Search all files inside a folder for some text/string
Sometimes we may have to find a particular text/string inside a folder & subfolder. Its a pretty time consuming job when you open all the files one by one with a text editor & find the particular string. Isn’t it ?
Obviously Yes, I faced this issue personally & after that I found a way to do it very easily in an extremely short period of time. I thought if I share this, It might save some time of others
However, Now I am going to show you a very easy way to search for a string in all files inside a folder within seconds! Lets Follow the steps below…
- We need a Lightweight software for this which is called Wingrep. This is Free to download, so just go & download the software. Click Here to Download Wingrep
- After Downloading, install Wingrep on your computer. Its pretty simple to install , just like other windows softwares you install.
- After you complete installing windows grep , lets proceed to next step. This is the starting point of searching a particular string in all files inside a folder.
- After You click Finish, Windows Grep Will start search & show results in a bigger window. You can click on File names to open & edit the files with editor.
This is all you have to do for searching some particular string in all files inside a folder. Please share the post with your friends if you find it useful.