FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[find]

Command: find

FIND displays lines in one or more text files that contain a string.


FIND [ /C ] [ /I ] [ /N ] [ /V ] "string" [[drive][path]file1] FIND [/?] drive the drive letter, e.g. C: path the directory, e.g. \example\ file1 the file(s) you wish to search, e.g. test.exe Note: If you do not specify a file, find will take input from the console. Type Ctrl-Z to finish.


/C Only displays a count of the matching lines. /I Ignore case during the comparison. /N Number the displayed lines, starting at 1. /V Inverts the search: displays lines that do NOT contain the string. "string" The string of signs you want to find, e.g. "water" or "0123". The string must be marked by quotation marks. /? Shows the help.


FIND supports NLS (national language support). FIND has the following EXITCODES (ERRORLEVEL): 0 found 1 none found 2 search not completed


find /c loadhigh c:\autoexec.bat find /c devicehigh c:\config.sys

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