Search inside multiple text files at once

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Kevin Ar18, Jan 12, 2003.

  1. Kevin Ar18

    Kevin Ar18 OSNN Senior Addict

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    I don't know how many times I've wanted/needed to do this. But I have several text files on my harddrive that I would like to be able to search for something inside them and find out which file has the text I'm looking for inside them.

    Are there any free programs for doing this? -- free being the key word.
     
  2. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    doesnt the standard xp search tool has an option for that ?? i think it has.
     
  3. Kevin Ar18

    Kevin Ar18 OSNN Senior Addict

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    Your right, thanks.

    Are there any advanced options I can add in there such as specifying case sensitivity or other things?
     
  4. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    open the search dialog, choose for documents and then advanced options, there you will see the option to search in documents and even more advanced options