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Update: I published this extension here. So I just created a quick extension that does this: AnnoTabe It's a popup that one can add an annotation to. The update button updates the annotation (and closes the popup). By default, the "persist" checkbox is clicked, so the annotation is associated with tab URL, and is not cleared unless explicitly dismissed. ...


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Sounds like Note Anywhere will do the trick for you. Although it doesn't distinguish the difference between tabs that have notes and ones that don't, it is still pretty useful. I use it on occasion when I am looking through API documentations and I forget what I am looking for. Features Click on one box to open up a new note Ability to move that box ...


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I went ahead and wrote a solution for this: StackIgnore To install, download this file and go to chrome://extensions (I'm not sure how to do it in other browsers). Check the 'developer mode' checkbox, and then just drag the file onto the window. It should install automagically. It's very much a work in progress (and can't hide questions yet), but it ...


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Chrome has a decent UI-faker as well as some preset screen dimensions that include DPI. To get to these great tools: Open the Developer Tools in Chrome by pressing F12. Open the "drawer" by clicking the icon located top-right of the Developer Tools (it's a greater-than symbol next to three horizontal lines stacked on top of each other). Or by clicking esc ...


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I use Nimbus Screenshot. Right click on the page, select Nimbus Screenshot then Entire Page. gratis Available for Chrome Works also for Selected area Rather simple, even though I could do without the edition window it shows after screenshot is taken Did not notice any slowliness


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Xmarks syncs bookmarks, history and open tabs cross browser. I believe the open tabs sync is a premium feature but the rest is free. You can see more features here but it definitely has features you're after. I don't use this any more as I only tend to use Chrome now but I have used it for several years (up until recently)


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Hats are now enabled on child metas, see No hats on meta?. Thus to answer your software recommendation question: I recommend Vanilla JS. The nice thing about Vanilla JS is that it's really great at doing nothing; in fact that's all it does. I've been using it a lot (you'll notice that we – Stack Overflow – are actually listed in the "who's using ...


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One is Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate Capture or clip selected area, or all visible portion, or entire page Support PNG format Support horizontal scroll when capturing Annotate it with rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text Crop and scroll & Show crop area dimension Use eraser to hide sensitive information Copy the screenshot and ...


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No, because web apps can't do that. There is no Chrome JavaScript API accessible to webpages for interacting with the browser's tab system. The chrome.tabs API is for extensions only.


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// ==UserScript== // @name Flag Link for Deleted Messages // @namespace http://github.com/ // @version 0.1 // @description Eh. // @author Madara Uchiha // @include /http:\/\/.+\.stackexchange.com/ // @include /http:\/\/.+\.stackoverflow.com/ // @include /http:\/\/stackoverflow.com/ // @include /http:\/\/...


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So far I've found Chromagnon tool written in Python which allows to read SNSS files to extract current tabs from current and last session. Usage: python chromagnonSession.py ~/.config/chromium/Default/Current\ Session python chromagnonTab.py ~/.config/chromium/Default/Current\ Tabs See: Reverse Engineering SNSS Format at GitHub There is also JavaScript ...


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I would like to suggest few Chrome Extensions after doing a bit of search.Hope my recommendations will fit for what you are looking for!. Delayed Gratification Inspired by XKCD, this extension allows you to add a 30-second delay to the loading of websites you specify. This delayed gratification is a small roadbump that removes the instant reward of ...


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You can use Proxy SwitchySharp: free Google Chrome Extension requires two clicks to change switch proxy


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What I did was: Go to chrome://flags/, Next to the line that reads mem_usage, click the Expand... button, Press Ctrl-F to open a search box, and Type 'Tab [' into the search box.


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Google had an extension to do that called Chrome Toolbox, but it has been discontinued. Apparently, this currently can't be done according to this post from a Google employee. Quote: Thank you all for your feedback. At this time, we don't have plans to implement this feature. Part of Chrome's design philosophy is to avoid interrupting you with annoying ...


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If you are confident with coding/copy pasting, you could make a local home.html file that, using some javascript, redirects you to wherever you wanna be redirected. Below is an example script that you could use after making necessary adjustments (I found this version here: Redirect Based on Time of Day) It shouldn't be hard to make it an auto redirection if ...


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I think despite its terrible name, Tab Dupectomy should work for you. It's a lot simpler than what you described: Detection of duplicate is automated. It doesn't edit the page header, but instead just keeps track of the number of duplicate. A feature that does this is in preparation (see here). Just click on the icon displaying the number to close all ...


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Great question, I've never found an OSX app to do this, so I've used the following Applescript (edited to work for Firefox, instead of Safari): tell application "Google Chrome" set urlChrome to get URL of active tab of first window end tell tell application "Firefox" open location urlChrome end tell Pretty simple - get current tab in Chrome's URL ...


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While it does not have the same ample supply of languages that some of the file-extension-based highlighters like Syntaxtic and Sight do, Instant Syntax supports "Java, Markup Languages, CSS, C-like languages, C#, C++,Python, SQL, PHP and JavaScript." and lets you highlight text and click a button to see it colored according to the language syntax of your ...


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Unlike what the name suggests, FireShot is available for Google Chrome (also for Firefox and even Internet Explorer). It's a gratis Chrome extension. It has a Pro version, but you probably won't need that. You can take a screenshot Of the whole page Of a selection Of the visible area Of the whole screen, including the Windows taskbar and the Chrome ...


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I found an extension that mutes everything but the active tab. I tested it on YouTube. When I switched tabs, the other tab muted itself, but unfortunately the extension does not pause the video. It's called Mute Inactive Tabs, on the Chrome Web Store.


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The extension Create Link does exactly what you want, with the exception that you have to press an icon rather than press some keys on your keyboard. Instructions after it is installed: Click on the Icon Click on the "word" HTML Paste to Microsoft Word


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I've made a userscript for this. I've tested it on a few questions shown by Franck's helpful query and it works, so it should work for the rest of the questions :) To install, please first install Tampermonkey and then the script. // ==UserScript== // @name Will question be deleted? // @namespace http://stackexchange.com/users/4337810/%E1%94%95%...


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Here is a small extension that I wrote a while back for myself that may help you or others like you: Inter-tab history It's not quite what you are asking for: it doesn't allow for manual writing of notes. But it may still accomplish what you need: quickly remember at a glance how you got to a certain website. And all that automatically, without having to ...


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There are two extensions: Open with external application by Lorenz Cuno Klopfenstein Opens any link of a webpage with a custom external application. "Open with external application" (in dire need of a better name) is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser. It allows the user to select any executable and use links of the web pages s/he is ...


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EDIT (2014-08-23): Webpage Screenshot now adds their URLs a the bottom left of the screenshot, thereby making the screenshot unnecessarily wider, so I advise against it. You can use the Chrome Extension Webpage Screenshot: Free Chrome Extension Simple, and easy to use Takes a screenshot of the entire page, or only the visible part. Lightweight Editor to ...


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You can use FoxyProxy: free Google Chrome Extension (originally developed for Firefox, hence the name) requires two clicks to change switch proxy


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You can use LinkPeelr: expands shortened URLs on hover works with most URL shorteners manually expand a shortened link on their website:


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You can use Pine Bookmark Explorer: beautiful interface can set keyboard shortcut (more info below) can search bookmarks uses whole window more bookmark title/tile than URL To set the keyboard shortcut, go to chrome://extensions/, go to the bottom of the page, and click Keyboard Shortcuts. Find 'Pine Bookmark Explorer', and type in your preferred shortcut. ...


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