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Let's take an easy example. How to build a query to find and list both *.txt and *.doc in one search?

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Does the old 2000/XP way of doing things not work? *.txt;*.doc – Shevek Jun 25 '10 at 8:14
Semicolon does not work for Vista & 7. – Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jun 25 '10 at 10:35
@Mehper - just checking (we're still stuck on XP here at the office) :) – Shevek Jun 25 '10 at 12:33
It is so frustrating that Microsoft continually changes how to use their products without letting their billions of users know. A popup would be nice: "Hello, user. I see that I am a new installation of Windows-7. Here is a list of the most common commands, all of which we at Microsoft decided to change to something completely different. Sorry that the list is pretty long. And thanks for being a valuable customer." – Doug Null Sep 25 '13 at 16:29

Try typing the following query in the search box:

*.txt OR *.doc

Alternatively, you can use:

ext:.txt OR ext:.doc
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