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I have a file called "twister" and in that file is the word "games". I have it located in the g: drive I need to find the word "games" at the end of the sentence in the entire file (called twister). I know the parameter for end of line and search the hole drive (/s /e also /i for case sensitive (is to be ignored). Can't seem to put them all together.

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Show what you've tried and what error messages you've gotten an how the result differed from what you expected. Also, did you read help findstr? – Dennis Williamson Nov 28 '10 at 1:04
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Search for the string "games" at the end of a line (in other words, followed by a carriage return):

findstr /s /i /e "games" g:\twister

Search for the word "games" at the end of a sentence (in other words, followed by a period, question mark or exclamation point), may or may not be at the end of a line:

findstr /s /i "\<games[.?!]" g:\twister
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Thankx Dennis I did use finstr/? and actually used your first command and it didn't work. So I double checked and when I was trying different prompts I actually erased the file completely (accidently). Found used command and it worked!! – kevin Nov 28 '10 at 2:44

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