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What options are there for writing better non-programming text in Emacs?

This is a fork from the question What options are there for doing spell-checking in Emacs? Because I'm currently doing a lot of non-programming tasks in Emacs I'm wondering whether Emacs can support ...
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Fixing DOuble CApitals as I type

I have a bit of a slow pinky. As my other fingers get faster and faster at typing, my pinky just can't keep up. This frequently leads me to type sentences whose first word starts with two uppercase ...
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How to obtain the statistic of the frequency of words in a buffer

For linguists and many other scientists, analyzing the frequency of the words appearing in a text is a great tool. Some commercial text editors and some websites provide this tool. In word frequency ...
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Recognizing sentences that don't end in two spaces

I'm not going to weigh in on whether ending sentences with two spaces is the One True Way or an abomination. All I know is that I show no signs of establishing a consistent habit of hitting the ...
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How to increment number in every matching line?

[ { "id": 0, "finished": 1, "orgn": 17 }, { "id": 1, "finished": 2, "orgn": 17 }, { "id": 2, "finished": 3, "orgn": 17 }, { "id": 3, "finished"...
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How to obtain the statistics of the frequency of characters in a buffer

Are there some Emacs' packages which can be used for analysing the frequency of the characters and the words used in the current buffer. As a particular example it would be interesting to have a ...
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How show (filter) only text lines with all uppercase chars?

Suppose I has the next text: test HELLO help HOW ARE YOU buy I need to get (filter) only text lines with all uppercase chars. So result must be like this: HELLO HOW ARE YOU
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How to convert a single character to its hex value?

I have a character, e.g. O, and I want to convert it to its hexadecimal encoded value. The result must be 4f. How can I do this in Emacs 26.1?
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How increment specific value in text [duplicate]

windows 10, Emacs 26.1 Suppose I has the next text [ { "id": 1, "finished": 1573550444.4444, "orgn": 17 }, { "id": 1, "finished": 1573550444.4444, "orgn": 17 }, { ...
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