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Taking written notes. Notes can include free-form text, sketches, and lists.

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PDF editor to comment and highlight academic papers with stylus support

I'm having some trouble finding a simple platform for commenting, highlighting, and drawing sketches over academic papers. Some (soft) feature needs: Support for touch/stylus on Windows Some way of ...
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Offline alternative to OneNote / Evernote

Is there any good alternative to OneNote / Evernote with the following features: 1) Forever usability. No subscription locks as in Office 365 2) Offline. No uploading to CIA / KGB as in Evernote. 3)...
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Is there any note taking editor that has html preview editing feature?

I am looking for a tool to take notes as HTML format easily with HTML preview editing feature. I have been using markdown and asciidoc for 2 years and I am thinking about migrating HTML markup format. ...
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Note taking application for web fragments and with simultaneous saving

Two base functionalities: 1) taking web fragments: - saving that fragment (fultext-searchable) with formating and included images - saving meta information (URL, position of fragment in the web page, ...
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Sortable text post publisher

Description I have lists of ideas. Despite their dubious quality, I would like to be able to present them to the public in an filterable, searchable and readable manner. An idea is essentially a ...
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What's a good platform to create your own personal wiki?

I have a lot of notes (all on Google Drive right now) and would like to one day organize them into my own personal wikipedia. While being on Google's cloud is nice (I can quickly search key words), ...
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Free annotation software where I can review web pages and save a PDF?

Just like Microsoft Word allows you to review and annotate documents, I'm looking for something similar for web pages - preferably a browser plugin. I should be able to highlight text (not just "draw ...
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Note taking software with inner text custom entities

I am looking for a note-taking / personal wiki / writing kind of software that I can create custom entities that tags inner text (not pages). I am personally a fan of zim-wiki but currently I need ...
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Software for recording university lectures on Linux, similar to Sonocent Audio Note Taker

There's a guy who's in my classes and he uses Sonocent's Audio Note Taker software to record all the lectures. The software is feature filled allowing you to take notes and signal a slide change so ...
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Reliable software for organizing notes

I'm looking for software which can help me organize all my categorized notes or pages (private data, links, thoughts etc) in exportable database. Preferable freeware or crossplatform.
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Code snippet manager for Windows (for software developer)

I'm searching for code snippets manager for Windows which fulfills these criteria Required features searching through snippets, displaying list of search results tree organization of snippets (at ...
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Note-Taking App based on HTML 5 / CSS 3 instead of Markdown

As in the title. I'm looking for an app similar to Evernote/Joplin that will allow me to write, style and store data in HTML/CSS format instead of rather poor in terms of features markdown. I need ...
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Encrypted notepad

Is there a lightweight notepad program that: saves files encrypted with a password asks for the password on Open doesn't ask for the password on Save (since it's already open, no need to re-enter the ...
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A notes app that can store connections between notes?

I'm taking part in a tech quiz event happening in a while and a very frequent type of question is where several different items are showed and we're asked to name something that connects all of them, ...
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Note-taking app with flashcards (or with Anki export)

I'm using OneNote to take notes and Anki to remember information. I'm spending a lot of time to transfer OneNote notes to Anki and sometimes it's hard to remember if I've already transferred ...
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Online tool for saving code snippets

I need an online tool to save code snippets. Not just for saving, but also having a simple interface to search for the snippets. And maybe download the repository if needed. I was using Notebark, ...
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Alternative to OneNote for taking notes with graphic tablet

I used to take notes with OneNote: it is free, it allows synchronization, it has a lot of features for drawing with pen and forms (squares, circles, axis) and allows to export pdf easily. But I have a ...
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Note taking software that allows to list organic chemistry reactions and their reaction mechanisms

What I am looking for is a software, which will allow me to list the reactions for organic chemistry from my syllabus. When I click on a list item, it will open up the reaction mechanism.Like a link ...
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Note taking software that allows references to database

I was wondering if the following already existed: I want a software to take notes. But sometimes when you take notes (for example in sciences class) you have the same definition that you have to ...
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word processor or note taking app with dropdown snippet(templates)/autocomplete feature

I'm looking for a word processor or a note taking app that works on either Windows,Linux or Android that is capable of showing a dropdown menu of predefined snippets(templates) to be entered and ...
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Is there a note taking software supporting markdown with Latex Math equtions and free-form canvas like OneNote?

I am looking for a note-taking software that contains several features following: Can write context with Markdown; Can Insert Math equations with Latex; Can write a snippet everywhere on one page ...
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Notetaking / iPad Pro / Pencil / no Cloud

I have an iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil. I'd like to use them to take notes. The problem is, I would like to avoid using a cloud service. Furthermore, I would like to be able to export the notes in ...
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Handwriting Program for Mac & Linux

Here's my situation: I am a theoretical physicist and I am producing tons of handwritten notes every day. Also, I am working both from home and in my office. In order not to carry a ton of paper with ...
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The most frictionless(quick creation of a new note) desktop notes app

I need a notes application that allows very quick input of text, to create a new note. It could work either through a global keyboard shortcut that immediately takes you to a new note input screen, ...
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Writing tool for documents with multiple authors

I'm looking for a tool for teachers. They write assessments for their pupils. So each teacher writes one per pupil. The software should collect all single assessments and create one large document out ...
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Android app for quick data notes

I am looking for an Android app in which I can quickly input numbers on standard sheets, without always switching on the touch keyboard. I'll explain a little further. I periodically go to some shops ...
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Looking for a note taking site with a public API

I have a service running on a Raspberry Pi at home during the day that records data, and I'd like to make the daily results available to read while I'm out, so I'm looking for recommendations for a ...
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App to take notes and save sources

I'm working on a research project and ideally, looking for something that would allow me to type notes and save / easily pull up the webpages where the information was obtained from. I don't want to ...
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How to organize math notes?

