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Multiple wildcard queries for FileInfo.getFiles

mannycalaveras
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
In a strange twist, the FileInfo.getFiles method does not respond well to queries for multiple wildcards, say for all image files (*.bmp, *.jpg, *.gif, ...).

Using multiple wildcards simply returns nothing, which I find pretty strange since I would have expected the object's behavior to be closely tied to Window's native file search.

So is there a quick an easy way to do this, or do I have to do multiple queries for each file extension?
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Commented:
You mean search for all files and filter myself according to each file's extension?

That's a workable option. I don't like searching for file extensions separately since they do not end up being in alphabetical order this way...

I'll check that out. Although I would appreciate a definitive answer on whether or not there is a way integrated in .NET to do it without doing workarounds like that.

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Commented:
Seems that there isn't a better answer than doing it all manually, I'll just deal with it this way.
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