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Simple Email Manager for incoming email + storing sent email - Not for sending, not for composing, not for tracking, not for mass-mailing

TL;DR I want to convert email-reading (typically done in an IMAP) into a document-access system (with ACL, etc.) Purpose To manage the stored emails for a team about 50 people dealing with ~25 new ...
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Offline Document Organizer

I'm looking for an open source program to organize my documents. One program that seems to meet all my needs is paperless-ngx, but it is not a local program. Another one that comes very close is ...
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Is it a good idea to use Git for document management of technical documentation?

I have compiled the technical documentation for a physical product. It includes documents like user manuals, technical descriptions, maintenance instructions, etc. I have decided that all these ...
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Technical-Documentation, Knowledge base, Help-Desk

We are building help-desk/knowledge base for an electron based software. Need recommendations for some platforms that support the following specifications ; The platform should be able to store the ...
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Documentation site framework like platform.openai.com/docs

I love the look and functionality of OpenAI's documentation site https://platform.openai.com/docs Is that built or modelled on any open-source software or frameworks I can easily adopt?
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Portal for document management

I Am in search of a software for my Education Consultancy firm. So Students & candidates give their various certificates to me. I sent those abroad for their admission or job interview purpose, ...
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Open source self hostable documentation tool needed

I am looking for a web based tool to host some documentation. Something like confluence but without payments. I already found documize but it has issues if you want to build it by yourself and also is ...
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Development stack to build a paid webapp with forms, save progress, multiple forms in parallel, attached documents

I aim to build a web app that largely relies on forms/"surveys". It would be similar to ELSTER online, the official tax tool in Germany. Probably other tax software would be similar. This ...
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Open Data management platform for Aligned Text translations

I am currently translating documents from Standard Language (e.g., English) to Easy Language (e.g., Simple English). I want to give people open data access to the texts. Ideally, both versions of the ...
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Looking for a collaborative document management system with version control and tagging

I am one of the organizers of the National Math Olympiad here in my country. We basically create a bunch of math problems, and then select a subset of them to design a couple of contest rounds. The ...
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Improve useability of local network share

I work in academics and our department has a local server with a network share that is accessible for everyone within our local network. It is used to store various types of data (text, pictures, ...
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Self-hosted wiki

I am looking for a wiki solution for managing documentation with these features: Self-hosted. Supports editing in both WYSIWYG and markdown. Supports multiple users. Easy to use for both developers ...
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static site generation platform for huge amounts of documentation

At our company we have deployed several static file generators like sphinx, docfx or docusaurus. They are used by different departments and the goal is to get all on one platform. We've tried to ...
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Student management web app

We sponsor students and get them to several schools. We want to manage our students' information and keep them in a database. Add their personal and educational information. Grades for each subjects ...
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Secure document storage and message system

I am searching for a software based solution to enable customers to login into a space in which documents are exclusively stored for them to view and download and that the company is able to ...
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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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Project Information Management Tool

My team an I are wondering if there's a tool (open-source or licensed) from where we can store the information of our projects (such as Description, Completion Status etc.) which will be already ...
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Web based, userfriendly and open source "stuff" managing system

I'm searching for a small web based (dockerized if possible) and open source (git{hub|lab}) system for managing <stuff> in a small association (~money-less so we have to built it on our own and ...
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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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Looking for software: create, manage, export manuals

I'm creating manuals for several, related industrial products - some have common chapters that I need to link, not duplicate (to make updating feasable) What I need (functionality): a GUI local ...
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Tool for Requirements checking and commenting?

I regularly give and get a list of requirements by email. Typically these requirements require some comments, documents to specific items and responses from different parties. I am thinking about an ...
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Is there a Document Management System where user role or permission could be tagged to document?

Is there a DMS solution where I could store my documents and tag relevant user role and permission to the document instead of maintaining a seperate DB table to map document to user role/permission? ...
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Simple PDF centralized signing/approval system for LAN environment

In our office we typically have this highly in-efficient workflow: User A writes a technical report with recommendations There are between 4-5 people that must sign this document for it to be released ...
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Document management tool recommendations for PowerPoint and Markdown

I know there must be something out there that does what I am looking for, but I am hoping someone here may already be familiar with it or know of something similar. I have a library of modules that ...
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App, tool or widget to collect documents or BLOBs of different formats

I use Slack, email, Whatsapp, Skype, MS-Teams etc and it makes little or no difference which app or account I have been using, but rather I would like to mark some content in Slack or mark a (part of ...
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Looking for an Offline Scanning Software like Neat Desk

Looking for a new scanning software that I can use that will allow me the following Be usable fully offline (a must), ideally no cloud integration allow password protection to access some if not all ...
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I would like to tag documents/notes and search tags with logical AND and OR

I would like to tag documents and search tags with logical AND and OR e.g. search for all documents tagged "genesis" OR "exodus" search for all documents tagged "computer articles" AND "routers" ...
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Workflow recording/storing tracker

I am a graphic designer in the Marketing Department. Looking for an app solution that I can store ALL information on each project (emails, mockups, scans, drafts etc.). Also must be able to store ...
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How to organize a million people to write a document?

