troubleshooting Question

FINDSTR Multiple occurances of text in order

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I want FINDSTR to search for two text occurances in order.

ex. John Smith
      12345689
       78945219
       Jane Doe
       48784543
       Bob Dole
       44787878
       45787845
       45787864

I tried the below syntax in the batch file;


type 837b.txt | findstr "NM1.QD" "REF.D9" >> ClaimNo.txt

type 837b.txt | findstr "NM1.QD" AND "REF.D9" >> ClaimNo.txt

type 837b.txt | findstr "NM1.QD"  | findstr  "REF.D9" >> ClaimNo.txt


FYI - NM1*QD precedes the name and REF*D9 preceded the ClaimNo

None work in combination. Will also appreciate vbs solution.

Thanks

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