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Chetan Parekh
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I need to search around 300 string in around is 40000 files.

I am looking for tools/script which search given list of string (as txt file) in all files within given folder.


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Ulf Dittmer
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Unix-based operating systems have the grep utility. If you need more features, consider agrep (for which there's a Windows version as well).

If you have more advanced needs -and you want to do this in Java- maybe using Lucene for indexing and searching makes sense.


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Chetan Parekh
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Thanks UD! I used FindStr command of windows.
 
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