I need to organize a group effort to write a document, the amount of people involved will be in the order of 10⁵ to 10⁶. Maybe actively working on the document 10³ and the rest working on a passive ...
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HIPAA compliant project management for research groups

We are a 501c3 developing strategies for implementing social genomic medicine in clinics in several countries. We have several work groups each developing their own projects for their clinics which ...
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Open source document management (alternative to Microsoft Sharepoint)

I am looking for a open source application which will replace Microsoft Sharepoint. Requirements: Open source Document management and storage system Revision history of all the files
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I need a good open source and still maintained C/C++ library that can Read/Write (process) .docx and .xlsx files

As the title says, and sine I am a C++ developer (and mainly using wxWidgets as a toolkit) my purpose for it is to provide an editable reporting application. I will give the users a sample templates ...
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Оpen source solution to manage and store project info? And view it like cards

We have a list of our projects in an Excel file, we now want it to be managed in a more convenient way, where all employees would have access to it using their browser. Projects have atributes: ...
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Headless CMS for collaborative working on user manual

The Headless CMS I am looking for will be used by approx. 5 developers, creating a user manual. This manual will contain images, rich text, links, tables and lists. The target audience are mostly Non-...
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Hierarchical product documentation tool with meta data?

I need a tool to store products and their documents and links to other products in a parts list. E.g. an electronic box might be one product which has the following sub-products: Casing Assembled PCB ...
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Cross Platform image editor with comments support for studying with tutor remotely

I need to find something like Google Docs but for images. On my side, I have a regular printed study book. To do homework I take a picture of a page and draw/type over this image and then I send it ...
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rap lyrics management

Suppose I'm a rapper. I have lots of lyrics, which, half of them are not done yet, some are done, but need rework & edits, some are just a verse and need a second verse, etc... . I also have ...
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Free open source browser inline SVG editor (alternative to Gliffy)

Gliffy is an amazing browser inline SVG editor to make drawing part of your Wiki. For a public sector environment, is there a free open source alternative? Which features matter: Integration with ...
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Document organizer with OCR and email ingress

I found this open source project some months ago but for the life of me can't remember what it's called. It had a weird name which I believe started with A. I'll list some of the features. Anything ...
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Git Client for Non-technical Users

I'm looking for a Git client that would be very easy to use by non-technical users. I'm not worried about branches, merging, and perhaps even labels. In a nutshell, simply cloning a remote repo ...
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PDF sorting--move, delete, and rotate pages only

I'm looking for easy-to-use desktop software that shows thumbnails of the pages in a PDF document, and the pages can be sorted using click-and-drag, right-click rotate, or right-click delete. The ...
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How can I Present Two Documents Side-By-Side to a Client with One Scrollable View?

What application could I use to easily display side-by-side pages/documents/columns that scroll in lock-step so a client can easily review two columns of documentation information in parallel? This ...
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Managing Dynamic and Informal Contracts, Agreements, or Rules

I'm looking for something to manage and maintain agreed-upon rules between or among parties with ongoing changes and revisions to these rules. This is not meant to be anything formal requiring legal ...
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Lighweight DMS for personal use

I need a small, lightweight DMS for personal use, which is available on Linux. Requirements: runs on Linux manages PDF stores documents in the file system¹ in an easily recognizable structure² ...
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Framework for documentation: java rest api

I have a project in java, with APIs in REST. I wanted to create a wiki with documentation (markdown) on the APIs. First phase only the specifications, then also include a way to test the API (API ...
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Free document management system with file system integration

I'm looking for a DMS, preferably lightweight, with the following features: Essential: Items stored in a logical hierarchical structure in DMS DB, albeit with tagging for easy searching Stores ...
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Libre Note-taking application with pen support

Usecase: OneNote on Microsoft Surface, text on screenshot is german For my university notes I'd like to use a libre note-taking application with text and pen support (very important for, say, ...
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Tool for indexing, processing and generally managing digitalized documents

I'm currently trying to switch from archiving and storing my documents in a physical form to a digitalized one. I've scanned all of my documents. The scan itself is stored as a 300dpi JPG image file. ...
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access to a document with some questions for a short amount of time

I am hiring for my team and would like to give access to a document with some questions for a short amount of time after they either access the document or after logging in on a platform. So the flow ...
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Application to store structured project reference material

Has anyone found a good application that would allow a user to store a collection of information such as equipment/product cutsheets in a format that is more robust than trying to categorize according ...
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