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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DOS or command prompt?
Directory should be same as file, do a DIR directroy name /s
This should help out:

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that command will bring up folders too.
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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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*
You can use

Dir folder name.

If you end with a . It will only show folders, also use /s for subfolders
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]

              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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