Do you need to find files that contain a particular piece of text? Perhaps you're looking for "Register" but you're not interested in those that contain "RegisterComponents"? Or do you want to make sure that all calls to FindFirst are followed by a FindClose?

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Well Search can help you with this and more. Simply enter a starting directory, a list of file names (containing wildcards if you wish,) the text string(s) to search for (or regular expressions) and whether you want to find either string, both strings, or the first string and not the second, then press Search.

Search will show you all the names of the files that match, along with the matched lines from each file. Then you can open the matched files or drag them to another application, see the file's properties, or copy them to the clipboard.

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Note: Search is primarily intended as a programmers' tool, and can only operate correctly on ANSI text files. These are sometimes known as flat files because they do not contain any text formatting information. More ...

System Requirements

Windows Search is a program for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, Windows 7 and 8. Sorry, but it won't work on a mac or Linux.