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Advanced Search Tool

I am looking for a tool that is capable of displaying multiple text side by side along with an another file that contains the search string. Once I click every line in the search string file, tool ...
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Request to Download all Yiddish words and meanings Wictionary

I'm looking to extract all yiddish words and meanings cleanly. I searched for the term 'Yiddish words' and was able to grab approximately 7200 words but I would like to be certain I have them all. Is ...
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Is it possible to extract the month from the creation date of an image file and writing is to a file property field?

Big picture: I have 90,000 image files dating back to 1998 and I want to "find" all image files with a December creation date. My hope is there was a program that would read the creation ...
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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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Lightweight alternative to elastic search

I only have 8 MB of data and 55000 items which I want to use for fuzzy autocompletion. The user base is very small and it is a research project so I don't need 100% uptime and replication. Even with ...
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PDF reader with search history for Windows

Looking for a PDF reader with search history (say 100 last items) for Windows. Both commercial and freeware recommendations are welcome.
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Visual Search for Objects or Patterns within Map Service (e. g. Google Maps)

Story: I started to be interested in old transformer towers, last year. Unfortunately, there is no public map where all towers are listed in Germany. Therefore, I used Google Maps and manually ...
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Deterministic (not subjective) search engine

Trying to find a search engine that actually just searches for what I type, and respects the modifying operators I use. Need to do a lot of exact searches, but Google gives shopping and does not ...
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classic-looking, Windows 10~8 style interface Windows search and more tool

I need a classic-looking, somewhat bare bone looking interface like in Windows 10~8 style (=buttons, ribbons), Windows ~XP search and more tool. because the search tool in the Windows 10 OS is lacking....
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Software to archive, organize and search for personal documents like invoices, bills, contracts etc

I am looking for a solution to put my scanned / photographed paper documents like invoices, bills, and already digital documents like pdfs, emails etc. int a folder on my local hard disk / NAS and be ...
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What software should I use to make my funny image collection searchable by tags or keywords?

Preferably which can download a database of already known (maybe by file hash), and already tagged images, which was tagged by other users of the software.
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Is there an app for searching through PDFs using images?

I have a bunch of PDFs with images, symbols etc., all black and white if that helps, and using text to search through them is not possible. I have an image of a part of the document that I want. Is ...
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totalcmd like file manager which will show found files in one of panels

I'm looking for totalcmd like file manager (2 panels) which will show found files (totalcmd alt+F7) in one of panels so I can copy/move them to another panel. It would be fine if found files will be ...
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Chromium / Chrome extension to improve visibility of “find” (Ctrl+F) results

When searching for text on webpages in Chromium / Chrome using Ctrl+F, the results will be highlighted in color. The browser will also jump to the section of the page where it found your search query. ...
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Local code search

I have lots of personal projects sitting around from over the years that I want to be able to search. Sometimes there is a package or a function that I want to re-use. I want this to run locally as a ...
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Chrome search multiple webpages

I looking for a way how to search multiple pages simultaneously. For example, I looking for some product "my product" and I want chrome to open shop1,shop2,shop3 and search the "my ...
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Windows Hex editor to search with Wildcards/Regex in Hex-Mode

I want to search in hex for 00 [01-ff] [01-ff] [01-ff] 00. I tried the following editors: Notepad++ with hex plugin HxD XVI32 Far Manager with hex plugin 010 WinMerge No hex editor allows searching ...
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Application/framework for effective search in text data from relational database

I have a relational database (Microsoft SQL Server), that holds text data in one of its tables. Text data are not in the English language. I want to create a new search system that would allow users ...
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Windows search which OCR's images and pdfs with text in them

I often have scanned PDFs or JPEGs etc. which may have some text in them. One good example is screenshots that I take with screenshot captor. Is there a way to make the Windows search "smart"...
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Use a low res image to find the high res version?

I have a low resolution image. I know that I have a higher resolution version somewhere on a backup drive. Is there any software that can use the low res image to find the high res version? Ideally, ...
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Projects similar to google books

Are there other projects similar to google books that allow (legally defensible) search, snippet view, and/or metadata exploration of non-public domain books?
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Change-tracking searchable backup server with user accounts

Requirements: I'm looking for software (and cloud platform) for an R&D startup company to perform periodic backups to a secure cloud. The backups should track changes (like Borg) to avoid data ...
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Video frame lookup or search using verbal audio utterances

I'm an animator trying to get a program that will use machine learning to automate the lip syncing process. The program I need made will have two files given to it: a seed, and an audio file. The seed ...
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Best data storage for a quick search

I have an app with approximately 20-40 million new documents added each month. Let's say these documents have approximately 4-8 fields I want to allow the user to search from. Not all entries are ...
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Search for text in some videos

I have some screen recordings of the game and want to search for some concrete text there (title of the mission). What program can I use to achieve that? Can use it on Windows or Linux. Freeware is ...
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Search engine over text corpus

I have a couple of text file and I try to find the easiest way to drop all the files into one place and create a basic search query (with flexibility for little changes, search operators, etc.) over ...
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Search and Replace tool for Windows Registry

Please recommend a gratis Windows tool to perform search and replace operations in the Windows Registry. I would like to select a Registry key and have the tool perform the search and replace ...
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macOS app to check if an image is already on the computer?

