Re: search for file contents?

Subject: Re: search for file contents?
From: Judith McCrea <judith -at- ZETA -dot- ORG -dot- AU>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 10:14:23 +1100

Even though the files are not MSWord files, I recommend using the MSWord
find file facility.
Open MSWord
Select File->Open
Select the Advanced button
Add all the search criteria you want (The choices are extensive.)
This should display a list of all the matching files.
You can even save the search for future use.
Regards,
Judith
-----Original Message-----
From: Becca Price <beccap -at- RUST -dot- NET>
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Friday, 5 February 1999 3:40
Subject: search for file contents?


>I inherited a tech dox group (well, by the time I inherited
>it, it was down to
>one person -- now me) last July. We're using Ventura 4.2
>until I get the
>courage to switch to FrameMaker. For the most part, each
>manual is a
>custom effort for each individual machine.
>
>I'm trying to find where a certain little-used parameter
>might have been
>defined. Does anyone know whether it's possible to do a
>search on the
>contents of *.doc or *.txt files to locate a specific string
>of characters?
>If it is possible, how do I do it, please?
>
>Many thanks,
>
>Becca
>
>beccap -at- rust -dot- net
>techpub -at- hinesindustries -dot- com
>
>
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