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How search all pdfs in a folder and get a list of files containing the search entry

Using Adobe Reader, I can do an advanced search and find all the pdfs containing the search entry. However I can't seem to export text of the search results. I can highlight the names of the files ...
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1answer
643 views

Vbscript to search through Microsoft Word files for keywords

I'd like to search through a large number of word files all held in the same folder, searching each document for a keyword. When a document is identified which contains the keyword the script should ...
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1answer
50 views

Incrementally grepping a single text file with a configurable GUI

I have a fairly large text file (~1000 lines, Markdown format) that I would like to quickly grep for lines that include or exclude certain words. This is a large file, so I need the feedback of ...
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0answers
43 views

TextAnalysisTool.NET equivalent for OS X

I've used TextAnalysisTool.NET in the past for analyzing log files on Windows machines and found it incredibly useful. I love the simplicity+power that it achieves for dynamically grepping log files, ...
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3answers
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grep for “term” and exclude “another term”

I am trying to build a grep search that searches for a term but exludes lines which have a second term. I wanted to use multiple -e "pattern" options but that has not worked. Here is an example of a ...
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93 views

Name a abbreviated letter to a word

I wanted to name the the letters like PT or PIT as Pressure Transmitter or anything with P will be named as pressure and anything ending in T as transmitter. I want a cell funtion that can name all ...
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3answers
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What tool can produce the line count of a text?

I don't want it to delete the rest or anything but just to quickly report the number of lines the text I just entered is included. Is there a tool that quickly finds "the number of lines in this text ...
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3answers
1k views

Linux, how to search some text in a PDF File

I would like to search some text in a PDF file. For example, where is the word "go to" in my PDF? If you find it, what page is there? I find this command line : find /TEMP -name 'manu.pdf' -exec ...
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1answer
955 views

Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows file search to a text file?

Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows search to a text file? I have had to search from My Computer over 6 drives for a file spec. I can't believe that there is no way to save the ...
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0answers
110 views

Firefox combobox search

There are sometimes comboboxes on web pages (also known as <select> tags) with so many options that it is hard to read them all. A solution would be a plugin or extension to search big ...
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0answers
38 views

Can I search through text in a flash object?

I'm using FireFox 6.0 and I regularly use Ctrl + F to search through large paragraphs of text. Now every now and then I come across a website that is completely built in flash. (Horrible of course, ...
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1answer
54 views

utility to display contents of multiple short text files in single scrollable column

Is there a Windows utility that will allow you to search against a large collection of small text files, and display not just a list of the found files, but the contents of all matching files in a ...
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1answer
157 views

Text file management software

Is there a software which can tag plain text files, organize and index them like Calibre and provide extensive content searching (I can search the content of the text files)?
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1answer
48 views

search in source files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Vista Explorer, how can I search the contents of all files in a directory for a word? I have a Windows7 and I need to search some mostly C# files for different text. ...
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5answers
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Open source command line tools for indexing a large number of text files

I'm looking for any open source command line tool or tools which will allow me to index and search a large number of plain text files. Approximate search would be a plus. The tool only needs to print ...
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2answers
276 views

Search for text inside a bunch of Photoshop files

I have hundreds of Photoshop files that contain text layers. Is there a way to search for text in these files? Maybe a connector for Google desktop or Windows search?
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4answers
516 views

Indexing text file content with command line query

I take daily notes in a plaintext file labeled with date in the YYYYMMDD format. These files are no more than 100 lines long, and are written in a blog style format. I'd like to be able search these ...
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3answers
2k views

How to find files with given character encoding?

I am looking for a tool that for given directory will find all files having particular character encoding (like UTF-8). Do you know such a tool? EDIT: OS - Windows XP
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1answer
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Does anyone know of a program that can search database objects (i.e. StoredProcedures) for keywords?

Is there a tool that would look through a group of stored procedures for source code keywords? A client has a lot of business logic coded into their database and I need to find where it is using ...
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4answers
2k views

Search selected text in Firefox

What are the different Firefox extensions that can start a search with the selected text? Firefox has an inbuilt feature to search using the currently selected engine. Select any text Right click ...
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5answers
651 views

Search all text files in same folder

How do I search for a keyword in all the text files from a folder? I am using Vista.
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7answers
1k views

Silly full text search? [closed]

I'm looking for a simple windows tool that is able to go over all the files in a tree of directories and perform a full text search on all the files. I simply don't trust the Vista search because it ...