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GreaseMonkey is a Firefox extension that allows the user to install userscripts into the browser.

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Spoof my resolution, scroll position or viewport

I very much dislike certain websites that constantly load stuff as you're scrolling down. Even worse, some of them "unload" them and you have to wait again when you scroll back up. ChatGPT ...
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How to open a link in a new Firefox tab, copying the current tab history?

This seems to be similar to How to open a link in a new chrome tab, and include current tab's history in the new tab except I am asking about firefox in 2023: I have a recollection that in the ...
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Make GitHub navigation pane always visible using local JS/CSS such as GreaseMonkey

GitHub redesign of late made it much less usable since 2/3rd of screen real estate is no longer used: If you press on hamburger menu button, a useful sidebar appears, but it would disappear if you ...
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A script for Violent Monkey to revert Reddit's UI?

I seem to ask these sorts of questions a lot, so, in short, Reddit recently got uglier for some reason like so many sites and services are doing these days and I'd like to change it back. Is there a ...
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How can I make sure data on a web page is not lost, or keep the tab from being reloaded, closed, or even nagivate out of it?

There's a specific page I want to keep open on firefox no matter what. I'm rather clumsy, so I may sometimes misclick on some link on the page, or press CTRL+R and cause a reload, or even misclick on ...
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How can I make a favicon stay static?

I'd like to prevent the favicon from changing on Firefox on my Mac. I'm thinking that I might be able to do it with Grease Monkey. My goal is to prevent things like Slack from changing the Favicon to ...
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user scripts like Greasemonkey are no longer editable in firefox 71 (they were working fine in the 6x version)

Just updated to Firefox 71 after not updating for more than an year. Now violentmonkey scripts can't be edited. Then also can't be switched on or off. They were working well in the 6x version of ...
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Trouble installing first Greasemonkey script on TBB (Firefox Tor Browser)

I installed the Greasemonkey addon, v. 4.1, which is that last version that works with Firefox 52, which is where the latest TBB is at. (TBB is a special version of Firefox.) Clicking on "New user ...
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How do I install a Greasemonkey script?

I'm using Firefox 57 and Greasemonkey 4.0 on Linux. I navigate to file:///home/pts/Downloads/foo.user.js . The correct file shows up with a fixed-width font in the browser window. The script ...
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Force Facebook to play videos in background tab

Recently Facebook added a feature that if I play a video and switch to another tab or a different program from chrome, the video stops playing. Is there a way to force it to keep playing? I use ...
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Extract Checkbox Titles within Multiple Divs (Javascript)

I am attempting to write a Greasemonkey script that puts together a refined list of all items that have a check in their checkbox. The list of check boxes can vary from week to week and contains ...
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How do I copy a hyperlink without the stuff past . html?

When shopping on certain sites like aliexpress there is a lot of extraneous junk past the .html at the end of the URL. What's an easy way to copy the link while omitting anything past that? Something ...
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Save after Greasemonkey

I have a Greasemonkey script (in Firefox) that makes some changes to the state of a webpage by doing two things, removing a class from a DOM element and changing the definition of a style associated ...
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How to open javascript links in a new tab using tampermonkey / greasemonkey

I use a website for work which employs frustrating JavaScript links. The following post offers a solution: How to open stubborn javascript links in a new tab or new window? However, I haven't been ...
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How to install greasemonkey user scripts into Firefox by UNIX command line

I want to avoid manually navigating using Firefox browser in order to add a Greasemonkey userscript by navigating to that script on a website. That is very cumbersome if I want to add a bunch of new ...
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What does the color coding in Greasemonkey's manage scripts dialog mean?

In the screenshot below, the top script has a pure blue background, the second has some diagonal red bands in addition to the blue, and the bottom one is identical to second, except it is slightly ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker isn'...
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Can a greasemonkey script know what's been loaded into another tab?

I'm planning to write a Greasemonkey script that will run on a particular URL (@include or @match), but, I'd like to have it so that if I open up one or more additional tabs with the same URL, the ...
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How to auto update a userstyle

I currently make and update a Stylish userstyle and it is updated frequently, is there any way that I can add to the userstyle to make it auto update for people who use it? Or if I can't do the above, ...
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Force Chrome to refresh page upon clicking a specific object

Is there a way I can have the browser refresh the entire page when a specific object is clicked? When I hover over the object Chrome gives me this javascript:submitAction_win0(document.win0,'...
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How can I make flash remember my low quality setting?

I play a web browser game but I have a very old laptop. The graphics are too heavy on my resources and setting the quality to low improves performance. But it keeps resetting to high every time I log ...
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What's an efficient way to turn a bunch of custom-edited Greasemonkey script @includes into user-includes?

I use Webcomic Reader very heavily, and have for a few years now. Before Greasemonkey added user includes, I built up a fair collection of custom @include rules in my local copy. This was a little ...
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Firefox : override website's JavaScript to a local machine JavaScript

There is a userContent.css available in Firefox to customize / override a website's CSS to a new one, but what about the JavaScript? How can I override a particular website's JavaScript or some part ...
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Turning all combo boxes into searchable input fields [closed]

Websites and webapps: Is there a method/addon/software which would allow me to turn any or selective combo boxes (i.e. drop down lists), on any website, into a searchable input field. Background: ...
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Is On-The-Fly string replacement possible using GreaseMonkey and Firefox

I have looked for means to stop Brightcove videos from autostarting in Firefox and have come to the conclusion it isn't possible without external programming via something like Grease Monkey. However, ...
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How can I make a specific image stop loading in Firefox?

