The tag has no usage guidance.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
21 views

Search through a large text file and get the line numbers which the text is found [on hold]

I need to be able to search through a text file and need the output the line number which the email address I searched it for is on. I've experience a few recent data breaches and I need to: check ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

unable to create find command syntax

I am trying to write an script, which reads the find path from a file also the exclude path from another file. So that the find command list out all the files which are newer but excluding certain ...
46
votes
1answer
29k views

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)?
0
votes
0answers
40 views

IE 11 F12 developer tools - Find option - Ctrl F stops working and gets disabled

I have been using IE 11 for a while now. When i try to use F12 developer tools and Find in Files, it stops working and gets disabled after it reaches the last search result. F3 or shiftF3 also stop ...
2
votes
2answers
84 views

Sed/Awk save text between patterns if contains string

I'm facing an issue with mails. I need to get all messages between 2 people: somebody1@domain.com and person@domain.com. The file: From: somebody1@domain.com to: person@domain.com <body of the ...
0
votes
1answer
656 views

Find in files on remote server with Notepad++

I have a remote Linux server, and I edit files on it over SFTP in Notepad++ using the NppFTP plugin. When I open a file for editing, NppFTP downloads the file locally to this folder: C:\Users\user\...
7
votes
6answers
6k views

Is there a smarter Find files utility for Windows 8 than Windows key + F? [closed]

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
472 views

Find in Files across Multiple Directories with Notepad++

Is there a way to search within multiple directories in Notepad++ in Find in Files I'd like to search the two following locations simultaneously C:\Views\ H:\Views\ Combining them with a comma, ...
5
votes
5answers
1k views

Free Tool to search within files (even over a network) [closed]

I need to find some text in a ton of log files that are stored on my network (I don't have them indexed). The files all have a more or less unique extension. (i.e., they look like this: MyLogFile....
0
votes
1answer
58 views

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:3/2 208:Gloria:...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
5
votes
5answers
7k views

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" *
1
vote
1answer
86 views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
3k views

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. "p*....