Auto Highlight

Auto Highlight

*Auto Highlight* automatically highlights the important content on article pages.

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What is Auto Highlight?
'Auto Highlight' is an innovative Edge add-on designed to ease online reading. It automatically highlights crucial content on article pages. It operates similar to an article summarizer, addressing the issue of information overload. Use it by clicking the highlighter icon in the location bar. Additional clicks increase the highlighting coverage. The icon displays the available ink in the highlighter, which diminishes as more text is highlighted. Moreover, this extension respects user privacy, with no user data collection or remote transmission. All preferences are saved locally for ease of use.
Users: 7,304
Version: 3.6.0 (Last updated: 2024-03-19)
Creation date: 2021-10-30
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • activeTab
  • contextMenus
  • scripting
  • storage
Size: 227.19K
URLs: Website
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Auto Highlight automatically highlights the important content on article pages.

It addresses tl;dr in a similar way to an article summarizer.

To use, click the highlighter icon in the location bar. Clicking multiple times changes the highlighting coverage. As the page receives more highlighting from clicking the icon, the icon will show less available ink in the highlighter.

The source code is available on GitHub:

Privacy Policy: This extension does not collect user data nor transmit user data remotely. Options for the extension are saved locally.

Risk impact

Auto Highlight is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Auto Highlight is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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