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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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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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Find similar fragments in several text files

Given several text (in fact, Perl source) files I want to find long fragments which are repeated in more than one file. There preferably should be an option to ignore amount of white space and/or ...
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Is there a tool out there that extracts the main text in an email?

What I'm looking for is a tool that detects salutations/greetings, signature, quotation of another email, legal notices and separates all of this "noise" from the main content of the email. For ...
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Software to convert very, very large html file to markdown

I have a single 1.3gb html file that contains the entirety of the Encyclopedia Britannica. I want to convert it to markdown in a way that preserves subheadings, tables, and UTF-8 special characters. ...
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Textual authorship testing options?

There's a pretty remarkable piece of software called jstylo from Drexel University, but it appears to have been untouched for a couple of years. Are there any comparable options to this that analyze ...
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Text file (log) viewer GUI with interactive coloring of multiple search patterns?

I am viewing text files (logs) with a massive ammount of data. I view them in a typical text editor like Scite or Geany, where the default view formatting is black letters on white background. What ...
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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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Rewrite large number of text files as UTF-8

I have a large number of files that are either in Windows encoding (CP-1252) or UTF-8 without BOM. Since those cause problems in my application, I'd like to convert them to UTF-8 with BOM. I did this ...
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Scientific / Chemistry search interpreting

I'm trying to write a program where people can find company-specific information about substances. For example about the company's safety rules, information about vendors, basic information like molar ...
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Tagging and categorizing very short texts

I am a historian, working on ancient texts. I want to be able to manually tag items in a long list of citations (each usually very short, e.g., Ovid Met. 1.4.5, Hom. Odyss. 4.5.6) so I can then ...
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Software library to render text to memory bitmap

I am looking for a software library that can be used to render text to a bitmap for use in a OpenGL API-based GUI library. It must Not depend on any framework like glib or Qt, It is acceptable if it ...
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Looking for a software keyboard for Android with better UX due to faster keyboard input

I am looking for a software keyboard program (layout and functionality) for Android devices such that the keyboard works as described in the 'Description' given below. Simultaneously, I would like to ...
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Tool for find & replace text in file - input from external file

I'm creating an HTML template that will be used by a user who isn't a programmer. The HTML template has placeholders in which the user has to insert text. I would like to offer that user a tool that ...
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Utility to reflow textarea content in browser

Is there any Firefox extension or Greasemonkey script that would make it possible to reflow paragraphs in a textarea content in Forefox? To be clear, I mean like the "Reflow Paragraph" function of ...
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Generate text from other similar texts

I'm looking for a piece of software, a script or whatever that could generate text based on multiple other texts.That could be used for creating stories for instance. If the stories used as the "base" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open source tool to do OCR

I would like to parse the text content (OCR) from these image file types and index them and make them available for my lucene search engine for search. .ai .bmp .gif .jpeg .jpg .png .psd .ttf Can ...
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Level, and center, scanned text documents

Looking for a program that can level and center the text in scanned pages. Scans are to .pdfs with occasional pictures but mostly text. My example is the scanning of a paper that was not aligned when ...
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Efficient way to manually categorize / tag short texts

I have several hundred short snippets of text. I need to view them one at a time and mark each one with one or more tags from a pre-populated list. I'd like to have a piece of software that lets me do ...
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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 ...
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Software to match each sentence with each other from two epub files of different language versions of the same book

I have two .epub files which are the same book, just in two different languages. Comparing the books, each sentence has an exact counterpart. Now I want to merge the two .epub files into one "multi-...
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Android app that filters Facebook posts containing a given list of words?

These types of extensions/add-ons are a dime a dozen for the web, so it's odd that there seems to be nothing out there for the mobile devices that people tend to prefer browsing Facebook on. Required:...
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string literals escaping tool for multiple languages

I am looking for a single utility to escape strings constants/literals for multiple languages: C, C++, Java Javascript Python XML, HTML shellscript awk, sed The tool should be open source and linux-...
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Which are the most used formatting, source-controlling and comparing tools for T-SQL?

I am always trying to keep a "tight clean ship", or whatever the original English saying is, even though it looks like a "monkey business" to manually format any word that I am typing. I am even using ...
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Change the tense of a text

I am looking for a program that can: Change the tense of a text, e.g. from present to past tense, in which case "I do X and make Y" would be transformed into "I did X and made Y". If possible: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Automatic/semi-automatic construction of an ontology out of an encyclopedia

I have to build a knowledge base of the domain class of insurance (country specific -> Switzerland). The expected result is the following: An ontology with classes, subclasses, data properties etc ...
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Software to find duplicate paragraphs or phrases in multiple microsoft word documents

Here is my condition: I have many drafts microsoft word documents. I want to make one microsoft word document. Therefore, I need to find duplicate words or paragraphs copy them into final document ...
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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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I am looking for some existing library or code that can convert my Unicode hindi text to KrutiDev Devanagri?

Can someone recommend any code or existing library in any python? If not python any language will be fine.
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Library or framework for flat file handling?

I'd started a new job recently and am in the process of learning about / taking ownership over some of the existing systems that we've got in place. Within the past few days I'd discovered that one ...