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Test File Editing

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I have a huge test file from which i want to create a second text file. I want to only keep a line which has a specific word in it.

How would i go about doing this?

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You could use

find /i "theword" bigfile.txt > outputfile.txt
or
findstr /i "theword" bigfile.txt > outputfile.txt

or type bigfile.txt | find /i "theword" > outputfile.txt

hth


Steve

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Perfect! exactly what i needed

Thanks!!
Steve KnightIT Consultancy
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No problem, thanks for the points!

Steve
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