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is there something like a protocol for implementing indexers?

I am currently developing a javascript API that uses Apache Tika for reading documents and then executes flexible search by using the flexsearch library. I am asking it because admittedly I am having ...
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File Organizer and Indexer for an External SSD Drive

I will be using an an external SSD drive to store PDF and Word documents, but I'll add media (pictures, videos), Spreadsheets and Power Point files too. I am looking for any solution to organize and ...
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Simple web-based desktop search app

Is there an open-source desktop indexing app that can be configured and queried via a web-based interface similar to what the discontinued google desktop search did (but without all the unnecessaries ...
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Document upload, indexing and advanced search tool

We are currently looking for a tool that will be used in order to upload and index documents, extract or define metadata about these documents and perform advanced search (i.e. it must be able to ...
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Most Comprehensive (Free or Paid) Full-Text Indexing Tools for Windows and Linux Desktop

Free is good, but I am willing to pay consumer prices (~$40) for a full-text search tool that does a thorough job with many filters. When I say "full-text," I don't mean Everything or other ...
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Solution to build a quick web-based documents search engine

I'm trying to assess the feasibility of quickly building a web-based search engine to support search through roughly 10000 files (mostly PDF, MS Word and Excel). Since this would be a temporary ...
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Is there a command-line or Ruby text indexing tool with stopword and connected-word support?

I have a book written in Markdown/Markua, separated into chapters. Currently, it consists of about 26 individual *.md files. I'm planning to write an index for the book, but I'm unable to find a ...
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PDF editing software/note taking with indexing capability

I am a graduate student who is looking to upgrade my note taking capabilities. I am looking for a pdf editor (for windows 10) that can edit text (i.e highlight, underline, etc) but can also index ...
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Command line tool to index and search by file size & other metadata

I have some filesystems, mostly ext (I'll include the various ext versions in that: ext2/3/4). I would like to be able to do indexed searches to find files by approximate size in addition to by other ...
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Full-text search for Windows share

I have a small laptop with Windows 7. In Explorer > Network I see a Windows Share \\BIGSERVER\documents (SMB/CIFS) which contains all documents of the company (about 1TB of Excel/Word/PowerPoint/PDF ...
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Indexed file name search like Everything for Android wanted

I want to get a file from my Android smartphone without knowing where it was saved. I know the filename. On Windows I would use Everything and would have the file immediately since the hard drive is ...
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Building a search index, and querying it from the command line

Does a tool with the following features exist? Command Line Interface (for indexing and searching) We have grep for command line searching of txt files. It’s quick as long as the file is at most a ...
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Alternative to Whereisit for Mac

I'm looking for an alternative to Whereisit on Windows to index my files and folders to a filetype and be able to browse the snapshot of the indexed files later. Please could someone suggest an ...
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CD Bible Generator Software (not religious)

I've been searching to no avail for software that generates what's commonly known in legal circles as a "CD Bible" - a collection of documents that are linked through a Word or PDF index and burned to ...
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Software to find JPG among thousands of locally-stored scanned documents

Can anyone recommend software to manage thousands of scanned documents? Each document is scanned into a JPG file with a name of SCANNER_XXXXX.JPG, where XXXXX is an incremental counter. The ...
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What's the best approach for archiving/storing many files to easily access them later?

I'm looking for a way to efficiently store and archive my files, in a way that anyone could be able to find and access whatever files he would have been looking for at any time without any problems, ...
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Markdown document management system (search index over all *.md files across the system)

I am writing notes or documentation of software or private projects in Markdown. These single Markdown files are living either in a folder within the project or general notes are stored in Dropbox. ...
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

I search an alternative to Windows Search for fast indexed fulltext search in text files, source code, ebooks (pdf, fb2, djvu) and, maybe, office formats. I don't want to use standard Windows Search,...
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A Tool to manage lots of documents/notes?

I have a lot of notes in the form of: txt docx markdown format file I am looking for a tool that can: quick search through file names quick search through file contents support doc editing with ...
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Program to add comments to files and folders

I'm looking for a program for Windows to manage "library" of files/folders that: allows adding text comments to files/folders, allows browsing the folders/files so I could read the comments easily. ...
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Analyze files and documents contents and suggest folder structure and clustering

I need a Windows software that: analyzes my files (docs, spreadsheets, images, PDF, presentations, etc.) and their contents suggests a folder structure and clustering for managing and storing files ...
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A secure, private, searchable online document storage service

I'm trying to find a solution that allows me to store several PDF and Word documents in a single spot (in an organized fashion) that would allow me to: Only allow certain people to view them ...
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What's the best way to index PDF or Word document for full text search?

