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Compare Google Images and Yahoo Images example: gimyim lantana b.a.
5866 uses - Created 2005-08-04 20:03:52 - Last used 2017-05-05 00:16:38 - Description - split http://images.google.com/images?q=%s http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?&p=%s

Converts the given text to the phonetic alphabet (Alpha, Bravo, Zulu, ...) Example: phon hello world returns: Hotel Echo Lima Lima Oscar Whiskey Oscar Romeo Lima Delta Useful for conveying important information over the phone (like zip codes)
715 uses - Created 2005-08-17 05:06:33 - Last used 2017-05-22 04:21:12 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/to_phonetics?text=%s

Launches Microsoft Word by downloading a blank Word document.
361 uses - Created 2005-08-16 04:24:48 - Last used 2017-05-25 14:37:04 - Description - http://yubnub.org/New%20Microsoft%20Word%20Document.doc

Launches Microsoft Excel by downloading a blank Excel document.
277 uses - Created 2005-08-16 04:30:33 - Last used 2016-11-28 02:24:50 - Description - http://yubnub.org/New%20Microsoft%20Excel%20Worksheet.xls

Launches the OpenOffice word processor by downloading a blank .sxw document.
122 uses - Created 2005-08-16 04:33:56 - Last used 2016-11-24 00:22:32 - Description - http://yubnub.org/New%20OpenOffice.org%201.1.2%20Text%20Document.sxw

Launches the OpenOffice spreadsheet application by downloading a blank sxc file.
53 uses - Created 2005-08-16 04:37:03 - Last used 2016-11-28 02:24:38 - Description - http://yubnub.org/New%20OpenOffice.org%201.1.2%20Spreadsheet.sxc

NAME strReplace - replace all instances of a character or string found within another string SYNOPSIS strReplace -find [TEXT TO FIND] -replace [TEXT TO SUBSITUTE IN] -string [STRING TO BE SEARCHED] EXAMPLES strReplace -find pizza -replace hot dogs -string I like pizza. (returns: I like hot dogs.) strReplace -find a -replace o -string Banana Camera (returns: Bonono Camero) Replaces all instances of a string or character with another string or character, and returns the resulting string. This com…
283209 uses - Created 2005-08-13 19:16:44 - Last used 2016-07-02 13:43:45 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/strings/stringmanip.php?command=strreplace&find=${find}&replace=${replace}&string=${string}&xn_auth=no

NAME strFind - Returns the position of a string or character within another string SYNOPSIS strFind -find [TEXT TO FIND] -string [STRING TO BE SEARCHED] -reverse [REVERSE SEARCH] EXAMPLES strFind -find b -string abcabc (returns: 2) strFind -find b -string abcabc -reverse true (returns: 5) strFind -find z -string abcabc (returns: 0) Returns the position of the first occurence of a string or character within another string. If nothing is found, the command returns 0. Set -reverse to TRUE if you w…
247849 uses - Created 2005-08-13 19:40:44 - Last used 2016-10-19 17:02:57 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/strings/stringmanip.php?command=strfind&find=${find}&reverse=${reverse=FALSE}&string=${string}&xn_auth=no

An alias for ucase. I thought it would be handy to have all the string manipulation commands prefixed by "str"
75 uses - Created 2005-08-13 19:52:19 - Last used 2010-03-02 10:51:02 - Description - http://www.yubnub.org/parser/parse?command=ucase+%s

An alias for lcase. I thought it would be handy to have all the string manipulation commands prefixed by "str"
2663 uses - Created 2005-08-13 19:52:58 - Last used 2015-06-29 06:49:18 - Description - http://www.yubnub.org/parser/parse?command=lcase+%s

NAME Sum - adds values together SYNOPSIS Sum [VALUE1] [VALUE2] [VALUE3] ... EXAMPLES Sum 20 5.3 (result: 25.3) Sum 2 4 6 8 10 (result: 30) This command adds space separated numbers together. You can use as many numbers as you like. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
30001 uses - Created 2005-08-13 22:59:26 - Last used 2017-05-13 20:51:04 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/math/math.php?command=sum&input=%s&xn_auth=no

