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Antipodal

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PostPosted: Wed 06 Mar 2013, 16:19    Post_subject:  How to search through my stuff in Puppy?  

I would like to know if Puppy has a tool that's similar to the one I used in the M$ environment in which I grew up.

I can't remember the name of that tool now, but I do remember that if I typed a word in its search box, and (in another box) the name of the partition or folder in which I wanted to carry out the search, it would produce a list with all the files (and the path leading to them) that had the word I was searching for.

Could you please help me with this?

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PostPosted: Wed 06 Mar 2013, 18:06    Post_subject:  

That sounds similar to the WinXP "Search Companion" (which had a picture of a small dog associated with it, amusingly enough...) -- the Puppy equivalent is Pfind Wink

HTH.

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PostPosted: Wed 06 Mar 2013, 19:33    Post_subject: Thank you Starhawk
Sub_title: Thank you Zigbert
 

starhawk wrote:
HTH.

It sure does Exclamation

Thank you very much! Smile

I was wondering which would be the best version for my Slacko but I'll ask about that if I have any doubts after reading this thread

Thank you Zigbert! Wink

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PostPosted: Thu 07 Mar 2013, 18:33    Post_subject:  

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I was wondering which would be the best version for my Slacko


I think most puppies have pfind build in already (but I don't use slacko so I"m not positive)
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PostPosted: Thu 07 Mar 2013, 18:49    Post_subject:  

sfeeley wrote:
Quote:
I was wondering which would be the best version for my Slacko


I think most puppies have pfind build in already (but I don't use slacko so I"m not positive)


Yes it does.

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PostPosted: Sat 09 Mar 2013, 01:48    Post_subject: How to search through my stuff in Puppy?
Sub_title: Pfind
 

sfeeley wrote:

Quote:
I was wondering which would be the best version for my Slacko


I think most puppies have pfind build in already (but I don't use slacko so I"m not positive)


rjbrewer wrote:

Quote:

Yes it does.


Where does one find *Pfind* in the Slacko Puppy Menu?
(Sure would be nice if all the Puppies had *Pfind* or equivalent program showing on the desktop, just sayin')
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PostPosted: Sat 09 Mar 2013, 02:08    Post_subject:  

"Filesystem" IIRC.
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PostPosted: Sat 09 Mar 2013, 08:34    Post_subject:  Pfind
Sub_title: Can be found in Slacko 5.3.3's Menu @ Filesystem
 

starhawk wrote:
IIRC.

Yes you do Exclamation
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