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get file name in batch file

Posted on 2004-09-23
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Can I get file name in batch file:
1. Input a text string
2. find the file including input string in current dir
3. display the file name
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Question by:Yuanyu
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Not sure I completely understand, but depending on your OS - you can try:

@echo off
set /p filename=Which file would you like to search for?
dir .\%filename%
echo %filename%
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by:Yuanyu
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The string I inputed is only part of filename, for example, when I input '12', I like to get '*12*.*'
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by:sirbounty
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I didn't understand that from your original question - why did you accept this one if it wasn't a complete answer?
I shoot for an "A" grade, so...
Change the "dir" line to

dir .\*%filename%*

and that should do it for you! : )
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