Currency Conversion Tutorial

Use the Context Menu to convert currencies that you highlight

by @mike


How to Use

Quickly convert currency with this . Once activated, you'll only need to highlight a number in your browser, select the original and target currency conversion, and then see a pop-up with the converted amount.

Bricks Used

  • Context Menu Trigger
  • Convert Currency
  • Window Alert

Activate the Blueprint

  1. Activate the . If you're not logged into PixieBrix, or you have not previously created a PixieBrix account, you'll be prompted to do so before continuing the activation flow for this .

  2. Once you are logged in, you must click "Activate" at the top right corner.

Try it Out

  1. Go to a page with a currency amount, such as this article from Thrillist.

  2. Highlight the dollar amount in the headline, then right-click to open the context menu. Select "Convert $.."

  3. A modal allows you to select the base and target currency and confirm the amount.

  4. After clicking submit, you'll see a pop-up showing the converted amount.

Want to build this yourself?

Follow along in this tutorial.

Endless Possibilities

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