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Design spec for TextPicker

TextPicker  

It’s hard to find examples of simple descriptions of simple applications online. Most seem to be meant for larger organisations. Here is the design specification for TextPicker, which the designers at draftss.com used when they designed the UI.

A Mac application for extracting text.

Background

Programmers, data scientists, prosumers and others often need to extract specific information from raw text, and may also wish to automate this or include this functionality in software they are making. Current methods are find/replace, regular expressions, writing parsers manually, or command line tools like grep, sed, awk, etc. These methods can be very complex, even for experienced programmers, and may often take longer to get working than just copying the desired information manually.

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