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Search and click any textual button in Microsoft Windows

SikuliX is an excellent GUI testing tool that uses OpenCV to scan the screen for which components to select before moving on to the next action. As such it can locate buttons that move between ...
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App or extension that creates a time delay for visiting distracting sites?

Leechblock NG offers to define list of sites that will be delayed. Delay time is configurable. Block schedule is available (it may be 24/7, it may be on specific hours or days of week). Available ...
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Something like issue tracking system for family projects

Yet, another alternative you should consider is Trello. With a programming background, you may be familiar with the Agile/Scrum and Kanban methodologies. Trello steals from that by providing “boards”...
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Something like issue tracking system for family projects

Have you considered Google Keep: Store notes, tasks, images, etc. Reminders including repeated items Lists of tasks, etc., can have tick boxes and can be re-ordered Items can be shared with ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

That is not just a "Whiteboard", that is called a Kanban board. And there are some online applications: The first option is Trello. It has a free account and can be a collaborative board. ...
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Chrome extension to delay web page loading

There is another chrome extension also named delayed gratification that lets your set a time for when the block will be applied again. I found this feature very important.
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Browser extension that can play YouTube videos faster than x2

Not an extension, but a cheap workaround for Chrome/Firefox/Brave/Opera/Vivaldi/etc that will work with any HTML5 video or audio on any page (unless it's inside an iframe): Right-click anywhere on ...
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Advanced and automated tab management

You didn't mention what browser you are using. If you are using Chrome, then I have found a couple of things that might be of use to you. I haven't found 1 chrome extension that would do everything ...
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Offline calendar for Android with at least basic functionality

RockPaperLz - I know your post is from many years ago now, but it still has value here in 2022! In 2022, by finally moving off of my very first old smartphone from 2016, I just now learned about the ...
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Block self from reopening timewasting sites for X minutes after they were closed

TimeoutBlock Userscript Currently hosted in this Github Gist Once https://userscripts.org/ comes back online, it may move there. I made, and released this product just for you. Install It is a ...
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Cross-platform technical log-keeping / journalling

It sounds like Red Notebook might be ideal for your needs: Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform #Hashtags Format your text bold, italic or underlined Insert Images, files and links to websites ...
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Cheap and portable text expander for Windows

I doubt you'll find a piece of software that cheap, given the number of requirements you have. I am the author of PhraseExpander but our pricing starts at $59 given the features and quality we offer ...
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3rd party Windows/Mac software to log off computer after x minutes of use

For Windows press Windows+r and type: shutdown -s -f -t "your time in seconds without the quotes" -c "your message with quotes" For example to set a timer for 1 hour, type: shutdown -s -f -t 3600 -...
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Equivalent of Leechblock for Android

There is NoRoot Firewall that can block outgoing connections not just for a browser but for all programs. It can block connections either by hostname or by IP. Ability to block a particular port or ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

After some time searching the interwebs myself, I actually found something that hit all the issues I need. Web based wasn't one of my needs, but it doesn't really matter if it was web based or ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

Try my Portable Kanban: It works offline it's free, can be used commercially. It works on Windows only. It has a Pomodoro timer that is configurable (work/short pause/long pause intervals, sound) It ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

Glad, you've found a solution! If you ever decide that you need more, i would recommend checking out Eylean Board. It is exactly what you were looking for an electronic whiteboard to capture all of ...
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A gamified productivity app for Android

I think LifeRPG is what you're looking for. It has all the features that you've requested and more.
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Timer GUI utility

If you're using XFCE4, there's a panel plugin which has this functionality - sort of. It's for taking "breaks" every fixed amount of time. So if you want to wait XYZ minutes, set the time between ...
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iOS app for tracking groceries and other essentials at home

I’ve been using PikyPak (‎https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pikypak/id1292018000) for several months so far and I can only say that I LOVE it. First of all, the user interface is just great. It’s ...
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Are there specific tools for drawing UML diagrams?

One classic tool I've used is Dia Diagramming Tool, I can't vouch for it's relative usefulness compared to other suggestions but it is functional, fit for purpose and free. Another tool you might not ...
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Software to designate a group of windows together such that they are minimized/maximized together?

I think that what most of us are using is a multiple virtual desktop application. Windows supports it natively. You have different windows open on different desktops and you can rapidly switch ...
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IDE-like software for writing plain-English documents

You didn't specify your OS preference so I'll recommend NeoOffice. An Open Office replacement for Macs. It meets all you stated requirements I think, but only runs on a Mac.
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IDE-like software for writing plain-English documents

Sublime Text 3 I know this is mainly intended for programming, but according to its description, it is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup, and prose. (emphasis mine, of course) It has the ...
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Equivalent of Leechblock for Android

There is Mobiwal: NoRoot firewall which also looks very familiar to NoRoot Firewall mentioned in another answer. Looks like both of the solutions work by creating a VPN connection but don't route the ...
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I want to automate a daily task, need certain info from pdf to go into specific areas of an excel file

Problem Statement Basically your problem space resolves to 3, possibly 4, steps: Receiving the order - I am guessing this might be an email. Extracting the correct data from the PDF if it is in that ...
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3rd party Windows/Mac software to log off computer after x minutes of use

The easiest thing I can think of would work on Mac/Linux (and should be possible on Windows as well): A simple Shell script in your startup folder, scheduling those 3 alerts (xnotify) and the logoff (...
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Free touch-typing tutor for Mac?

I learned to type with all 10 fingers on https://www.typing.com/ and also used https://www.typingclub.com/. No need to download any software, works directly from any modern browser. They are great ...
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Tasks with recurring reminders synced between Android and Windows

What about Wunderlist? It seems to meet all your requirements.
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