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Notepad++ Find in Files Filters

When using Notepad++ Find in Files feature is there a way to adjust the filter, so that it will search more than one filetype (e.g. *.c and *.h)?
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I have file called songs and i'm trying to find the longest and shortest song name using AWK

RANK NAME BAND YEAR GENERE DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL 206:Reach Out, I'll Be There:The Four Tops:1978:Pop:3/2 207:Bye Bye Love:The Everly Brothers:1950:Classic:3/2 ...
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Does FIND (+ FINDSTR) use the indexed Windows search system (that is, the stuff I can select/deselect under ‘Indexing Options’)?

I added a test file (a 540 MB .txt file) using ‘Indexing Options’, rebuilt my index, and then tried searching for a string I know for sure is in the file. I then searched for the string using (1.) ...
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Foxit Reader alternative with Find in Files feature

I initially moved from Acrobat to Foxit because the former had become way too bloated. Alas, now Foxit is following in Adobe's footsteps. I tried Sumatra PDF and it's great; the only feature I'm ...
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How to find multiple files in linux system

I have massive of files in my system and every file has one corresponded file name. For example, test.pdf has a test-project.zip test2.pdf has a test2-project.zip test.pdf and test2.pdf are the ...
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Git find line# of change

I want to find when the last time a specific css property was removed in source on my current branch (master). I wrote: git log -Smystring --source It gave me a hash. I fired up gitk and pasted the ...
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Is there a smarter Find files utility for Windows 8 than Windows key + F?

Is there any utility for Windows 8 that will basically do the same thing the old "Find" dialog in Explorer did? Often times (many times a day) I need to find a particular file, and I don't know the ...
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Is there any ways to extend the search (find-in-files) capability of WinRAR?

WinRAR is good at searching for a string in text files(java, xml, txt etc.) within an archive and it supports multiple archive formats. (rar, 7zip, winzip etc) Is there some way to extend this ...
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how do I find a phrase/word recursivly in a file tree in linux

how do I find a phrase/word recursively in a file tree in Linux? I tried find . -name ./* | grep my_phrase and I tried grep -r "register_long_arrays" *
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PowerPoint: Find in Files

I'm looking for the ability to "Find in Files" for PowerPoint 2003. I've searched Google but couldn't find anything. Does such a feature exist? If not, is there an easy way to find keywords in a ...
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Free Tool to search IN files (even over a network)

I need to find some text in a ton of log files that are stored on my network (I doubt have them indexed). The files all have a more or less unique extension. (Ie they look like this: ...
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GUI grep on OS X

This is a question coming from a former/current Windows user. If I'm looking at a Finder window in a particular directory, how can I search for files with names matching a particular pattern (e.g. ...