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Python library to embed a text editor in an application

I have an existing application in C++ and Python that can take Python scripts as input to execute some tasks. I want to let users create or edit these scripts directly in the application. I am ...
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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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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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Recommended Process Modeling Software Tool

I'm looking a process modeling software tool that has different functionality. This software should enable to support and define a business process throughout the organization's function and people's ...
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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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Software for Glossing/Tagging and Mapping Patterns in Text

Pleasantries I'm an English major temporarily studying at Oxford and I feel my literary/rhetorical analyses and argumentation could use a touch of the 'objectivity,' real or supposed, that ...
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Any tool to change words position in a text?

I'm looking for a tool that can change words position in a text. It's something like an article spinner, but without changing the words to synonymous. An example: Original text: I love eating ...
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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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Library for transforming structured text files (XML to JSON or JSON to CSV)

I'm looking for a library that will transform text files in one format into text files in another format. Example formats are XLS, XML, JSON, TSV, CSV, and various forms of fixed field length files. ...
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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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Chrome extension to convert text to 'Sentence case.'

I am looking for a Chrome extension that can, with a keyboard shortcut, convert text to Sentence case and vice versa. For example: .THIS IS A SAMPLE TEXT should be converted to .This is a ...
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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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Desktop publishing / page layout for Linux

I'm looking for a page layout, or desktop publishing, software for Linux. I'm really just looking for anything where I can layout multiples frames of text on a page. It should be style based, so I ...
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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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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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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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Software to text-search a LARGE set of files (ebooks)

Looking for a Windows program (similar to "Everything") that can: Scan a very large (2-3TB, 10,000s or even 100,000s of files in 1,000s of folders) directory recursively For each "text" file, index ...
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Program to search EULA contracts for problems

I'm looking for a software that could search through the text of a EULA or other contract for suspicious clauses that you might take issue with. Does such a software exist? and if it does, Where ...
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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 ...