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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

Geany is based on Scintilla like Notepad++. By holding down the Control and Shift keys. Column mode editing (rectangular selections) There is basic support for column mode editing. To use it, create ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

Emacs, of course. The concept is called rectangles and works cursor-based, similar to normal marks (you never required mouse involvement!). So the idea is that you mark a region as usual (C-SPC and ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

Vim does rectangular selection out of the box. GUI vim is available in repositories of many distros (e.g. gvim in Ubuntu and Arch). In vim language, this operation is called 'visual block selection' ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

CudaText is a free and open source GUI text editor, in the same vein of SublimeText that runs on Linux, macOS, *BSD, Solaris, and Windows. It has column selections you can access by pressing Alt key ...
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Language detection at shell command

Apache Tika can do that for 18 languages: Danish, German, Estonian, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish and ...
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Text editor that takes more than 10 gb

There is a chance, that Sublime is suitable for your task, but with several prerequisites: You should disable plugins such as syntax highlighting, bracket matcher or git gutter, i.e. any plugin that ...
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Is there a program to copy full folder path directories?

The windows command: tree /A /F > temp.txt gets very close to what you are asking for. | temp.txt | +---build | __init__.py | +---lib | | activex.py | | activexwrapper.py ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

You can use this Snap to install Notepad++. There is also open source reimplementation of Notepad++ called Notepad Next
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

At the risk of stating the obvious, Notepad++ is an option. Though it doesn't seem to be an officially supported platform, Notepad++ is widely used on Wine, and issues that prevent it from working get ...
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Software to add text to image

If you need a software to draw texts on pictures I recommend you the free yet powerful Image Editor Gimp in which you can draw texts on your pictures beside its many other features. You can download ...
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Software to remove formatting on the clipboard automatically

I think PureText mostly fits the bill. It does not replace the default paste functions but I quickly got used to using it's default of Win+V. Gave me the freedom to keep Ctrl+V should I want to retain ...
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Software for comparing two different text or html files

kdiff3 is my personal favourite: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform Never had a problem with big text files.
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looking for python script to extract and reorganize tagged text

Here is a piece of code to, first, make a list of your tags. If I have some time I will proceed next later ;). import glob import re list_of_tags = [] for filename in glog....
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Generative AI detector for text (tells whether a text was written by a human or not)

GPT-2 Output Detector Demo on HuggingFace allows users to either enter the text into the textbox directly or use it as an API. It is free to use and does not need registration. This is an online demo ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

jEdit is cross-platform; that's why I started to use it. It's released under GPL 2.0. "Rectangle select" mode can be found on the Edit menu, or with <alt>+\ As with other editors ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

Sublime Text is a cross-platform good text editor with lots of functionalities as well, including column selection and edit. I've used it in both Windows and Fedora quite fine. Although it has "...
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Tool to find hard-coded passwords in source code

Sonar Secrets is a plugin to SonarQube. It can recognize passwords, API keys, AWS credentials, tokens, etc. from source code. You can read a nice introduction to it in https://medium.com/@...
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Software to delete lines in a text file

GnuWin is able to do it, e.g. sed. At the command line, type for %f in ("*.txt") do C:\...\sed -i "1,3!d" "%f" The for command is part of the Windows command line. %f defines a variable to hold the ...
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A tool to format text with Unicode combining characters l̲i̲k̲e̲ t̅h̅i̅s̅

Implemented myself: https://gist.github.com/vi/2d6b268cc243c138358f3d1b88120ff5 $ formatunicode '-Check- Test of ^the^ _tool_' C̶h̶e̶c̶k̶ Test of t̅h̅e̅ t̲o̲o̲l̲ One may need to add additional ...
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Which text mining software is suited for an introduction lecture?

The python Natural Language Toolkit, NTLK and optionally SciKit-Learn libraries fit your bill admirably: Gratis & Open Source easy to use - With a little background reading Well documnented - Yes ...
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Markup compatible notepad

I recommend Boostnote. Boostnote is an Open source note-taking app for programmers. It focuses on writing Markdown note and code snippet quickly, can organized in a better way. You can sync data to ...
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Converting non-ASCII Unicode symbols into words

Not a package, but two simple functions that may already do what you want to achieve: import unicodedata def InsertUnicodeCharNames(inputstring): result = "" for ch in inputstring: ...
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Text search and replace

You can use text-editors SynWrite / CudaText for this. They are gratis, and CT is cross-platform. For SynWrite just call command "Search - Find/replace in files". For CudaText need to install plugin ...
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Software to text-search a LARGE set of files (ebooks)

The open source DocFetcher has indexed over 10.000 epub books for me. The indexing process is quick, and conducting a full-text search across all of those books (after indexing) takes only a few ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

What you describe can be done with OpenCV and python as demonstrated here and Adrian's imutils, the rest of the blog posts are worth a read as well. (Note that the code in the blog post makes use of ...
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A tool/add-on to add text-shortcuts (canned text) to thunderbird

AutoHotKey will allow you to create canned text that can be used across applications. From the websites blurb: Expand abbreviations as you type them. For example, typing "btw" can automatically ...
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Software for converting HOCR format to txt?

A Mac/Linux/Windows specific software might exist, but I wrote my own PHP script to get all the data out of the hOCR file into a database, and from there I can create whatever format I want with the ...
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Text editor that takes more than 10 gb

From my experience, Emacs (for Windows) and Sublime (both free although there is a paid version for Sublime, but you don't need that) would be your best bet. I have opened 6GB files with Sublime ...
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Software for comparing two different text or html files

Meld. Cross platform (Win/Linux). I use it to clean hacked WordPress websites. Works on text files at least 128415 lines long
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