Questions tagged [document-management]

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Simple versioning for plain-text documents (Linux)

I would like to identify a simple, FOSS version control system for plain text documents. For more complex (academic) writing, I happily use LibreOffice. But increasingly I find it convenient to write ...
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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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Simple open source document scan/tag/catalog more lightweight than Alfresco

I've thoroughly searched SR and clearly the best open source document management system is Alfresco. I downloaded and installed the community version, and I concur ... however for my purposes it is ...
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Minimalist Document Management System

I seek a basic-features document management system. This DMS is to be used in a Windows/.NET organization where users submit various documents via email, upload, scanning etc. These documents need ...
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Combine/merge separate Word docs into larger Doc?

I've got to produce a quite a few documents (perhaps 16 or so). The documents share a number standard sections. For example, each document will have a common Introduction, and each will include a ...
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Wiki to replace Microsoft Word

Background An organization has a vast number of MS Word documents. Pertinent MS Word features include: Simplicity: just edit and go (WYSIWYG). Track changes. Visual table editor. There are a number ...
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Extract Highlights and Markups from Documents (PDF preferred, Word or suggestions)

As part of my studying/learning, I have a lot of PDF documents that I'm reading. There's an "Almost Awesome" thing I've found discovered about PDFs. Using these instructions you can use Adobe ...
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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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Desktop-based personal wiki

I'm looking for a personal wiki that has a desktop version. I've come across recommendations for zim-wiki and tiddlywiki-online, but I'm not sure if these are what I'm looking for. I have a lot of ...
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CMIS server that just shares a folder as-is?

CMIS is a protocol to access document file servers. All of the CMIS servers I know store the files locally in an opaque way, as blobs, with real filenames stored in a database. Is there a CMIS ...
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Lightweight DMS with built in REST API

I'm puzzling myself trying to find a tool to use with my web app for saving docs. We are rewriting our own Java web app which deals mainly with binary (MS Office) documents. In the old one, we used to ...
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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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Easy to use, powerful wiki

, Looking for an online wiki with at least the following characteristics, for use in a software team: normal wiki style links between docs/hierarchy login with Google/Microsoft ID and ability to ...
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Samba (smb) alternative which allows outside LAN connections

I am looking for a good Samba alternative which allows outside LAN connections. Why do I want this: I have 1 Macbook and 1 iMac and a central server. I want to share files between them like photos ...
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Lightweight personal document management recommendations (open source/.net)

I'm looking for a lightweight, personal document management system to enhance Windows File Explorer. I prefer something open source, .NET-based (or rather, not Java-based) that isn't dependent on IIS--...
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Literature (PDF) management for institutes

My institute is looking for a system to collaboratively manage literature on a server. In the first place, we want to organize our electronic literature archive. These are almost exclusively PDF ...
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Document management software to preview and rename PDFs

I am looking for document management software that can specifically (A) preview PDFs at full resolution and (B) rename those PDFs while the preview is open. I tried using Adobe Bridge CC but the PDF ...
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Concurrent document collaboration on local servers

Does a concurrent office document collaboration service exist that does not rely on 3rd party servers? By "collaboration" I mean changes made to a document are quickly visible to others that have the ...
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Crop and de-skew scans automatically - scriptable, high-volume

I'm looking for a scriptable program (or .NET library) that I can point at a directory and say, "crop and deskew all the scans this directory, in place". (Scriptable because I have to run this on tens ...