I don't want to prevent all images from loading or stop loading everything, I just want to stop loading an individual image after I've seen that it's probably not something I care about so I can use ...
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Automatically update a greasemonkey script under development

I am a big fan of greasemonkey but there is one thing I don't like - every time when I updated a script, I need to drag the script from explorer to a browser window, wait a few seconds and click "...
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Using Greasemonkey Scripts without Greasemonkey

I'm running Firefox in Linux x86_64. I'm wondering if it is possible to use the Greasemonkey scripts without using Greasemonkey. If the source of the scripts are available, is it possible to use them ...
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How do I install userscript from the local machine with GreaseMonkey 1.12 (2013 autumn)?

I use Greasemonkey 1.12 with Firefox 24. I have an userscript file on my computer. I cannot find the way to install my already written userscript from my local machine - how it is done? There used ...
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Is there a way to yank the selected text into the search field in Chrome?

On Safari this can be done with Cmd+E, and it might even work on Chrome on OSX as well, but when on Windows I browse with Chrome. I do not want to type out what I want to search every time. By search ...
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XKCD Random Viewing? [closed]

I have discovered through my reading of XKCD that it feels funnier when viewed randomly. However, since I have read about 2/3 of the comics, that I am quickly getting into repetetive clicking of the ...
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Fennec: Javascript at end of page load

I'm looking for resources (or even better an template-addon) on how to run a simple Javascript 'Hello World' when a specific page has finished loading in Firefox mobile on Android (Fennec). Basically ...
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Is there a firefox plugin or greasemonkey script that will alter the styling of textareas to look like a code editor? [closed]

I have to use a specific CMS to manage multiple websites. The forms that the html templates, javascript files, and css documents get entered in are just basic textarea elements, with no nice code ...
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How can a Greasemonkey script dynamically change the permitted URIs of other Greasemonkey scripts?

Is there a script or an extension for adding or removing a web URI from the pages a Greasemonkey extension is enabled for, ie equivalent to adjusting the URIs in the @include lines dynamically with a ...
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How can I retrieve POST data in Firefox without use of an addon?

This is a bit of an emergency. I've written a very large article without saving my progress (I know, not the brightest), and when I submitted it, I ended up being redirected to an error. If I hit ...
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Using JavaScript and Greasemonkey to reload just one tab in Firefox?

I am new to Greasemonkey and javascript but have found the script below to reload a page every 5 minutes. // ==UserScript== // @name Auto Reload Protopage // @namespace http://blog.monstuff....
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Can I just get my user script to load when only doing CTRL+S and F5?

Currently I have to open it in Google Chrome from Notepad++ (CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+R) and click two buttons in Google Chrome and reload the page each time I want to get my user script loaded again in Google ...
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Store data for later reuse in Greasemonkey

I would like to add a remove/blacklist button next to all links in the Blogspot statistics. Some of them are referrer spam, and I would like to remove them forever. So far I'm selecting them using ...
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How to bypass Facebook "Social Reader"-type apps, to view content without installing?

In Facebook, some links to articles or videos appear to be genuine links, but in fact there are leading to some "content viewing" Facebook apps, like "Dailymotion", "The Guardian", or "Yahoo!". Those ...
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How to associate a softphone with a phone url

I'm trying to get click to call to work using Qutecom for a softphone and a Greesemonkey script to turn phone numbers into clickable urls. Whenever I click on the phone number link I get an error ...
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How to disable Flash plugin on Firefox, but with a whitelist? I mean *really* disable it

The background Ok, this is a toughie. I'm a Firefox user, and I don't like Flash ads. They slow down my netbook, they slow down my Macbook, they sometimes play sound or obscure part of the page, all ...
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Applying a Greasemonkey script to a chrome:// Firefox extension

I've written a small Greasemonkey userscript to modify some <a href... GET parameters in an RSS feed to make it more convenient to use. It works fine when I load the RSS page directly in Firefox ...
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How to override a JavaScript value with greasemonkey?

I usually have to visit a website: https://xyz.asd.com/maximo/ui/maximo.jsp?sc=4325286581&event=loadapp&value=incident that contains the following line in it's HTML code: SESSION_TIMEOUT =...
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Is it better to use a Userscript version of a Firefox Add-On?

I'm a heavy Firefox user with many add-ons. I also use some userscripts via Scriptish. I found some Firefox extensions that offer both the userscript and add-on version like A Bit Better RTM. ...
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Where can I find a google search results re-linker for Google Chrome that works?

There used to be some grease monkey scripts that helped relink results directly from the Google search (see here and here for regular results, and here and here for image results.) I really enjoyed ...
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remap specific key combination in one application only (Mac OS X)

I have a Mac (specifically Snow Leopard), so I'm used to Cmd+* to do things. My mail, for bold, underline, and italics, uses Ctrl+b/u/i instead of Cmd+b/u/i. How can I remap these three key ...
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Install/run userscripts with Google Chrome

Greasemonkey in Chrome is seriously driving me bonkers. It looks like all the "documentation" I can find online pre-2009 tells you to do things one way, and everything since then has been another way. ...
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Is there a simple way to add a permanent 'hide' button to items/rows of existing sites?

Is there a simple way to add a 'hide' button to items/rows of existing sites? The idea is that you don't want to see the same item over and over again. As a simple example, look at the top reddit ...
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How do I install a standalone Greasemonkey userscript into Google Chrome?

Installing Greasemonkey user scripts could not be any easier, usually, but how do you install a .js file which has already been downloaded like, for example, from GitHub, or copied from pastebin? ...
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How can I determine which user scripts are running in Chrome for a website I visit?

Using Greasemonkey in Firefox I can see the user scripts that are currently loaded for a website. Is there a similar tool in Google Chrome?
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