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Looking for test or phrase finder

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by sidbub, Jan 16, 2007.

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  1. sidbub

    sidbub Thread Starter

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    Can anyone recommend a text or phrase finder so I can locate it on my HD? Something like Google desktop. I need to find a word, name, phrase within a folder that contains many document. Helpful suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. JohnWill

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    How about Start, Search? Already built into your Windows O/S. :)
     
  3. sidbub

    sidbub Thread Starter

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    Will that search for text within folders or subfolders?
     
  4. stantley

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    When you do Search > All files and folders you can have it search for the actual filename or folder name, or you can search for a phrase that's inside a file. Put the phrase in quotes.

    Where it says 'Look in:', it will look in that folder and all subfolders.
     
  5. sidbub

    sidbub Thread Starter

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    Thank you very much.
     
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    sidbub Thread Starter

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    Thanks Polak, I will see how that works.
     
  8. sidbub

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    Agent Ransack. Works great. It's what I've been looking for. Thanks.
     
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