Finding all files with a text phrase AND hilighting the phrase

Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by fkissam, Dec 5, 2003.

  1. fkissam

    fkissam Guest

    I am looking for a utility.

    Everywhere in my microsoft word docs, I have the text expression "qqq".
    That indicates that I have a question that must be answered.

    I want to search within a FOLDER of 100 documents. I want to search and
    show each document and hilight or show where the "qqq" appears in each of
    those documents.

    I have tried PowerDesk and Ransack and they will show all the docs that
    contain the text phrase of "qqq". However, they do NOT show the place where
    the "qqq" appears in the doc.

    Could MSDOS do this?

    Any suggestions would be helpful.
     
    fkissam, Dec 5, 2003
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    Sir_George Guest

    fkissam,

    I use Agent Ransack's free Version 1.7.2, Build 317 and it provides what you
    are seeking. When a keyword search has concluded and you select a document
    from the "file list view" the "contents view" screen shows the keyword in
    "blue" and contains a number preceding the text; that number is associated
    with the line number in the document found.

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    Sir_George
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    "fkissam" <> wrote in message
    news:eM6Vv$...
    > I am looking for a utility.
    >
    > Everywhere in my microsoft word docs, I have the text expression "qqq".
    > That indicates that I have a question that must be answered.
    >
    > I want to search within a FOLDER of 100 documents. I want to search and
    > show each document and hilight or show where the "qqq" appears in each of
    > those documents.
    >
    > I have tried PowerDesk and Ransack and they will show all the docs that
    > contain the text phrase of "qqq". However, they do NOT show the place

    where
    > the "qqq" appears in the doc.
    >
    > Could MSDOS do this?
    >
    > Any suggestions would be helpful.
    >
    >
    >
     
    Sir_George, Dec 5, 2003
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    Kelly Guest

    Hi Sir George,

    Where ya been? :blush:)

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    "Sir_George" <> wrote in message
    news:bqpf2j$24sh32$-berlin.de...
    > fkissam,
    >
    > I use Agent Ransack's free Version 1.7.2, Build 317 and it provides what

    you
    > are seeking. When a keyword search has concluded and you select a document
    > from the "file list view" the "contents view" screen shows the keyword in
    > "blue" and contains a number preceding the text; that number is associated
    > with the line number in the document found.
    >
    > --
    > Sir_George
    > For better access to newsgroups;
    > http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/setup.asp
    >
    >
    > "fkissam" <> wrote in message
    > news:eM6Vv$...
    > > I am looking for a utility.
    > >
    > > Everywhere in my microsoft word docs, I have the text expression "qqq".
    > > That indicates that I have a question that must be answered.
    > >
    > > I want to search within a FOLDER of 100 documents. I want to search and
    > > show each document and hilight or show where the "qqq" appears in each

    of
    > > those documents.
    > >
    > > I have tried PowerDesk and Ransack and they will show all the docs that
    > > contain the text phrase of "qqq". However, they do NOT show the place

    > where
    > > the "qqq" appears in the doc.
    > >
    > > Could MSDOS do this?
    > >
    > > Any suggestions would be helpful.
    > >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
    Kelly, Dec 5, 2003
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