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<kbd>, Superscript and Subscript, markup shortcuts

feature-request status-completed Wrt the <kbd></kbd> insertion, how about this simple scenario: user has Shift+Alt+P and wants to convert it to Shift+Alt+P Current scenario: user ...
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Request for script, or fix, to add Edit-Reason checkboxes

Okay, went ahead and banged out a script for this; Happy Christmas! To install, click here (SE Edit Reasoner install at Github). To preview the source, click here (SE Edit Reasoner preview at ...
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When asking/answering a question on SE sites; Is there a way to fix the page in place so that you only see the displayed output as you type?

This doesn't have anything to do with Stack Exchange pages, it's a browser thing and mostly a very good thing. You can see that the page isn't doing it by: Disable all javascript on your browser. (...
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Better handling of indentation and the TAB key when editing posts

With the recent network-wide HTTPS switch, the include's should change to: // @include https://stackoverflow.com/* // @include https://*.stackoverflow.com/* Also, in case of editing a ...
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Script to dynamically expand the Q/A text field

Yeah, that's annoying and a problem with text areas throughout the interwebz. So, I went ahead and banged out a script for this; Merry Christmas! To install, click here (SE WMD scrollbar killer, ...
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Suggested edit not returned by API

It's probably because the referenced post has been deleted. The API excludes (most) deleted data (usually).
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How can a userscript detect when a post's been edited in place, so that it can do stuff to the newly edited post?

The way SOUP handles this is by using a jQuery .ajaxComplete handler to detect when new content is loaded dynamically. SOUP actually has a set of wrapper functions that encapsulate this functionality,...
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Stack Exchange WYSIWYG Editor

Planned Features Dialog to upload images using imgur directly from the WYSIWYG editor (currently have to use SE's image button on the original editor!) Better design Better support for <code> ...
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StackOverflow-Steroids - A Chrome extension to introduce (and test) new features on Stack Overflow faster

You're abusing a browser action button. If you want to have an option page, just define it in your manifest as an option page. What you have now is an option page hidden behind a browser action button....
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OBSOLETE - See the SOX post -- Side By Side Editing

I've updated the description to reflect the new version of the userscript. New features in 1.1 Side by side editing can be used when editing existing questions or answers. Can be toggled on and off ...
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MathJax Buttons

I'd like to report a bug. I think I pointed that out already earlier, but since we are at version 3 now I thought I give it another try. (I have no idea about scripting this in the first place.) ...
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Looking for a script to show countdown timer below posts for easier edits

Here's a Greasemonkey / Tampermonkey script that'll run a stop watch until an edit reaches 5 minutes of age. Give it a try and see what you think. It might have bugs, but it's close enough for ...
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<kbd>, Superscript and Subscript, markup shortcuts

feature-request status-completed Can you please add in strike-through <del>text</del> and Line break <br />
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Force Edit suggested reviews

As written, the script functions only on Stack Overflow. You can make it work on all Stack Exchange sites by changing the Metadata Block (the part at the beginning of the script) to the following: //...
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Why does dropdown comes in "Rev" when we edit published app?

This is either a bug or an incomplete feature. See: What is the 'rev' dropdown supposed to do? Stack Exchange Revisions Dropdown Does Nothing? This extra dropdown seems to require: That the post ...
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`last_editor` is missing but `last_edit_date` is present?

last_editor will be missing (empty) from the results when the last editor is a deleted user. This deleted user does not have to be the owner, or original poster, of a given question or answer. For ...
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Is there any API or documentation that would help my adding functionality to Q&A textareas?

The markdown code supposedly lives at the pagedown project on code.google.com. (Reference) You may also find these files to be useful: The commented, human readable version of wmd.js The commented, ...
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How can a userscript detect when a post's been edited in place, so that it can do stuff to the newly edited post?

There should be a StackExchange method you could hook into, but I don't see it. Also, post text can change for a few reasons. (The user finished an edit, or clicked on a snippet button, or clicked on ...
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<kbd>, Superscript and Subscript, markup shortcuts

feature-request status-planned Can you please add in [tag:something] (to work like the other features) The icon can just be tag
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"is_edited": false or "is_edited": true as an option in the API response

There is a last_edited_date on questions, answers and posts. If it's empty (and you did include it in your filter), it hasn't been edited. Comments have a built-in edited field which seems to be what ...
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How to update tags without modifying question body?

You can't just edit the tags via the API, you have to set the body as well. For that, you need the Markdown (the body_markdown field in the filter) instead of the HTML:
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API to submit a Suggested Edit

This functionality is not available in the official released version of the API (2.2), but since the Stack Exchange apps (now discontinued) do have this functionality, it must exist, right? Indeed, it'...
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Stack Exchange Improvements - Sticky top bar, new text editor, and more

bug Using the 'code' button inserts a tripple-backtick block: ``` ... ``` which is a GitHub extension, not supported on Stack Exchange sites. Please change this to use indentation instead.
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Can the API Edit a Question, changing only one field?

Yes, you must provide all three of: tags, title, and body -- even if they haven't changed. Otherwise you will get error messages like: "error_id": 400, "error_message": "tags", "error_name": "...
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Script to dynamically expand the Q/A text field

and this too: StackOverflow CodeBox Options
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When asking/answering a question on SE sites; Is there a way to fix the page in place so that you only see the displayed output as you type?

Here is another solution that has been brought to my attention recently: Use Stackedit and this allows you to see the rendered output and the text input simultaneously. Furthermore, you can minimize ...
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SE like I like it userscript

Having the script activated, when I hit Ctrl + Enter in a custom flag dialogue (flag → in need of moderator invention), it discards the flag without notice.
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Dude, where's my cursor?

feature-request the script will refuse to run on MathJax-enabled StackExchange sites Could you please get it to work for MathJax-enabled StackExchange sites? There are a lot of MathJax enabled ...
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<kbd>, Superscript and Subscript, markup shortcuts

There is an issue with the new Dark theme on StackOverflow site, all the custom buttons now have B button background:
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<kbd>, Superscript and Subscript, markup shortcuts

bug status-completed The entire extension doesn't function properly in the profile editor (/users/edit/{UserID}). I can click on all of the buttons but nothing happens. (GIF) This is probably ...
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