It's pretty easy to get the bibtex, just send a GET request formatted like so:
For example, for this Math Overflow question, you can get the bibtex for the question and top 2 answers with:
mathoverflow.net/posts/105930/citation (Answer 1)
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 Github).
This userscript requires an engine that supports both @require and the various @granted APIs.
It was tested on Firefox + Greasemonkey and Chrome + ...
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:
(Re)load an appropriate Stack Exchange page (or any long page with a <textarea>).
Focus the textarea for keyboard input but use the mouse to scroll it out ...
Okay, the following Stylish style should be a good start.
You can also see / install it at userstyles.org.
domain("askubuntu.com"), domain("mathoverflow.net"), domain("serverfault.com"), domain("stackapps.com"),
domain("stackexchange.com"), domain("stackoverflow.com"), domain("...
I've made a userscript to do this.
Update: This has been added to the dev version of my SE Additional Optional Features userscript - please install that instead of this. Any updates will go straight to that userscript, not this!
Get it at Github.
It gets the latest 5 questions posted on the per-site meta of the current site and adds a diamond to the ...
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, install at GitHub).
To preview the source, click here (SE WMD scrollbar killer, preview at GitHub).
This script expands away the vertical scrollbar for all open ...
I've written a simple script for this, called NSFW (because it shows content that is Not Suitable For Work). It will only work if you have 10k reputation (2k on beta sites); otherwise, you probably won't see the post anyway. The link to the revision history will be added to the 'post menu' with the share, edit and flag links.
You can install it here (...
Here's a quick'n'dirty userscript, tested on Greasemonkey on Firefox: https://github.com/BobVul/SEReopenReviewWarning/blob/master/SEReopenReviewWarning.user.js
Can be installed via the raw link: https://github.com/BobVul/SEReopenReviewWarning/raw/master/SEReopenReviewWarning.user.js
Currently only the pending/completed review warning is there. I might add ...
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 government work I think. (That's a United States idiom meaning it has the mediocre quality one might expect from the lowest bidder, but it works well enough.) Bear ...
I've made a userscript to do this.
Get it at Github.
It will add a button next to comments that belong to you after you have posted them (so not as you're writing). Clicking it will produce a prompt asking you for the number of days in which to delete the comment.
Eg. entering 2 will delete it in exactly 2 days.
It checks every o'clock for times that ...
First, read and thoroughly understand both:
What topics can I ask about here? (Stack Apps)
What types of questions should I avoid asking? (Stack Apps)
That said, you can propose changes to the API, or request apps, or request scripts.
Keep in mind that this site is not an app/script writing service and almost everyone here is a volunteer.
It would be ...
This is not something you could obtain from the API. The API basically exposes some of the features of the site (e.g. search, writing posts, voting itself) in a programmatic way. For analysis like this, you'll need SEDE, the Stack Exchange Data Explorer and support for that is on Meta Stack Exchange; there's even a chatroom dedicated to SEDE.
That said, the ...
I've written a userscript: Wilson confidence rating calculator. It's in its own post to have an application key, so that you can use it more than 300 times per day. (Note that showing the vote breakdown also calculates the Wilson rating for that specific post, but doesn't use the API.)
Here is a Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey script that should work. It is untested and unhosted at the moment. :
// @name Stack Exchange, Comment cleanup
// @description See stackapps.com/questions/7202/
// @match *://*.askubuntu.com/questions/*
// @match *://*.mathoverflow.net/questions/*
// @match *://*.serverfault.com/...
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 the text input box to such an extent that it barely is visible at all.
Okay, here's a script that adds a button to launch those Easter eggs:
Once installed, merely select the desired Easter egg from the drop-down then press the EEgg button. (Then weep for the poor puppy you could have petted/walked with that time.)
To install, click here (Chat, Wheel of Blame and other Easter eggs install at GitHub).
(Requires a userscript ...
No, the current API does not allow you to create new posts (questions or answers). If you scroll through the documentation looking for [auth required] you'll notice that only comments can be posted at this time.
Having said that, there are a couple of issues with your bookmarklet idea. What would the title of the post be (assuming the selected text would ...