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Is there a free-standing equivalent to PowerPoint's “SmartArt” feature?

MS PowerPoint includes a feature called "SmartArt". It provides a means of automating various kinds of graphical layouts of lists. I believe it was introduced with MS Office 2007. I'm not a Windows ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

I often scan text documents - text and possibly some logo/letterhead on a page, either entirely or mostly black-and-white. After scanning, I: Rotate the image to make sure the text is straight (this ...
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Semantic Tagging and analysis or extraction of text (Windows/OS X)

I'm looking for a software to add semantic tags to a long, structured text, with the ability to search for, extract, maybe analyse these tags. Specifically, the text is structured into chapters and ...
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A mac tool to fill placeholders before pasting

Im running OSX Yosemite and i need to paste certain patterns repeatedly. I only need to change parts of those. E.g. <tag>something</tag> <p>blehbelhbleh</p> <asd&...
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Text classification using Python

I am doing a text classification related task in Python using NLP and SkLearn. I need to remove random words from my text. I know I can remove stop words and punctuation using nlp. But what I am ...
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Terminal-based text editor for Linux with few dependencies

I'm using an old(ish) SLES Linux machine on which there are some issues with vi which I won't go into. I want to use another text editor - but none is installed as part of the distribution, and I'm ...
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Text (numerical) recognition software for amateur laboratory use

I'm looking for a piece of software (or library in python, c++...) that could in general automatically recognize numbers displayed on multimeters' screens in lab setting. Given video file I want to ...
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File Data Processor

I have to process tons of text/html files. Im looking for a tool that helps me to create a graph with processing nodes in order to make transformations on this files. For instance: - A node loads the ...
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Get difference of two regular literature texts (not source code), with markup on changes

How to get difference text of two ebooks converted to plain text? They are both the same book but different editions, so much of text is exactly the same to within hyphenation and punctuation changes. ...
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Editing text documents before feeding database

I hope this is the correct section for my question. I need to paste 30 text files (they all have the same format, like 30 characters for the first column, 15 for the second one, and so on) one under ...
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Batch Find/Replace within text file with savable/editable replace lists/presets

I am looking for software for Windows that provides a lot of functionality for Find/Replace batch operations on text files in folders. A key feature is the ability to create batch lists of find/...
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Tool to script simple find & replace for a fixed set of text strings

On a Mac: Every month I collect lists of around 300-500 company names in Japanese that I need to translate into English. I tried scripting this with Applescript in Textwrangler, but this is hard to ...
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Software to search for duplicate lines within a text file

I have a text file containing 20K URL's. Within the file, 1-2 blank lines are present between many of the URL's. I need to find all duplicate URL's within the file and remove them. The order of ...
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Is there an online tool that cuts off subdomains and leaves only domains?

Is there a tool to which I can give a list of path names (google.com, test.something.co.uk, bla.anothersomething.club, etc.) and it will give me a list of root domains (in this case google.com, ...
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Converting a TextBase Project RoadMap to Graphics

Please have a look at https://yuml.me/diagram/scruffy/class/draw. This site automatically draw UML graphics from text. This release you form using any graphical tools. Now please have a look at ...
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200 million rows and 60GB file processing

There is one file. The file has 200 million rows and is 60 GB in size. I want to paging the rows of that file. ascii text file sample payload aaa,bbb,ccc,ddd,ggg aaa,bbb,ccc,ddd,ggg aaa,bbb,ccc,...
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Complex text detection using .net c#

I am looking for a recommendation for a package, library or tool that will allow me to do complex text detection in an image using .Net The image will not be a plain text image, it will be a number ...
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Visual scripting alternatives but for text ( text node editor )?

I want to create tech document for my friend, and want to provide some logic structure. Is there any Visual Scripting alternatives but for text editing? Something like visual pseudo-scritping. Where I ...
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File content comparison ignoring formatting and some punctuations

I want to test a tool that generates text files based on some X input (not relevant for this question). In order to be able to automate some tests and save time, I would like to know if there is a ...
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Doxygen for Protobuf files or similar tool with little modification to comment format?

I have been given a challenge for my first week at work as a graduate and I am stumped already, The company I work for uses google protobuf files - Grpc and I know extremely little about protobuf - ...
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Creating word list file Text to Bin and vice versa

I have found an absolutely brilliant anagram solver. https://www.fourmilab.ch/anagram/#download the problem I have is that the wordlist he uses produces way too many results with words that are not ...
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Lemmatization of non modern texts

I'm curious about your experiences with lemmatization tools for non modern texts. Specifically, I'm interested in lemmatization tools for 18th and 19th century Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, ...
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Looking for text list merge program

I'm looking for a program that can combine several lists. Must be Windows supported, completely free or freemium, has an interface and unicode supported. It should be able to add prefix, suffix and ...
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module or software to preprocess simple variable substitution for JSON files?

I'm taking my vscode theme settings and I'm breaking it out into a full fledged theme. Themes are in JSON format. I would also like to create a more unified color scheme. Let's say I tell my theme ...
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Tool to find duplicate repeated groups of lines in log files?