NAME Subtract - adds values together SYNOPSIS Subtract [VALUE1] [VALUE2] EXAMPLES Subtract 100 10 (returns: 90) Subtract 2 10 (returns: -8) This command subtracts the first number from the second, and returns the result. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
1318 uses - Created 2005-08-13 23:03:40 - Last used 2017-01-11 12:56:29 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/math/math.php?command=subtract&input=%s&xn_auth=no

NAME Multiply - Multiplies two values together SYNOPSIS Multiply [VALUE1] [VALUE2] EXAMPLES Multiply 2 5 (returns: 10) This command multiplies two values together and returns the result. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
615 uses - Created 2005-08-13 23:06:30 - Last used 2015-08-13 10:07:20 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/math/math.php?command=multiply&input=%s&xn_auth=no

NAME Divide - Divides one value by another SYNOPSIS Divide [VALUE1] [VALUE2] EXAMPLES Divide 10 5 (returns: 2) This command divides one value by another and returns the result. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
470 uses - Created 2005-08-13 23:09:21 - Last used 2016-10-17 02:20:38 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/math/math.php?command=divide&input=%s&xn_auth=no

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=${from=GBP}${to=USD}=X Yahoo Currency Converter, converts any currency to another the default is from British pound to US Dollar for 1 Britsh pound (GBP) to Eguivlant in Egyptian pound (EGP) Cur -from GBP -to EGP for a complete list of Currency Abbreviation check: http://www.jhall.demon.co.uk/currency/by_abbrev.html#e AUTHOR Essam Eliwa
279 uses - Created 2005-08-11 16:23:52 - Last used 2013-07-04 19:33:45 - Description - http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=${from=GBP}${to=USD}=X

NAME strRight - returns characters from the end of a string SYNOPSIS strRight [STRING] [LENGTH] EXAMPLES strRight abcdefg 3 (returns: "efg") strRight This is a string 4 (returns: "ring") This command requires two parameters, a string and an integer. It will chop off and return the end of the string the length of the integer. Do not surround the string with quotes. The integer must come after a space at the end of the string. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
27837 uses - Created 2005-08-12 00:38:54 - Last used 2016-07-06 00:18:21 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/strings/stringmanip.php?command=strright&input=%s&xn_auth=no

NAME strLeft - returns characters from the beginning of a string SYNOPSIS strLeft [STRING] [LENGTH] EXAMPLES strLeft abcdefg 3 (returns: "abc") strLeft This is a string 6 (returns: "This i") This command requires two parameters, a string and an integer. It will chop off and return the beginning of the string the length of the integer. Do not surround the string with quotes. The integer must come after a space at the end of the string. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
28803 uses - Created 2005-08-12 00:36:27 - Last used 2016-07-06 00:16:43 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/strings/stringmanip.php?command=strleft&input=%s&xn_auth=no

NAME strLength - returns the length of a string SYNOPSIS strLength [STRING] EXAMPLES strLength abcdefg (returns: 7) strLength This is a string (returns: 16) This command will return the length of the inputted string. Do not surround the string with quotes. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
73526 uses - Created 2005-08-12 00:58:20 - Last used 2017-03-09 18:20:02 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/strings/stringmanip.php?command=strlength&input=%s&xn_auth=no

NAME ifThen - Compares two values (or evaluates a conditional statement) and returns a value based on the result SYNOPSIS This command can be used with two different syntaxes: ifThen -value1 [VALUE 1] -value2 [VALUE 2] -test [CONDITIONAL TEST] -then [RESULT IF TRUE] -else [RESULT IF FALSE] -redirect [REDIRECT] OR: ifThen (CONDITIONAL STATEMENT)RESULT IF TRUE, RESULT IF FALSE -delimit [DELIMITER] -redirect [REDIRECT] EXAMPLES The following are examples using both of the two syntaxes: ifThen -val…
1090460 uses - Created 2005-08-12 04:14:04 - Last used 2017-05-15 13:00:07 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/ifthen/ifthen.php?value1=${value1}&value2=${value2}&test=${test}&then=${then}&els=${else}&redirect=${redirect=false}&input=%s&delimit=${delimit=,}&xn_auth=no

