Browser's external editor

Browser's external editor

Allows to edit form text fields with an external editor

  • Browser's external editor
  • Browser's external editor
What is Browser's external editor?
Browser's external editor is a Chrome extension that enables you to edit text fields in forms using an external editor. It provides seamless integration and improves productivity by allowing you to use your preferred editor for inputting text in web forms.
Users: 90 ▲ 1
Rating: 3.00 (2)
Version: 3.2.1 (Last updated: 2023-03-28)
Creation date: 2019-10-16
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • tabs
  • scripting
  • nativeMessaging
Size: 25.47K
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User reviews
Installation on my linux distro was not trivial, but it works like a charm.

The extension is unfinished, there are many places in the code that hardcode user's own directory.
by Anthony W. Anthony W., 2016-01-17
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Risk impact

Browser's external editor may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Browser's external editor is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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