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How to find specific files using dir?

Asked by Joshua
on 2 Jul 2013

How can I use the dir command to look for files with certain parts? For example if I wanted all files in a directory that had 'random' in their names, how would I go about selecting only those files?

I know you can use the wildcard to look for certain strings, but is it possible to do it with variables? If name = random, then how would I look for files with 'random' in their names using just name?




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Answer by the cyclist
on 2 Jul 2013
 Accepted answer
name = 'random';

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on 2 Jul 2013

Thank you so much!

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