Here are some examples - sparkline_d -d 88,84,82,92,82,86,66,82,44,64,66,88,96,80,24,26,14,0,0,26,8,6,6,24,52,66,36,6,10,14,30 -upper 90 sparkline_d -d 88,84,82,92,86,95,82,78,89,90,88,96,80,82,86,95,82,78,89,90,88,96,80 -height 40 -upper 90 -acolor blue -bcolor green check http://bitworking.org/projects/sparklines to know what it all means
223 uses - Created 2005-07-12 16:09:39 - Last used 2015-04-15 06:46:40 - Description - http://bitworking.org/projects/sparklines/spark.cgi?type=discrete&d=${d}&height=${height=20}&upper=${upper}&above-color=${acolor=red}&below-color=${bcolor=gray}[no url encoding]

NAME compose - creates an email with your default program SYNOPSIS compose -to [TO] -cc [CC] -bcc [BCC] -subject [SUBJECT] -body [MESSAGE BODY] EXAMPLES compose -to test@example.com compose -to sample@example.com -subject What up dog? -body YubNub Rocks! Creates an email in your default email application. All parameters are optional. Note: This does not send an email automatically. It only creates a message that will later need to be sent. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
628 uses - Created 2005-08-09 02:34:41 - Last used 2016-03-02 07:31:06 - Description - http://www.fromrocks.com/yubnub/email/redirect-mailto.php?to=${to}&subject=${subject}&cc=${cc}&bcc=${bcc}&body=${body}

NAME sendsms - send an SMS text message to a mobile phone SYNOPSIS sendsms -n [PHONE NUMBER] -c [CARRIER] -m [MESSAGE] EXAMPLE sendsms -n 1234567890 -c tmobile -m Hello World! Sends a SMS text message to a mobile phone using the same method as Google's "Send to Phone" Firefox extension. This will only work for U.S. numbers. All parameters are required. These are the carrier codes that must be used. ALLTEL ATT CELLULARONE CINGULAR_4 NEXTEL OMNIPOINT QWEST SPRINT TMOBILE VERIZON VIRGIN
734 uses - Created 2005-08-07 15:25:39 - Last used 2016-06-29 19:17:56 - Description - http://sms.toolbar.google.com/send/sms?client=unknown&numsms=${n}&carriersms={ucase ${c}}&msgsms=${m}&sendsms=Send+message

NAME lcase - convert text to lowercase SYNOPSIS lcase [STRING] EXAMPLE lcase Hello, World! AUTHOR Jonathan Aquino <jonathan.aquino@gmail.com> (Requested by Allen Ormond)
18550 uses - Created 2005-08-07 17:10:41 - Last used 2017-05-15 00:08:10 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/lcase?text=%s

NAME ucase - convert text to uppercase SYNOPSIS ucase [STRING] EXAMPLE ucase Hello, World! AUTHOR Jonathan Aquino <jonathan.aquino@gmail.com> (Requested by Allen Ormond)
3428 uses - Created 2005-08-07 17:09:20 - Last used 2017-02-02 22:58:17 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/ucase?text=%s

Closes the current window.
709 uses - Created 2005-06-28 17:52:14 - Last used 2017-02-22 19:13:31 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/exit

NAME scrape - display a snippet of text parsed from a web page. SYNOPSIS scrape -tokens TOKENS -dirs DIRECTIONS -url URL [options] Mandatory arguments: -tokens <token_list_string> A list of tokens (delimited by spaces) which the user has determined to be sufficient to consistently point the parser to the exact location of the required data. For example -tokens <title> </title> would return all characters between these two HTML tags. -dirs <direction_list_string> A list of directions associated …
145781 uses - Created 2005-07-22 03:42:49 - Last used 2017-04-11 14:34:55 - Description - http://efridge.net/yubnub/parse.php?ynp_tokens=${tokens}&ynp_dirs=${dirs}&yndesturl=${url}&ynp_debug=${debug=0}&ynp_http=${method=get}&ynp_scrape=${textonly=1}

NAME cmdline - opens a command line frame at the bottom of the screen cmd - an alias for cmdline SYNOPSIS cmdline [options] cmd [options] Optional arguments: -br <browser_type = ff> If not included, cmdline will assume that a Firefox browser is being used. This is the default value of "ff". If set to "ie", cmdline will assume an Internet Explorer browser is being used. -fc <font_colour = black> If not included, the cmdline will use a black font. This is the default value. HTML colour names, hex…
74201 uses - Created 2005-08-06 03:38:24 - Last used 2017-05-25 06:54:18 - Description - http://efridge.net/yubnub/ynframes.php?args=%s

