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Unix: how do I find string within a long log file?

epifanio67
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AIX unix, under my dir

$ find . -name '*myLogFile*' -print
displays list of logs files, then

$ pg logfilename

this file is huge, how do I search for string within this log file? what commands should I use?
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grep string /filename
Commented:
if it is more that one word use egrep

i.e. egrep "for x in" filename

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