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On Windows, we can see directory content using the DIR command.

I want to know, how can one see the list of only those files which have particular extension, e.g I want to see list of all .txt files, what command I should run?

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Dir supports wildcards, so:

dir *.txt
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Oh thanks a lot :) –  Johnydep Jan 26 '12 at 15:14
It does quite a bit more also, try...Dir /? –  EBGreen Jan 26 '12 at 15:19
i tried but it did not show me * option, rest i know. –  Johnydep Jan 26 '12 at 15:29

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