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florisch

G'day,

I'm just not creative today. I want to search the content of all files in a folder for a keyword, just like I can do with the search function in explorer. Of course I could automate that, but it would be far more elegant to do this in the background. Any idea anyone?

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PsaltyDS

G'day,

I'm just not creative today. I want to search the content of all files in a folder for a keyword, just like I can do with the search function in explorer. Of course I could automate that, but it would be far more elegant to do this in the background. Any idea anyone?

FileRead() and StringInStr()? What was the hard part?

:P


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run "grep for Windows" and parse the output.

http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/grep.htm


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florisch

FileRead() and StringInStr()? What was the hard part?

The hard part is that these files are not plain text. Explorer search can search doc, ppt, pdf etc too ...

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