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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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What is the best open source tool to parse text content from files to make it available for search?

I would like to parse text content from any type of file to make it available for search. Say the file may be .txt, .docx - document type files or it may be an image, audio or video file. I could ...
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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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Program that sorts lines in a text file by number of occurences

I have a large text file with a lot of lines of terms. Some lines repeat themselves. I want a program that gives me the lines that appear most often in the entire document.
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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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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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Text analysis software similar to Concordance

Concordance is "software for concordancing and text analysis", and was famously used to identify patterns in the writing of Agatha Christie. It is "not at present available for download or purchase ...
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online api for text to image conversion

I'm working on a program to create facebook messenger cards for "tips of the day". The tips are often longer than a facebook messenger card would allow, so I'd like to put the text in a .gif or .png ...
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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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Is there a program to copy full folder path directories?

Does anyone know of a program to do this? Basically you have a folder on your computer And subfolders inside of that Possibly more subfolders in those Some text file names + images in those Is ...
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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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Shortcuts to enter text composed of combinations of previously stored standard phrases

As a medical practitioner, one types in notes that consist of combinations of standard phrases to describe e.g. a physical exam. E.g. a note could contain one of several phrases describing the cornea, ...
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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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Program to remove special characters non ascii from large texfiles

I have text files 100MB+ in size and they have a lot of special chars. I can't import them into my DBMS because PostgreSql doesn't recognize these chars. How can I remove them? Which software does ...
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Suggest for each word I typed alternative words that are pronounced similarly

I am looking for a program running on Microsoft Windows that can suggest for each word I typed alternative words that are pronounced similarly. I'm mostly interested in texts written in English. ...
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Software for comparing two different text or html files

I need a software that can do the following: Compare two different files Highlight the differences Can handle big text files I have already checked out diffchecker. My OS is Windows 7.
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Automated search for dictionary form of German words

I am looking for either a program (for linux) or an online resource, that accepts any German word in any inflected or declined form and outputs the lexicographic lemma, i.e. the "dictionary form". ...
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Text editor that takes more than 10 gb

I have Emeditor and it does what I want but when it has a file that has one or more gb, it slows down a little or doesn't do a lot. I wanted to know if there's a text-editor that has or does what ...
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Software for converting HOCR format to txt?

I have health documents which are currently in the hOCR format. I want to convert them to an xml format. Is there a Mac/Linux - specific software which can do that?
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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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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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A tool/add-on to add text-shortcuts (canned text) to thunderbird

To my dismay Thunderbird does not support canned-text or shortcuts for text editing. I type some URLs or sentences a couple of times a week and would like to find something that allows me to define ...
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Google Chrome extension that can allow copying text

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can allow copying text when it has been disabled by the website. I am aware of the Google Chrome extension Allow Copy but it doesn't work in some cases,...
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Software that converts simple text format to json

I wanted a tool that, given a simple text format, can parse it and output JSON that can be used elsewhere. The input would be of a syntax that is easy and quick to write by hand, but that JSON can ...
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A Linux tool / utiltiy for identifying non-stopwords in English text

Is there a tool I can sent a text file or other file into that will identify unusual words (not in a stopword list) in Linux? For example, words that are generally in the English language will be ...
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Which text mining software is suited for an introduction lecture?

I've to give an introduction lecture to text mining. I'm looking for a text mining platform that should be: open source, easy to use, well documented, provided with examples and tutorials, ideally ...
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Markup compatible notepad

I'm looking for a notepad / text-organizer. Maybe something similar to KeepNote. It must support markup style formatting. If it supports basic HTML, that's a bonus. Preferably Linux-compatible, but ...
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Simple ECM solution

I work in a society which uses Apache 2.4.9 server on CentOS 6.5. I'm looking for a very simple ECM (enterprise content manager) for some people who only needs to organize files with rights ...
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Converting non-ASCII Unicode symbols into words

I am looking for a Python package that can take a text as input and return the same text with any "non-ASCII Unicode symbol" converted into a word that represents it, if such conversion makes sense. ...
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Text search and replace

I am looking for some free Windows software which will allow me to specify a directory and a filename mask, some text and some text to replace it it with and then to perform the replacement, ...
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Union Multiple Text Files

So is there a software to union (not simple merge, that is duplicate lines will be removed) multiple text file one after another to a single big file? I need it for a research purpose. No GUI ...
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A tool to format text with Unicode combining characters l̲i̲k̲e̲ t̅h̅i̅s̅

Unicode enables some formatting in plain text using combining characters like U+0332 COMBINING LOW LINE: E̲x̲a̲m̲p̲l̲e̲ ̲o̲f̲ ̲u̲n̲d̲e̲r̲l̲i̲n̲e̲d̲ ̲t̲e̲x̲t̲. How do I do it automatically, without ...
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Shortcuts to surround text by curly braces, and more

Many times I need to simply surround some text by some signs, like curly braces, square brackets and more depending on what it is exactly I am writing, scripting or programming. Some programs, like ...
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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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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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Software to delete lines in a text file

I'm looking for a windows software which can bulk delete lines in text files after a specific line. For example, a file contains 5 lines. I want to delete lines after the third line. see: Line 1 ...
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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 processing app to delete duplicate lines in text file

I have a large text file with over 20,000 lines. The order of the lines is important. I want to remove all duplicate non-blank lines in the file, without disturbing the order. What windows software ...
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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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Software to add text to image

I am looking for a software that allows me to add text to a picture and to easily select and customize the text. It should have these requirements: Easy to add image from clipboard. I usually copy ...
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Software to remove formatting on the clipboard automatically

I'm looking for a tool that will remove formatting on my clipboard automatically as I paste text. I would like the application to meet these requirements, Compatible with Windows 10 Gratis Some ...
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Text formatter which understands grammer

I have converted some PDF documents which contained JPEG into ASCII text. Unfortunately, there are many line breaks in the middle of sentences, leaving some lines with only a few words and the text ...
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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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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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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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Application to compile a single book from fanfiction.net chapters

Needed: Software that can take a story posted in multiple chapters to fanfiction.net and then make it into a single text/book. Cost: free Desired technology: irrelevant (webapp, Windows, Linux, Perl/...
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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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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 ...