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Fulltext-Search plugin for Vuepress static site generator?

These days I am writing technical documentation with Markdown, using the Vuepress static site generator. The default theme has a search box built in, but this search box only indexes the Headlines ...
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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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Semantic search tools recommandation

I am looking for a Python Framework that is able to return the sentences that contain a given word/sentence and also to return the ones that contain synonyms of that word. For example, if I search: "...
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Need (working) utility to find a string across entire access database

I installed a utility called "Search Wizard" by Dev Ashish and Terry Kreft. But it doesn't work right. It is supposed to search across the entire database, including forms, code, queries, reports, etc....
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vscode or sublime extension to find and jump to Nth match within a text file

I would like a software/extension that could support: find all occurance of specific text (supporting regular expression); based on result of 1st step, quickly goto/jumpto the nth occurance.
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Software to analyze files and find similar strings

I'm looking for a software that, given several text files (a few thousands actually), it will find all the occurrences of strings that are exactly the same without knowing the string in advance (it ...
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Gratis, Windows, multi-line, text search and replace

I am looking for a gratis, Windows-based, text search and replace application which will allow me to make the following kinds of replacement, allowing me to specify file extensions and giving the ...
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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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Program for Windows users to add, update, delete, search SQL Server tables?

I'm creating a SQL Server database for our lost & found items. One table will have an inventory of lost items and another table will have inquiry information of those looking for items. Intuitive ...
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GUI for searching the content of multiple large text files or PDFs?

I have a few dozen PDFs, each of which are very large. Specifically: These PDFs total to about 15GB. These PDFs are primarily scanned images of textual documents, but they do contain the text data (...
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Library for searching texts

For a project that searches textual files (mostly unstructured), I would like to use a library that can accomplish the following criteria: Fast search of thousands to hundreds of thousands keywords, ...
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Utility to search for text in a directory and display the matching lines as well as nearby lines

I currently use Agent Ransack to search for text in files in a directory. It will list all files containing that text in the left pane. If I click on one of those files, it will show all of the ...
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“light” regex alternative for alphanumeric search?

I am creating a small website in which users will be searching mostly for words but possibly also for short alphanumeric phrases. I wouldn't dream of asking my users to learn regex, but would like to ...
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(Semantic) Highlighting of any text for improved speed reading

I'm looking for an application that is able to process the (semantic) content of a text and provides an easier-to-read output. I'm imagining an app that takes Text (e.g., in PDF format) and provides a ...
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Software application for search and reinforcement learning of problem/solution pairs

I am working on a graduation project involving generating QA-pairs from customer support incident ticket texts (over 200.000 tickets). I have built a working clustering systems that clusters ...
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Tool to search for string exact matches in lots of files on hard-drive (10s of gigas). Is there something out there?

I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to run exact queries (and with this I mean searching for something like def main(s: Array[String]): Unit = {, containing any kind of symbols, over a set of ...
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Regex File Content Scanner with Capturing Groups

I am looking for a UI tool that scans files (filtered by file name patterns, maybe also regular expressions) in a given directory (tree) for occurrences of a given regular expression and displays ...
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Control+f Search

I am trying to search a page that has tons of bolds,sub,sup,spans and italics on the page for text formatting(think math and chemistry equations). Unfortunately in Chrome there appears to be no way ...
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Full-text search for Windows share

I have a small laptop with Windows 7. In Explorer > Network I see a Windows Share \\BIGSERVER\documents (SMB/CIFS) which contains all documents of the company (about 1TB of Excel/Word/PowerPoint/PDF ...
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PowerGREP-lite like regular expression tool

I frequently need to do a lot of "search and replace" within a single file. I have a text file where I store my regex searches, but as the number of items increases it becomes tedious to copy-paste ...
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Program to tag paragraphs in multiple documents

I'm looking for a program that will let me "tag" paragraphs in multiple text documents, and afterwards, let me make a multi criteria search (including full text search). The documents format is PDF ...
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“Filter as you type” a large table (>100K rows)

I have a large table (>100K rows) that looks like this: Movie | Genres -------------------------------------------------- Inception | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi The Dark Knight ...
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Building a search index, and querying it from the command line

Does a tool with the following features exist? Command Line Interface (for indexing and searching) We have grep for command line searching of txt files. It’s quick as long as the file is at most a ...
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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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Searchable multiple PDFs on website

I have a large number of PDFs that need to be published online. Currently I use a database to store keywords for each PDF (as well as other meta data and the filename in order to provide a link). I ...
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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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Any text analytics that are particularly useful/user friendly for literary analysis?

