The “findstr” Command and Regex in DOS
Recorded on December 15th, 2016
I learned another cool DOS command line trick today. You can use the
findstr command to match regex patterns in the output coming from the
dir command. Here’s an example from Stack Overflow:
You use the command like this, putting whatever your match string is in quotes:
dir | findstr "test[0-9][0-9][0-9]test"