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  Help Page - mf

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Command mf Purpose Lists files with names that match the specified pattern. Aliases matchfiles, match, mf Syntax mf [ <pattern> [<pattern> [<pattern> ... ] ] ] Options None. Arguments <pattern> A pattern that is to be matched with the file names. The star character ( * ) can be used as part of the pattern to indicate that any number of any characters. Pattern can be specified as a str constant or as a str variable. If str constant is used, we highly recommend using double quotes around it. Stream Input Ignored. Stream Output Matched files in the currnet directory are listed one per line. Stream Error Any errors are listed here. Description This command lists files in the current directory whose names match the patterns specified in arguments. Only flat files are listed. Directories and other files are not listed. To list directories and other files, use the lf command. Restrictions Security and other restrictions placed by the operating system may result in not being able to access certain files and directories. Valid Examples mf "*.txt" Will list files in the current directory that have extension .txt. Invalid Examples mf *.cpp Will produce error. Double quotes around the pattern are required. The following will work. mf "*.cpp" See Also fdinfo fdset lf set constant var systemvar

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