dos command for finding a folder?


I know how to find files

dir *bla*.xls /s

How do I find a folder from dos?  Is there a way?
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pjamConnect With a Mentor Commented:
DOS or command prompt?
Directory should be same as file, do a DIR directroy name /s
This should help out:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_DOS_commands
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tjdabombCommented:
that command will bring up folders too.
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oBdAConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Nearly the same way, just add "/a:d" to tell the dir cmd to list directories. Add "/s" to search subfolders as well:
dir /a:d *bla*
dir /a:d /s *bla*
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btdownloads7Connect With a Mentor Commented:
It will work the same way, but you have to use the wildcard, otherwise it will show you the contents of the folder, not search for it. You can also use the /ad switch to narrow your results to the folders only. For example, to search for a folder called "desktop", here's the command:

dir /ad /s desktop*
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Gavincr001Connect With a Mentor Commented:
You can use

Dir folder name.

If you end with a . It will only show folders, also use /s for subfolders
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subhashchyConnect With a Mentor Commented:
C:\Users\Subhash-Chandra>dir /?
Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory.

DIR [drive:][path][filename] [/A[[:]attributes]] /B] [/C] [/D] [/L] [/N]
  [/O[[:]sortorder]] [/P] [/Q] [/R] [/S] [/T[[:]timefield]] [/W] [/X] [/4]

  [drive:][path][filename]
              Specifies drive, directory, and/or files to list.

  /A          Displays files with specified attributes.
  attributes   D  Directories                R  Read-only files
               H  Hidden files               A  Files ready for archiving
               S  System files               I  Not content indexed files
               L  Reparse Points             -  Prefix meaning not

 /S          Displays files in specified directory and all subdirectories.

i would use

C:\Users\Subhash-Chandra>dir tes* /s /b /A:D

output = C:\Users\Subhash-Chandra\test

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