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find is a command in the command line interpreters (shells) of DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows. It is used to search for a specific text string in a file or files. The command sends the specified lines to the standard output device.
find command is a filter to find lines in the input data stream that contain or don't contain a specified string and send these to the output data stream.
FIND [/V] [/C] [/N] [/I] "string" [[drive:][path]filename[...]]
"string"This command-line argument specifies the text string to find.
[drive:][path]filenameSpecifies a file or files to search.
/VDisplays all lines NOT containing the specified string.
/CDisplays only the count of lines containing the string.
/NDisplays line numbers with the displayed lines.
/IIgnores the case of characters when searching for the string.
Note: If a pathname is not specified, FIND searches the text typed at the prompt or piped from another command.
find "keyword" inputfilename outputfilename
- find (command-line utility for Unix)
- Regular expression
- Wildcard character
- List of DOS commands
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