796 select q; var multiQuestion = from q in ctx.Questions ...
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Burnaki: tracking progress and helping burnination efforts on Stack Exchange

Burnaki The purpose of this project is to monitor burnination efforts on the Stack Exchange network. The goals are threefold: tracking the progress by watching for close votes / reopen votes / ...
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Shit SE Says - Stack Exchange chat stars out of context

Screenshot / Code Snippet About The first thing you need to know is that it took me about 5 minutes of refreshing that the app to find two screenshots that were Safe For Work (and as a bonus, ...
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OBSOLETE - Stackwise: a beautiful way to browse Stack Exchange sites

Obsolete: App not available, nor maintained for years. Source code not available. Stackwise: a new Stack Exchange browser for iOS devices. New features (v1.3) Now with full iOS 7.0 support! Also, ...
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Deleting an application key? [duplicate]

There should be delete buttons on stackapps.com/apps https://stackapps.com/apps/oauth/ so we can delete API-keys. Or at least de-activate them? I mean, cancelled projects, etc... A deletion button ...
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Can I use “StackOverflow” in the title of my website?

According to the little tooltip I get when registering an app, Do not: Use any of the full names for our websites in the name of your website or application. By full name, do you mean "...
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Conscientious use of the API

What constitutes abuse? Making an undue number of requests in a short span of time, or regularly exceeding a request quota during "normal" use. Guidelines for polling We realize that a great ...
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Should there be a discovery API?

It would seem to me that a simple API that return an array of the API base URL and perhaps the common name of the sites that support the API would be valuable. Is this sensible? EDIT: This is what I ...
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Hide all pointless user data (avatar, badges, and reputation)

Hide pointless user data on userscripts.com When I look at answers, I often take the user's reputation points into account on whether I upvote them or not. This is a terribly bad thing to do as you ...
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Stack Exchange thinks that Shog is a elected moderator

I was browsing the API for the list of elected moderators, The API URL is http://api.stackexchange.com/docs/elected-moderators#pagesize=100&order=desc&sort=reputation&site=stackoverflow&...
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Burninator toolkit

Please note, the tag burninator script requires 10k rep to use. Sorry, noobs! I pass on to you, dear taxonomist terrorists, the burninator toolkit. This toolkit consists of two user scripts which, ...
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Close Reason Editor: Customize your off-topic close reasons

About The Close Reason Editor allows you edit the off-topic close reasons which are normally editable only by the site moderators. Show or hide the default off-topic close reasons If, for some ...
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OBSOLETE - A Stack of Twits - Tweeting all over your stack

OBSOLETE - Domain is no longer working and Twitter account hasn't been active since 2010. Get tweets about new questions on Stack App sites About I am fed up sitting all day refreshing the home ...
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Stackathlon 2.5: Leader board for users active on multiple sites

tl;dr New! See "More Athlons" below. Screenshot About It's surprising how few people are active on multiple Stack Exchange sites. Well, maybe not so surprising. But it's a big world; you'd ...
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Can we have some debug endpoints for testing corner cases?

After encountering a throttle violation today (which I posted in another question), it occurred to me that although I've put together code to handle "backoff" conditions, and potentially throttle ...
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Find old display names of a user

As observed here, it can be confusing when certain users who had gone months under one name suddenly switched to new names So I've made a simple API-based tool: Old display names of a user It ...
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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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Self-destructing comments

I've made a userscript that allows you to self-destruct comments that you've made. You can get it at Github. Get started install Tampermonkey, or Greasemonkey get an access token install the script ...
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Documentation or API method for `option_id` information, for the `/flags/options` API calls?

The Stack Exchange API has a couple of calls that return a list of flag_option objects. These objects contain a couple of properties that can be used to identify the flag you need. For example, when ...
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Copy Question Link Markdown - Making it easier to copy links to questions!

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This small UserScript makes it easier to copy the URL of the current question into pre-formatted Markdown. Once installed, it adds a 'copy' link to the question. ...
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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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Thumbnail Uploader

Sparked off by https://gardening.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/251/better-image-embeddeding-and-viewing, https://diy.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/549/change-the-image-upload-so-that-a-thumbnail-...
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StackRating – Tracks skill of Stack Overflow users!

Screenshot About StackRating.com tracks user ratings which is a measure of users “skill”. It does so by comparing the number of upvotes on the answers of each question and uses the formula of the ...
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Register for the Stack Exchange V2.0 API Private Beta

It's getting to be that time (actually, it's about a month later than I'd hoped but still!), API V2.0 is shaping up and we're spending more and more time on UI polish rather than functionality. So let'...
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Why Content-Encoding gzip rather than Transfer-Encoding gzip

The API responses are returned in gzipped format. But by using Content-Encoding gzip, the burden of unzipping is on the user of the API. On the other hand if the server uses Transfer-Encoding gzip, ...
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Is there an API to upload images to SE's imgur installation?

Is there an API for uploading images to the StackExchange-specific imgur installation? I could use the main imgur site, but they don't keep the images indefinitely. Use case: It would be ...
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Stackpop — Stack Exchange meets OS X Notification Center

Stack Exchange meets OS X Notification Center. Keep up to date with all the most recent activity regarding your questions, answers, and more with Stackpop, an OS X application that lives in the menu ...
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OBSOLETE - StackCenter - your one-stop app for everything Stack Exchange

OBSOLETE: The site and app have been down for years. Update: StackCenter has been completely rewritten to use Soapi.JS2. I have also made some changes to the UI. Screenshot About StackCenter is a ...

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