It has been a long time since I have been developing with Java and have visited the forums here. A request from a friend has brought me back to consider Java for a solution:
The scenario is this:
User does hundreds of parallel searches a day for text strings copied from a source, employing various applications:
Windows X1 search 8 desktop search tool (local computer files)
Various applications with their own search function
Internet - Firefox with its own search function
Currently, in order to search using all of these utilities, he has to manually focus each utility/app, paste in his search query, and initiate the search.
What he would like is, at minimum, a one-operation paste of the copied text into all of the search forms.
Of course, any additional functionality such as initiating the search for each app would be a plus.
I would appreciate hearing any knowledge that would be helpful in implementing or researching this, to any degree of breadth or depth.
Administrator, if I have misplaced this request, please move to the appropriate forum.