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Searches for a text string in a file or files.

FIND [/V] [/C] [/N] [/I] [/OFF[LINE]] "string" [[drive:][path]filename[ ...]]

/V                     Displays all lines NOT containing the specified string.
/C                     Displays only the count of lines containing the string.
/N                     Displays line numbers with the displayed lines.
/I                       Ignores the case of characters when searching for the string.
/OFF[LINE]     Do not skip files with offline attribute set.
"string"               Specifies the text string to find.
                          Specifies a file or files to search.

If a path is not specified, FIND searches the text typed at the prompt or piped from another command.



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