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

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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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Does a sticky note application that sticks to the front of the screen exist?

I need to make use of Sticky Notes app that acts like a traditional post-it notes (and not a program with that name but is like a normal windows program). However, I discovered all the sticky note ...
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Add help tips for my coworkers to 3rd-party web apps

We have several old inventory-management websites with tons of pages of poorly-documented user settings. The knowledge of how to use these settings and tools is scattered among several people at my ...
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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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Self-hosted online notepad with delta sync/saves

I am looking for a self-hosted notepad like this which is able to delta sync/save the edited files. Since i like to keep all my notes in a single, big plaintext file, i'd like to avoid rewriting the ...
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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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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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Construct slide deck from screenshots of slides

When attending remote meetings where the interlocutor presents slides, I sometimes would like to take a screenshot of each slide they show and save it as an easily browsable slide deck on my side. ...
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Note taking software with link to PDFs

I need a non-linear note taking, I tried personal wiki, but they seem to be too difficult for me without any basic programming knowledge and issues. I need a basic, macOS, personal wiki-based ...
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outlining tool with rich and elegant interface

Graphical outlining and information-mapping applications generally fall into one of the following categories, each with specific advantages and disadvantages: Basic outlining tools: Advantages: ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to note why I've opened a tab?

Community managers tend to have issues with tabs, in particular, an over-abundance of them. While applying a recent batch of system updates, I closed about 150 tabs between two browser windows. The ...
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Android app to make quick text notes

Sometimes I need to write an address down, or a reference number etc. I've found that natively there's isn't really anything to do this. There is SNote - but that application is not light weight ...
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Notes app that saves all notes in one encrypted file (open source)

I'm looking for a encrypted notes app. It sould save the notes like KeePass, in a encrypted database file. I want decide where to save it. Not automatically in someone's cloud. Does not necessarily ...
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Suggestions for journaling, bullet notes, activity, wiki like application

I am looking for an application for Windows that combines some of my favorite features of different applications; combining a task activity journal / notes, time-tracking, todo lists, a Wiki, and ...
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Sticky note app for Android

I'm looking for a simple-to-run, simple-to-use sticky notes application for Android. It should have the following features: Ability to add, edit and delete notes. Ability to move notes around ...
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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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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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Linux text editor with support of illustrations, folding, and different fonts?

I need an app suitable to making notes while working on my programming research projects. I want it to have folding (aka collapse and expand) capabilities, because my notes are large (I keep track of ...
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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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Writing in the Margins of digital books or webpages

In paper based books, some people like myself have the habit of underlining text, and putting notes in the margins of the books. Is there a way of doing this in the digital world? What would such ...
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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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Simple Android app for notes that work on IMAP (Apple compatible)

I am looking for an app on android that satisfies these simple requirements: Syncs via IMAP (Apple compatible, not like Kolab Notes) Markdown Good/Simple looking, KISS style Distraction-/Adfree (paid ...
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Simple laboratory logbook functionality for a small research group, Python or otherwise

We need a basic laboratory electronic logbook function that can be accessed via the internet, possibly even at least viewable on phones. Currently all we need is user logging of events, attaching of ...
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Which iPad note taking app support creating hyperlinks?

I have been using Goodnotes 5 for a couple of months now. Goodnotes 5 does not support hyperlinking. As a chemistry teacher and content writer, I need to move on to another note taking app, because in ...
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Looking for note taking tool with collapsible sections and LaTeX support

I'm looking for a note taking tool to help organize and review mathematics content. I'm much more interested in functionality than appearance. My main requirements: Ability to hide/show parts and ...
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Softphone (SIP client) for Windows with note taking capabilities per number

I am looking for a Windows SIP client/softphone that is capable of saving notes per number and bringing up saved notes whenever said number calls again. Any ideas?
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Android handwriting/note taking applications with specific services

I am currently using squid to write notes on a Samsung S6 tablet. It's actually a really great app, but there is one thing it is missing: a web/desktop interface. I'd like to be able to view or make ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 each ...

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