As a literature student I find being able to do stylistic analysis and macroanalysis to be useful, but it is arduous to have to individually count words in a large text. Looking for recommendations on ...
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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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Software for performing a reverse search - matching a body of text to a known phrase

I have a big list of known phrases. Given a body of text (Say a tweet) I'd like to see if it contains a known phrase from a large list. I'm sure something like this must exist (perhaps from the new ...
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Mac app to fuzzy search through PDF files library

I'm looking for a Mac app that would be able to index hundreds of books in PDF and perform quick full-text fuzzy search through it.
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Text pattern search tool or library for MS Word and PDF documents

I'm looking for a tool that can identify a certain pattern within the text of a Microsoft Word document (.doc) or a PDF document. By pattern I mean, for example, "all paragraphs starting with xxx and ...
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Search 15,000 PDF or EPUB books

Calibre is an excellent software to load and read EPUB files. We can create a library using EPUB files. However the drawback is it doesn't have full text search. Abode can create an index and provide ...
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Search & Replace Software which accept replace words count more than 234,206 characters

I have to replace words in files/folders with replace-words length (234,206 words). Notepad++ does not allow replace-word-count more than 2,047 words. TextCrawler 3 does not allow replace-word-count ...
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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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Search tool for scanned PDF documents and images

I am looking for a tool that is able to search for text in scanned PDF documents and images. I have tried Evernote and really liked it, but I do not want to have personal documents on someone elses ...
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I need software that can extract some value in 1 big text file?

I have really big text file, it is really a lot of text. I try to read it, but it is too much text. I want to find some word, number, value in that file. I search but can't find the software that I ...
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Online service to search in text files

I'm looking for an online service allowing me to search through 100k text files. Preferably with an easy way to upload/add these files (upload JSON or CSV file with URLs to text files).
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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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Simple text search index?

What's a simple text indexing and search server that requires very little configuration? I had been using Elasticsearch to power a simple note tool written in Python, which indexed a "question" or ...
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Search in text files with preview snippets

Like results in an Internet search engine. But this analogy is given only to explain what I mean under preview snippets. In other aspects I'm looking for a regular search with exact match and local ...
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Finding the longest line of a document

I am looking for a program that can find the longest line of a .txt file. It should run on Microsoft Windows. Any license or price is fine.
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Text search and replace other text on the same line

I have code in a directory tree, with lots of sub-directories. The function foo() takes two parameters,. which will generally be different for each call. I want to add a third, which every caller ...
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Linux alternative for Notepad++

What I'm looking for: lightweight (non IDE) program for Linux that manages the tasks listed below modern GUI program - I want to use mouse, drag-n-drop, … It should be gratis software. The features ...
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Markdown document management system (search index over all *.md files across the system)

I am writing notes or documentation of software or private projects in Markdown. These single Markdown files are living either in a folder within the project or general notes are stored in Dropbox. ...
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Search documents & display results in snippet view like Google books?

I'm looking for any software that can search keywords in documents (at least text files, but hopefully PDFs) in a folder (or even within a single file) and show the result in snippet view like Google ...
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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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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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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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Firefox extension to close the Find Bar when clicking anywhere on the page

Can anyone recommend a Firefox extension that will close the Find Bar when the user clicks anywhere on the page? Recommendations for gratis or commercial extensions are welcome. Smaller and simpler ...
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Is there any Google Chrome extension that adds search sights like Findbar Tweak extension for Firefox? [duplicate]

I am searching for an alternative to "Findbar Tweak" extension that is available on Firefox. I need something similar that runs on Google Chrome. Mainly, I'm only looking for a feature that allows me ...