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Front-end for Windows Search Service

The Microsoft Windows Search Service itself is pretty powerful and contains a wealth of indexed information with which to find files. Of particular utility is its support for IFilter which allows ...
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I need a software that lets me create an excel spreadsheet with mp3 file names and their descriptions

What I mean by that, is something which plays me a sound file, lets me describe it, plays the next one, you get the point. And until the folder ends. When all of this is done, it generates a excel ...
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App to Search PDF contents / business intelligence

I'm with a task to deploy "something" capable of doing what Google does, but for PDFs. Could be something like "Google Desktop Search", but ideally the app would run on a server. Here's some ...
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URL Scanner to find links on Google

Can someone recommend a software for searching links on Google and other search engines? E.g. you would specify a regex for a link and the software would run on a schedule. Then it would email you ...
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

I search an alternative to Windows Search for fast indexed fulltext search in text files, source code, ebooks (pdf, fb2, djvu) and, maybe, office formats. I don't want to use standard Windows Search,...
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Search bar for opened windows on Windows

For keyboard oriented people ALT + TAB is still an unhappy solution when you have tons of windows open, even more when the windows are on multiple desktops. Today, the fastest way to move around is ...
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Wiki with prioritized keyword indexing (tags)

We need an in-house wiki for a technical piece of software. The problem we're having is finding information. Full text searches fail miserably, finding 1,000 pages when only 10 are relevant and never ...
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Python module to search the web quickly

I'm working on a chatbot, and I need a Python 3 module (or library) for searching the web. I tried pygoogle, but it gave me just URLs; I tried xgoogle, but it's a Python 2 module that 2to3 didn't ...
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Search documents & display results in snippet view like Google books?

I'm looking for any software that can search keywords in documents (at least text files, but hopefully PDFs) in a folder (or even within a single file) and show the result in snippet view like Google ...
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Spatial search server, to quickly answer “What points near me?” requests

I have about a million points like this: Latitude Longitude Text (short text of less than 128 characters) I am writing an app that must quickly show what points are around the user. User: I am at ...
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Download Image from Keywords

I have around 50000 sentences, I want relevant images closely or partially related to those sentences. Before google image search APIv1 was best suited for my need as now it is deprecated need to find ...
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Github project filter

I want to monitor what Github projects had recent activity – but want to limit that to topics I'm interested in. Say, I want to see what Android apps are currently active – but I'm not interested in ...
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Graphical tool to search Subversion revisions of a file

I deleted an unused function from my code some time ago, and now I would like to add it back in again. The check-in history does not help me. is there any tool, with a GUI, which I can use to search ...
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Software to search XML files which match an XPath

I've got some XML files which are .NET configuration files (app.config, web.config). You can read the specification on MSDN. My problem is very specific but it can easily be generalized. In a client ...
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Firefox extension to close the Find Bar when clicking anywhere on the page

Can anyone recommend a Firefox extension that will close the Find Bar when the user clicks anywhere on the page? Recommendations for gratis or commercial extensions are welcome. Smaller and simpler ...
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Is there any Google Chrome extension that adds search sights like Findbar Tweak extension for Firefox? [duplicate]

I am searching for an alternative to "Findbar Tweak" extension that is available on Firefox. I need something similar that runs on Google Chrome. Mainly, I'm only looking for a feature that allows me ...
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What programming language should I use to generate word lists of Google Ngram raw data

I want to download a portion of data from Google Ngram's corpora and run tests. The data will likely approach 500 gigs (which would almost fill up my hard drive...) I normally use Excel VBA for this ...
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Searching the menu bar in Microsoft Windows

I am looking for a program that can search for and activate application menu items for the frontmost application. It should work on Microsoft Windows. Gratis is preferable. On Mac OS X 10.10 I use ...
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user friendly search function for spreadsheet/database

I am trying to build a site that will list classes available in the area. I would like users to be able to search and filter based on subject and distance from their location. This would require ...
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Search the internet for pictures by keyword and automatically download a set number of the results in the original resolutions (Ubuntu 14.04)?

This is the task I would like to be able to perform: Search for images on the internet by a keyword Automatically download a specified number of the search results in the original image resolutions ...
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Website research tool that shows information about domains (like WHOIS, IP, backlinks, etc.)

Looking for a tool that can do the following: receive input a domain name (or host name like shop.example.com) produce a report for the domain/host for such information as WHOIS IP, IP owner, sites ...
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Chrome extension to highlight searched keywords in a website

I have to make use of search engines, like Google, Yahoo, etc, to retrieve information from many websites. But when viewing these re-directed websites, it would be tedious to always manually press ...
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Search autocomplete plugin

Looking for an ASP.NET plugin I can integrate with our company website (www.rackattack.com) that would show suggestions as you type in the search box. Something simple, easy, cheap/free.
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Collaborative Web Based Wiki with ability to narrow down ideas by more than one metadata-tag?