Search the yahoogroups with a specified keyword
506 uses - Created 2005-07-13 21:03:37 - Last used 2017-05-06 01:21:53 - Description - http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=%s&ss=1

To find local time (and date) in a given location. E.g. gmt london
4254 uses - Created 2005-06-13 22:22:19 - Last used 2017-05-07 10:31:14 - Description - http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/results.html?query=%s

WhitePages.com Residential Directory Assistance Search Find phone book listings by searching based on name, address, or phone number. Examples: phone (206) 802-2120 phone 206-802-2120 phone John Smith, Seattle, WA phone John Smith, 98107 phone 4802 Third, Seattle, WA phone 4802 Third, 98107
5801 uses - Created 2005-06-20 14:55:18 - Last used 2017-05-04 22:46:25 - Description - http://www.whitepages.com/search/SingleField?q=%s

blub - Bloglines Subscribe. Subscribe to the given blog using the Bloglines RSS reader. Auto-discovers the feed, if any. Example: blub http://jonaquino.blogspot.com
2569 uses - Created 2005-07-29 06:08:19 - Last used 2015-11-06 19:57:08 - Description - http://www.bloglines.com/sub/%s[no url encoding]

An online break reminder. Basically it will bug you to take a break every 30 minutes (you can configure the time interval). If you're not ready to take a break yet, you can snooze for 5 minutes (again, you can configure this time interval), after which it will bug you again. Go away, rest your eyes, and when you come back, hit the big Restart button -- this will reset the clock back to 30 minutes. Example: timer 45
2667 uses - Created 2005-07-24 03:51:18 - Last used 2017-05-20 10:07:26 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/timer/?minutesBetweenNotifications=%s

Convert FROM any unit TO any unit, usage: "convert 50 km to miles" does just what you expect.
8040 uses - Created 2005-07-19 20:22:19 - Last used 2017-05-11 04:51:07 - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=%s

Yahoo News Feed Search (RSS) Returns 5 linked headlines to the command prompt. Example: yrss middle east
235 uses - Created 2005-07-10 15:59:53 - Last used 2015-11-09 14:19:23 - Description - http://efridge.net/yubnub/parse.php?ynp_type=rss&yndesturl=http://news.search.yahoo.com/news/rss&ei=UTF-8&fl=0&x=wrt&p=%s&yncmd=${COMMAND}

Search Greasemonkeyed.com, the repository of Greasemonkey scripts. Usage: gmd [search term] b.a.
2495 uses - Created 2005-07-22 15:32:30 - Last used 2015-11-10 08:57:05 - Description - http://userscripts.org/scripts/search?q=%s&commit=Search

NAME splitv - displays several webpages on a single screen, arranged vertically SYNOPSIS splitv [URL] [URL] [URL] ... EXAMPLE splitv http://google.com http://yahoo.com http://answers.com splitv {url g porsche} {url y porsche} {url a porsche} AUTHOR Jonathan Aquino <jonathan.aquino@gmail.com>
20865 uses - Created 2005-07-22 03:49:54 - Last used 2017-05-19 06:58:01 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/split?type=v&urls=%s

NAME splith - displays several webpages on a single screen, arranged horizontally SYNOPSIS splith [URL] [URL] [URL] ... EXAMPLE splith http://google.com http://yahoo.com http://answers.com splith {url g porsche} {url y porsche} {url a porsche} AUTHOR Jonathan Aquino <jonathan.aquino@gmail.com>
4275 uses - Created 2005-07-22 03:48:33 - Last used 2017-01-25 09:06:09 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/split?type=h&urls=%s

NAME split - displays several webpages on a single screen SYNOPSIS split [URL] [URL] [URL] ... EXAMPLE split http://google.com http://yahoo.com http://answers.com split {url g porsche} {url y porsche} {url a porsche} AUTHOR Jonathan Aquino <jonathan.aquino@gmail.com>
285387 uses - Created 2005-07-22 03:45:37 - Last used 2017-05-18 12:24:40 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/split?type=t&urls=%s