I have to develop an offline application with the following functionalities: Have a login interface, which means I have to handle access roles. An interface that allow users to add documents with ...
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Multimedia search engine with low footprint

I'd like to build a searchable index for some non-public servers, hosting the software myself. Typical choices seem to be YaCy, Lucene or its descendants Solr and ElasticSearch, but I don't want a ...
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Software or approach for cataloging external hard drives' content on OS X

Can you recommend a hard drive cataloging application or approach for Mac OS X (preferably native -- not a WineSkin approach)? It does not need to be compatible with El Capitan just yet. More details ...
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File indexing and search library/API for .Net applications

I am developing a WinForms .Net application. It does a a lot of management type things, but the important part is that it allows users to add file attachments - and they add lots of these. I now have ...
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Content repository with versioning and full-text search capabilities

I'm looking for a good document store for a project where I'll need to save attachments of almost any kind. The requirements are: full-text search capabilities updating/versioning control several ...
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Document Triage platform

I'm looking for some kind of software platform (or possibly open source API would do most of this) to perform document triage. Imagine you get 3,000 documents (word, pdf, powerpoint, mixed formats) ...
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Software (preferably cheap or free) that creates an index / database of every webpage I view online

I often find myself wanting to look up again something that I looked up previously, but I only remember parts of whatever it is. Running the search through the search engine sometimes helps, but when ...
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A software to index PDF files and manage collections

I work for a company that handles hundreds of PDF files. Mostly datasheets, technical drawings and forms and records. I am responsible for producing for each project a set of "Dossiers", with content ...
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Best web-app solution for searching subversion repository documents?

I was simply wondering what tool would be the most appropriate for indexing and searching the text of multiple standard document types (i.e doc/ppt/xls/pdf). I've had a look at OpenGrok, however it ...
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Web based software to create searchable document database with user management

I am looking for a web based solution that allows me to run a web based database for (mostly) PDF documents (plus maybe a few MS Office documents). I've googled for "document management" (and for lack ...
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Indexed image gallery

I've got a repository of (aprox.) 1000 subfolders containing over 400K+ jpeg files. Many users were searching there by the files' metadata using Adobe Bridge, but it has grown over for Bridge to be ...
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'Personal search engine' - Or a slightly more cross-platform alternative to Fetching.io

I came across fetching.io on One Thing Well, and it scratches a pretty big itch I have. In fact, I basically need something identical - that is to say Has a browser extension that keeps track of what ...
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Is there such thing as an object log?

Right now, I have a system that generates about 20 million objects per day. I want to retain a year's worth of data. I need to store these so a data team can analyze them and make predictions based ...
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Looking for a Cloud Storage Provider with Content Indexing Capabilities

I work for a small company (less than 25 employees) where most employees work from home. We currently uses JungleDisk as a way to provide shared storage to our users. It works great for most things ...
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Looking for a simple-to-setup document indexer that supports pdf, doc, docx, txt files for windows?

We are trying to set up a web-based document indexer that supports pdf, doc, docx, txt file types that does not require complicated setup procedure. We have tried: swish-e: produces errors on pdf / ...
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File tagging over several internal/external disks

I have about 10TB of documents, pictures, videos, and other misc files. I am having trouble keeping track of these files and easily locating them. I find myself often having 3 copies of an archive ...
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Software to extract and organize data from PDF and Word files

I'm an engineer working on a project, and I have a lot of documents to deal with. Even if those documents are organized by themes and dates, it's taking me more and more time to find the information I'...
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Document manager for paperless office

In my effort to reduce my life's clutter, I've bought a scanner, and scanned the thousands of paper documents scattered around my house. To make this worthwhile I need a software which will enable me ...
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Indexing documents in a network folder

I'd love to have a tool that creates an index for documents in a windows network folder. I'm looking for a client-side only solution. The index should contain the filenames and file content for ...
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