Does a collaborative web-based wiki with the ability to narrow down wiki entries using more than one tag exist? Let me give you an example of what I am looking for; the wiki has to have the ...
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Chrome Context Search Extension

When I used Firefox I had this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/context-search/ It used the same search engines already configured in Firefox. There are similar extensions ...
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Software to fill in an online search form and report results daily

Looking for something (preferably web-based, OS X otherwise) that can we can set-up with our desired search terms and options and then fill in the search terms as well as select the various associated ...
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Search in nested archives

Do you know a GNU/Linux tool that can search for a file inside archive file (zip, tar, etc) nested in another archive file (also zip, tar, etc)? It would be sufficient to search only by file name. I'...
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From Django Model to Search Form and Search Result

With Django it is easy to create an edit form from a model. It's great. Is there a library/tool which can help me to create a search form and a paginateable query result from a model?
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Software for search files in windows like old windows XP / 2000

New Windows search file interface since Windows Vista to actual 10 is horrible in my opinion. Is there any software that is open source and free available for windows x64 that could allow you to find ...
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Windows Search Software that can search within files

I'm looking for a Windows search software that can search for a string of text within files. I would like the software to meet these requirements, Compatible with Windows 10 Supports ANSI encoding (...
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Firefox extension to allow efficient searches?

Firefox just got updated to version 43. With that update, perhaps the most useful extension, Quick Search Bar, no longer works. The developer has stated that he does not want to get it working, but ...
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Is there a web app where can I search for books by tag?

Is there a web application where can I search for books by tag? Not by its genre but rather by reader-subjective applied tag, for example I'd like to see all books which have something to do with snow,...
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Program to search by file name in Windows?

I'm looking for a Windows program that searches recursively (although it would be nice to have an option to only search the top-level directory) in a directory for files whose names match a regular ...
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Alternative to Google's Play Store for Android

I am looking for an alternative android app store to Google's Play Store. Recommendations to Front-ends to the Play Store are also welcome. Here is the desired feature set (and why): An effective ...
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Software or websites for finding people with similar interests

i'm looking for software or websites where i can enter my interests (in my case for example: buddhism, astronomy, psychology) and find other people with similar interests (The location doesn't matter,...
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Software or approach for cataloging external hard drives' content on OS X

Can you recommend a hard drive cataloging application or approach for Mac OS X (preferably native -- not a WineSkin approach)? It does not need to be compatible with El Capitan just yet. More details ...
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Alternative to Windows's file/folder search

It's needless to say that the Windows search utility can be useless at times. It's extraordinarily slow, does not search within all folders, and ignores some files on the disk. I'm looking for an ...
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File indexing and search library/API for .Net applications

I am developing a WinForms .Net application. It does a a lot of management type things, but the important part is that it allows users to add file attachments - and they add lots of these. I now have ...
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JavaScript to add search to a directroy tree of HTML files - OFFLINE

I coded a script which finds and parses XML files which describe our message catalog and generates a directory tree of HTML files, cross-indexed. The boss loves it and will take it to a workshop in ...
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I know there are websites which can help me find a cuddle friend. But is there any Android app which can help? [closed]

A note on safety If you want to meet a cuddle friend using any website or app — first, please read "How to Be Safe While Meeting People Online". My question If I want to find a new cuddle ...
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Tool to search for files in multiple ISO files

Are there any portable, offline, windows (Win XP and above) software that allows end-user to search files hidden in multiple ISO files? The software is preferable to be gratis (if possible). Example:...
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Special search and replace software

I want to search and replace multiple words at once. I know there's a software for this but the additional thing that I want is for example: I want to replace "add" with "include" then replace "...
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Corrupt file finder

I have a TON of data recovered from a formatted disk and I need to filter out the files that have been partially overwritten and, therefore, are unreadable and useless.
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App that allows me to do an in-app image search

Scenario: I am using Google Keep for notes. I took a photo of a product that I want to get in the future. However, I would prefer to use a better image than what I took, so I want to download an image ...
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API that provides common name aliases of famous people

I'm looking for an API that provides common aliases for famous people. For instance, "Hillary Clinton" would be associated with common appellations like "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
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Software that lets me type a few letters in order to search through the names of the files in the current directory

In Windows Explorer, there's a search box that searches the files. But it's slow, and its searches recurse into subfolders. I'd like something that filters the files quickly, without recursing into ...
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Advanced replacement for UNIX/GNU “find” (command-line file search)

GNU's default file search utility for the command line find has a ton of options, but is still missing some - in my opinion - essential features, like sorting. It's also a hassle to use sometimes. In ...
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Collaboration platform with powerful search -> auto-building knowledge base

I'm looking for a collaboration platform similar to Asana, Trello, Podio or Wrike that has a powerful search engine with support for: Stemming: searching for "load" will find "loading", "loads" etc. ...
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Software to search through files (mostly PDF)

I would like to know if there are some active open source projects to develop alternatives to Google Desktop or Regain for Windows 7. The situation is the following: I have a folder full of PDF ...
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Centrally search everything from Omnibox or extension in Chromium-based browsers (Chrome, Opera, etc.)

I'd like to be able to type a string on Omnibox (or activate an extension hotkey) then to see a list of: search engine suggestion autocomplete history tabs containing title/URL matching the typed ...