Select Directories

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Search > Find in Files > Folders and Groups

Specifies the list of folders and directory groups.

To invoke this dialog box, click FoldersAndGroups.bmp Folders and Groups in the Find in Files dialog box.

Item Description

Directories to search

Lists folders and directory groups in which you want to search.

  • Click the BrowseForFolder.bmp Browse for folder button and browse for a folder to add to this list.
  • Click the UpArrow.bmp Add to directory list button to add to this list the directory group selected in Group name.
  • You can explicitly type directories and directory groups in this field. To specify multiple entries, separate entries with semicolons (;) or type each entry on a separate line.

BrowseForFolder.bmp Browse for folder

Opens the Browse for Folder dialog box, which enables you to select a folder to add to the associated pane.

DeleteInvalidPaths.bmp Remove invalid paths

Removes invalid paths (folders or directory groups) listed in the associated pane.

Group name

Displays the name of a directory group that is currently being constructed using the Group contents pane. Click the Down Arrow button to select a directory group from the list of created groups. Click the New.bmp button to start creating a new directory group.

Group contents

Displays the directories that are parts of the directory group shown in Group name. Constitutes the work area for constructing a directory group.

  • Click the BrowseForFolder.bmp Browse for folder button and browse for a folder to add to this list.
  • You can explicitly type directories in this field. To specify multiple entries, separate entries with semicolons (;) or type each entry on a separate line.

UpArrow.bmp Add to directory list

Moves the directory group shown in Group name into the list in Directories to search.

New.bmp New directory group

Opens the New Directory Group dialog box, which enables you to type a name for the new directory group that you are creating.

DeleteDirectoryGroup.bmp Delete directory group

Deletes the directory group shown in Group name.


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