I want to use it to reduce (either graphically collapsing the blocks or replacing the duplicate lines with a reference) the amount of text I need to read when when analyzing boot system log file. ...
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Library that takes in text and generates a title for it?

Does there exist a library that takes a plain text article, essay, etc, and generates an appropriate/quasi-appropriate title for it? "Title" meaning: about 1 to 10 words that meaningfully reflect the ...
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Text interpreter

I'm helping a friend who needs assistance in automating part of his job, but not sure how to start. He's working in a bidding department inside a construction company, and preparing the bidding ...
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Text based topic segmentation

I'm doing a university project. I need to find a good way to identify topics in a given text file, probably a log text file and divide it into smaller segments(Topically cohesive segments). I have ...
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Can I use Node.js for text analysis?

We have the transcript for millions of text files (range of a few terabytes). We want to make a statistic of what our users answered to a set of questions. We do not necessary look for natural ...
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Free API for handwritten OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

I wanted to know if there are any free APIs available for text recognition from a handwritten document. I looked in Google Vision API, Microsoft Cognitive API but all of the above are paid. So is it ...
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Library to answer the questions 'Are there any locations mentioned in a particular text? If so: which locations are mentioned?'

I need to answer those two questions: Are there any locations (in the sense of place: "capital of France", "South of Spain", "London", "New Zealand", etc. ) mentioned in a particular text? If so: ...
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Utility to create word list from a document

I need a utility that would parse a document (.odt or .txt), creating a list of words used therein, preferably ignoring the most common words (a, the, of, etc.). A bonus would be if it gave a count ...
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Cheap or free convenient application for making subtitles?

I tried aegisub, but it was inconvenient: I can't control video playback with keyboard shortcuts and synchronization between subtitle sheet and video. It can be for any operating system (Windows, ...
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Web-based Grep app

I am looking for an application I can host at my house on one of my servers that allows me to grep large datasets. I have roughly 10-15 TB of txt files. I am currently using a GUI-based grep ...
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Formatting large amounts of differently structured ascii text snippets into a uniform format

we need a software recommendation for the task of formatting large amounts of differently structured ascii text snippets into a uniform format that looks good in html. The text snippets can be plain ...
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Are the application for transcribing audio into subtitles?

There is such application as gTranscribe that allows you to play audio and type text into the text area below and it puts time stamp automatically at the and of each line. Are there something similar, ...
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Software to parse an .ics calendar file

What software can quickly and easily perform the following task: Separate the events from a single .ics calendar file that contains multiple calendars into separate .ics files, one for each calendar. ...
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Text/macro expansion program

I'm looking for a simple Windows program that lets me define some macro texts that are automatically expanded when I type. Just simply "replace this string with this string". E.g. -abc- expands to ...
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Preprocessor for Windows, good for generating HTML files

I need a template engine (preprocessor) for Windows that allows me to define my own (very simple) language. I need it for generating html files. It should be able to make macro substitutions but also ...
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Software that can convert large amount of data to md5 hash

Currently I have a 2gb database with approximately 100 million lines and I want to convert every single line to md5 hash is there a program that can do it relatively quick.
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How can I delete non-english words from text file?

I want to delete all words, which are not English, from the text file. I have done some research about the topic on google and have found a python tool which is named pyenchant for this task. I have ...
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XML libraries for java

Please succintly summarize the licensing and vendor implementations available for: XQuery JAXP XQJ specific to Java and where the libraries can be found for build files.
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Easiest full text search engine for a small corpus with proximity search

I'm creating a full text search engine for a series of approximately 10 public domain books. The corpus will rarely be updated. Proximity search will be the core feature, e.g. locating "hello" within ...
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Tool to find hard-coded passwords in source code

One of requirements I have in my work is that passwords cannot be hardcoded in source code, database dumps, scripts, etc. However, scanning all this stuff manually and repeatedly gets tedious. Is ...
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Copy & paste texts omitting leading/trailing white spaces

Looking for utility/macro/plugin to paste texts from clipboard omitting leading/trailing white spaces. Couldn't find this feature in macros in PhraseExpress or utilities like PureText. Thanks.
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Utility to recursively process text file templates and fill in placeholders

I search for a tool that is / can: gratis free from dependencies (no scripting language interpreter needed, ...) preferably a single binary run on Linux, optionally Windows traverse a (sub)directory ...
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WWW: Many pages to one?

We have a documentation/help system in the form of 'a lot of www pages (one-topic-per-page)'. Is there any ready-to-go software/script able to change that docs to 'all-in-one-page' format?
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Tool to convert between different plain text formats

There are several types of plain text structuring / formatting syntax out there, for example: MarkDown MediaWiki XWiki HTML Is there a generic tool (easier / more appropriate than reg-ex) that helps ...
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Text processor that is capable of Arabic

I want to create some documents with Arabic text in them. I already tried several programs, but not of them can satisfy my needs, which I think are quite basic. I want: Multi-column text layout ...
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Headline Capitalization

Background Developers write JIRA tickets; developers do not style the ticket items consistently. We'd like to present the ticket summaries to clients, but with a consistent format. Problem We're ...