I need to organize all of my math notes. I would like to create a sort of library of notes, where a note can link other notes and each note is stored in plain text format (for example, Markdown + ...
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Sites with timed locked notes

I'm looking for a site where I can store a password and lock the note until the weekend for example and this would work where from whichever device i access the site from it is locked where I would ...
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Which Python GUI framework should I use for this?

*I'm not sure if my idea is structured well for implementation as an app, I'm walking blind here. The framework shall handle: editor-like instant color coding of entered text increasingly ...
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Take notes and organize tasks by project, prioritiy, and urgency

Project organization I'm looking for a note taking and organizer/task management application. What I'm using it for I'm a freelance web developer and I have many projects at any given time, and ...
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Cloud-based or linux application for professional diary/logbook?

It seems incredible to me, but I can't find an appropriate solution for this. In my research work, I usually keep a paper logbook listing everything I've done, what does and what does not not work (...
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Tree-structured text editor / note-taker

Looking for a tree-structured hierarchical text editor / note-taker. Requirements: Freeware Not ancientware (must have been updated during the last 3 years) Support italics/bold text Windows 7 SP1 ...
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Annotate pdfs and insert pages

I teach mathematics in a university, often recording my lectures on a tablet (screencasting). Do you know if there is a PDF reader program that I can use during my lectures to: display slides from a ...
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Wiki system for mathematical notetaking

For keeping track of notes, wiki systems like DokuWiki or MediaWiki are potentially extremely useful, especially for the ability to easily browse previous versions of notes, if I feel that some ...
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Free-form annotations, via stylus/touch or text, of websites

I would like to find an application (or chrome plugin) that allows me to, on either a chromeOS tablet or laptop running Ubuntu: Render a website (generally) as it would be seen in the latest version ...
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Android application to create a text from voice by one click

I need an application for Android, that can do the follow: start the application by one tap on icon, then it automatically immediately enable voice input, transforms the voice into text and save the ...
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Note Taking App for Android with Hierarchies

I need recommendations for an Android smartphone note taking/note organizing app. Requirements: 1) be able to organize notes in a hierarchy maybe four or five levels deep 2) be able to have links ...
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Markdown editor with which I can embed handwritten notes and edit them

I extensively use markdown to take notes and render it in Html or PDF (using Pandoc). I have a Wacom stylus. And I want to take hand-written notes (specifically, lecture notes). I want to embed these ...
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A note manager with flexible tagging and hierarchies for organizing user feedback

Requirements One step changing the name of a tag on all tagged entries. Tag hierarchies, being able to tag a tag Linking to tags and notes with integrated search: ability to quickly look up the ...
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Is there an application that allows to search across Evernote, Todoist, Google Keep, Twitter

I extensively use web applications for organizing my thoughts and notes, some of those go to Evernote, some go to Todois, some are left in Google Drive, something is on Twitter. I wonder if there an ...
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Looking for a note-taking app that's designed to save quotations

Basically, I spend a lot of time reading artcles in my browser (and on Instapaper and Pocket when on my phone), I even read books in the browser. I am looking for a solution through which I can ...
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Wiki software like OneNote with some extra options on Linux

I've been using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft OneNote, but now I'm migrating to Linux (Ubuntu). As a result, I'm looking for a wiki software which can replace OneNote, with the following features: ...
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How do you document your work/progress/things you learnt?

I am getting obsessed of finding a simple tool/app to let me easily document the work I have done each day, write notes about it, and document the things I have learnt. In essence, it is something ...
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Alternative app to GoodNotes for Windows 10

I recently bought a Windows 2-in-1 device with a pen. My main goal is taking research notes. OneNote is a really good app obivously, but it lacks some features that I used to have in iPad with ...
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pdf notes with mathematical equations

I'm looking for a program where I'm able to annotate PDF files with notes, including correct mathematical equations (on mac). So far the only way I found was writing the equations with LaTeX in a ...
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Note-taking software that uses webdav for synchronization

Ideally it would do Markdown, but plain text, html, or any other open format would be acceptable. So far, I've checked out quite a few software products, none of which do this well. Sublime Text ...
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I Need a general-purpose note-taking software with organizational functionality

I would like to take notes more efficiently and fluidly for general-purpose purposes that span to include notes about software, lists on PC parts, student notes etc. I find that writing plain text ...
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App to keep notes about people

I'm looking for an Android app called systematic notes which will allow you to import specific people from contacts with pictures or profile pictures and have a set of organized systematic notes on ...