If it's a valid address Google Maps recognizes, have Google Earth fly you there directly. For example, gearth 109 st. marks place, new york ny 10009 takes you straight to a view of Tompkins Square Park in the East Village. For more details, visit www.ogleearth.com
2201 uses - Created 2005-07-18 21:56:57 - Last used 2016-11-28 02:26:11 - Description - http://www.ogleearth.com/hack1/?address=%s&submit=Submit

Find recently popular links from del.icio.us. Examples: dpop -> http://del.icio.us/popular/ dpop favicon -> http://del.icio.us/popular/favicon dpop -from tag -> http://del.icio.us/tag/ dpop favicon -from tag -> http://del.icio.us/tag/favicon
8345 uses - Created 2005-07-06 18:34:19 - Last used 2016-02-17 15:42:31 - Description - http://del.icio.us/${from=popular}/%s

NAME rand - display a specified number of random numbers in a specified range, courtesy of random.org SYNOPSIS rand -min <min value = 1> -max <max value = 100> -num <how many to generate = 1> EXAMPLE rand 49 rand -min 1998 -max 2005 rand -num 5 -max 20 AUTHOR Richard Frankel
571 uses - Created 2005-07-19 02:37:54 - Last used 2017-05-22 02:31:41 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/random.php?num=${num=1}&min=${min=1}&max=%s${max}&col=1

Ask Brainboost a question, and it will search the internet to find a precise answer to your question. Sponsored by NASA. Example: brain how far is sidney from victoria bc?
2562 uses - Created 2005-07-18 02:46:31 - Last used 2016-06-09 09:38:11 - Description - http://www.answers.com/bb/bbsearch.jsp?Q=%s

NAME mozinekb - Search the MozillaZine Knowledge Base SYNOPSIS mozinekb [SEARCH] EXAMPLES mozinekb "profile folder" mozinekb extention install A command to search the MozillaZine Knowledge Base Wiki. It includes info on Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, and more. If what you need isn't covered, make sure to check out the MozillaZine forums. AUTHOR Tommy B. <tommy04@gmail.com>
181 uses - Created 2005-07-17 03:40:04 - Last used 2012-06-12 14:46:54 - Description - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Special:Search?search=%s&fulltext=Search

NAME date - print the system date and time SYNOPSIS date -format [FORMAT] -offset [DAYS] EXAMPLES date date -format m/d/Y -offset -7 Displays the current date and time, offset by the given number of DAYS. The FORMAT is given by the codes below: a The abbreviated weekday name ("Sun") A The full weekday name ("Sunday") b The abbreviated month name ("Jan") B The full month name ("January") c The preferred local date and time representation d Day of the month (01..31) H Hour of the day, 24-hour clo…
36566 uses - Created 2005-07-17 02:34:38 - Last used 2017-05-17 04:48:01 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/today?format=${format=Y-m-d}&offset=${offset=0}

Get Google's text-only cache of web page. Like the cachefromg, but strips images and scripts (I hope) from cache. Example: strip yahoo.com
927 uses - Created 2005-06-21 03:14:06 - Last used 2016-10-19 08:50:52 - Description - http://google.com/search?q=cache:%s&strip=1

NAME echo - display a line of text SYNOPSIS echo [STRING] EXAMPLE echo Hello, World! AUTHOR Jonathan Aquino <jonathan.aquino@gmail.com>
1370247 uses - Created 2005-07-16 19:48:17 - Last used 2017-05-17 08:18:55 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/echo?text=%s

Converts a YubNub command to a URL. For example, url gim porsche 911 displays the following text: http://images.google.com/images?q=porsche+911 This command will be useful for people experimenting with chaining YubNub commands together.
4561256 uses - Created 2005-07-15 04:39:23 - Last used 2017-05-17 18:57:58 - Description - http://yubnub.org/parser/url?command=%s

Enter a flickr username to open their flickr page. Example: flku sprocket87
583 uses - Created 2005-07-13 18:40:20 - Last used 2016-08-04 00:54:07 - Description - http://www.flickr.com/photos/%s

Jump to the Blogger.com dashboard.
1845 uses - Created 2005-07-11 01:30:56 - Last used 2014-03-29 10:30:33 - Description - http://www.blogger.com

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