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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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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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Windows plain text editor that allows to bold/italicize/indent

I write quite a bit in plain text files. A simple text editor, like Notepad, meets most of my needs when writing plain text files. But sometimes being able to bold or italicize a word is very useful....
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Looking for a powerful text processing tool

I need to extract some text patterns from the huge HTML. I can definitely write a precise regular expression with the group that matches exactly what I need. What tool would be appropriate to ...
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Text file merging tool

I have several text files that have partially intersecting contents. I want to combine them in the manner to have all contents in one file, but have as little duplicates as possible. This tool not has ...
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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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Software that tells me which author's style my text most closely resembles

TL;DR: I need a software that analyses a text I provide, compares it to its (hopefully large) database of authors, and finally tells me which author's style it most closely resembles. (It need not be ...