I'm looking for a photo de-duper app for Mac, but from a different angle than normal. If I download a new image from the web, I want to know if I already have it on my Mac or not. I have had trouble ...
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Is there a search engine with reverse search mechanism: processing multiple queries and retrieving a single result for each of them?

Most text search engines are intended for identification of multiple depositories storing the text of a user's query. I need one that does the opposite. Imagine we have two databases with overlapping ...
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Looking for software that allows me to look for a logo inside a group of images

I have between 60,000 and 100,000 images and 1.5% of them contain a specific logo. This logo is not always depicted in the same size or orientation. Is there a freeware program for Windows that would ...
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Software for categorizing data based on language and type

Currently, I'm using windows file explorer for categorizing. There are folders for years (2017, 2018, etc.) and each of them has sub-folders for types (type_1, type_2, etc.) and under each sub-folder, ...
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Is there any Android email app with advanced searching capability?

I have zillions of emails. I was suggested Bluemail app for Android but it sucks at searching. I need to have something like Thunderbird has for desktops (no app, unfortunately) which allows me to ...
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Looking for a hex editor that can find specific binary sequence unaligned

I am looking for a Hex Editor that can do a search for a specific binary sequence, and find it in a file, without regard to byte alignment. I have an extracted and disassembled program that I am ...
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Python for large graphs

I have a large graph consisting of 30 million edges. Currently it is saved as a CSV file of the edges. I would like to run standard graph algorithms like BFS on it. Is there a library in Python for ...
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I would like to autoatically generate tags/keys that summarize each text document I have so i can search for them by tags/keys

In Short I would like a software recommendation that summarizes a long text document and produces keywords for that text document. Ideally, it will exclude words like "with, and, the, etc." and ...
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I'm looking for a grammar/parser for elasticsearch query_string

What I'm trying to achieve is to generate a valid elasticsearch query_string form inputs preferably in frontend. In worst case it can be generated in the backend (nodeJS, NestJS). I'm looking for ...
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wiki WITH modern browsing/searching/filtering

I'm trying to create a website that allows access-controlled wiki-style article creation WITH modern browsing, searching and filtering of this content. The issue is platforms like mediawiki or ...
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GUI for searching the content of multiple large text files or PDFs?

I have a few dozen PDFs, each of which are very large. Specifically: These PDFs total to about 15GB. These PDFs are primarily scanned images of textual documents, but they do contain the text data (...
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Software / API to track new concepts or ideas from web searches

Is there any Software or API of Google,Twitter or other search Engines or Social Networks to track emergent or new concepts/ideas (words) or new combinations, made from the searches in the web, but ...
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Wiki + tags + search by tags

I need a MediaWiki-like user-editable CMS that supports pages tagging. The same tag system as in the Wordpress. And I also need a search-by-tags page which lists all unique tags and allows visitor to ...
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What are some good Javascript front end (web page) faceted search libraries as alternatives to filtrify?

I have a website that uses filtrify to provide faceted searching through a very long, involved list. This is working great and is a fantastic web-based, front-end only, Javascript project that takes ...
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Utility to search for text in a directory and display the matching lines as well as nearby lines

I currently use Agent Ransack to search for text in files in a directory. It will list all files containing that text in the left pane. If I click on one of those files, it will show all of the ...
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Video file duplicate finder (based on length/duration)

I am looking for a program that will find duplicate videos based on duration (eg number of seconds) and not based on size/MD5/thumbnails/etc. This is a very simple concept but I find it impossible to ...
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Linux text editor with server-side search over SSH

I want a Linux programmer's text editor with the possibility to search in a directory on remote server over SSH (I assume that the editor should call grep on the remote host and parse grep output.) ...
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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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Are there any good tools for applying searchable metadata tags to large documents?

I've googled this extensively, but there doesn't appear to be a common solution, or my keywords are inadequate. We have a few large PDFs on the order of a few thousand pages each that describe some ...
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"Filter as you type" a large table (>100K rows)

I have a large table (>100K rows) that looks like this: Movie | Genres -------------------------------------------------- Inception | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi The Dark Knight ...
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thunderbird addon that searches for HTML in email

I often need to search for specific details about an html-formatted email. As an example, I'd like to be able to filter by presence of an image source name (<img src="...">). However, even ...
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Software for communicating through google chrome (or any browser)

I don't know if there is a way to do this, but I assume there is a hackish way (as there almost always is). Say I am logged into Google Chrome using my gmail (and so all my web extensions, ...
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Is there a program in windows which can search menu items like Ubuntu Unity?

In unity dash, you can search commands in menu bar of a program, is there a similar program on windows?
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