Thread: How can i mimic a windows search?

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    How can i mimic a windows search?

    Really just curious on how i could go about doing something along the lines of a search. Have the user enter in something they want to find and than have c scan the local directories to find it.


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    Use FindFirst/FindNext to look for the files. Use recursion for folders. If the user entered more criteria, you'll have to check the files you found for it.

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