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WHERE


Description | Syntax | Parameters | Switches | Related | Notes | Examples | Errorlevels | Availability

Locates and displays all of the files that match the given parameter. By default, the search is done in the current directory and in the %PATH% environment variable.


Syntax

WHERE /?

WHERE [/f] [/q] [/r directory] [/t] pattern ...


Parameters
pattern ... (NT2003)
Specifies the name of a directory, file, or set of files to be found. You can use wildcard (? *) characters.

Switches
/? (NT2003)
Displays help.
/f (NT2003)
Displays the output file name in quotation marks.
/q (NT2003)
Returns either an exit code without displaying the files:
/r directory (NT2003)
Indicates a recursive search, starting with the specified directory.
/t (NT2003)
Displays the size, time stamp, and date stamp of the file.

Related

none.


Notes

WHERE can run recursive searches, display file information such as date or size and can accept environment variables in place of paths on local computers.


Examples

none.


Errorlevels
Availability
External
DOS
none
Windows
none
Windows NT
NT2003