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Globally available macOS app with efficient typo correction UX

I often make typos. I would love to have software (on macOS) that runs everywhere, scanning my text, and lets me fix typos as fast as possible. I am aware that there are some apps/system settings that ...
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Android application for learning Chinese stroke characters in radicals and stroke groups

There are several excellent apps for learning Chinese writing, including, Pleco Chinese dictionary and the Chinese Writer Chinese writing game. However, it would be nice if there were an app that ...
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App for kids tracing out words, with clues, even in cursive script

I am looking for an app for Android smartphones for five year olds that have mastered letters and must now learn how to write out words, also as part of sentences, in cursive script. Ideally, the app ...
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Apps for having kids sequence letters that are part of words

Apps exist that introduce the child to each letter by presenting the letter and sounding out each letter name and having the child trace out the letter, even as part of an interactive game with funny ...
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What software can I use to make handwritten notes, do handwritten math or science on my macOS10.13?

What software can I use to make handwritten notes, do handwritten math or science on my macOS10.13? I need a canvas so I can do all my math, like how it is done in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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An app to produce raster text

I have a strange request. I need an app to write raster text. That is, when I press the J key on my keyboard, the app must produce a raster (that is, non-editable) letter J. I suffer from writing-...
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Tool to collaborate on text creation and moving around of text blocks

tl:dr: Looking for a tool in which text blocks can easily be moved along an axis/timeline automatically re-aligning on every change. Hello community Working together with someone else on a story/...
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Analyse and simplify technical text (about software engineering)

I know there are Grammarly, LanguageTool, Hemingway editor and more choices to analyze my text for correctness and readability. But is there a more specialized program specifically for a technical ...
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Wikipedia as a Workflowy

Is there a web application where the information is structured as an outline like workflowy and users can edit it like a Wikipedia? There should be plenty of information already, or at least it should ...
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Handwriting to LaTeX?

Usa there an Android app which will convert math handwriting to LaTeX? I have seen some apps like photomath on Android that take pictures of textbook math and solve the problem but I just want LaTeX ...
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What are some programs or methods to check writing clarity?

What are some programs that can check writing quality, especially clarity and tone? I have checked Grammarly but I have to check apart from grammar.
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I am looking for software to write a quite big and complex book

I am looking for software to write a quite big and complex book. Something like a good IDE for writing. It is ok if it is not very user-friendly/simple. I prefer to make my own choices, instead of ...
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What app for visually representing ideas & sections of a book?

I've always found Word processors very poorly adapted for organising ideas, which quickly become scattered across many separate pages. Trello allows to edit and move around ideas right on the screen ...
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Collaborative, media intensive long document

I'm planning to create a long document (book) with a lot of images. Usually I'd use some LaTeX flavour and git. However, there are two big disadvantages: Co-worker can only handle "user friendly" ...
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Library that evaluates writing quality recommendation?

I am looking to implement an AI in my project that will evaluate writing quality (much like paperrater.com/ does). Does anyone have any specific recommendations? I know there are many APIs for ...
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Software for writing pages with pictures and custom shaped text fields

What I'm thinking is specifically to be able to add a background to the page, a picture in the middle, and for instance shape my text to go around the picture in a circle, or perhaps that it is ...
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Is there a software that can convert simple English into Professional English?

I need to submit a write up for my Project (I am a computer science undergraduate). I only know how to use basic words in English. I often need to write reports, articles, etc. for which I need good ...
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Software for writing novels

I started writing a science fiction/fantasy novel as a hobby, and I am looking for a software (other than Word) which make easier to write it. Here is what I am looking for: Must have: Free For ...
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