K find usage?

John Meyer john.l.meyer at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 13:02:39 GMT 2007

John wrote:
> Hi
> I recently found that I could use kfind to find files with several suffixes by 
> entering *.pdf;*.txt;*.doc etc. There is nothing in the help files on this 
> general area of use. Assuming that it provides a graphical interface for 
> something in linux itself I could use man to find out what options are 
> available. But just what does it use?
> Alternatively - I want to search off root and exclude certain directories from 
> the search. Is there a syntax to do that and/or to search a list of 
> directories? In this instance I favour exclude to avoid a lot of typing.

If you have KRegExp installed, you can use regular expressions to find
or not find files as you see fit.
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