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Option for Wildcard Search Without Asterisk

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Is there an option to perform a filename wildcard search without entering asterisks? I want to enter foo and find foobar.txt, myfoo.txt, and myfoobar.txt.
Jun 25, 2010  • #1
Jon Tackabury (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Sorry, no. You will need to enter *foo* to find those examples. Is there a reason you don't want to use the asterisks?
Jun 26, 2010  • #2
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That's how Windows Explorer works and after many years have gotten used to it. Other search applications either behave like this or has an option to behave like this. Also it's less typing and when I forget the asterisk I may not realize until after the search has been running for a long time.
Jun 26, 2010  • #3
Jon Tackabury (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
My only concern with this, is sometimes people (myself included) want to search for a specific file, perhaps called "foo". I think in this case it is good to be explicit with what you are looking for. :)
Jun 28, 2010  • #4
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That's why I think it should be an option. Take a look at Ultra File Search. It has a simple quick way to change the setting.
Jun 28, 2010  • #5
Jon Tackabury (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
I've added an option for this into the upcoming 1.9.8 release - look for it later this week. Thanks! :)
Jun 28, 2010  • #6
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