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[SOLVED]How do find a file without an extension?
« on: December 21, 2017, 08:32:51 AM »
How do find a file without an extension?

example:
Extension *.ext
Without Extension ?
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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2017, 10:46:33 PM »
I installed, started "Start Search" and nothing works! (Nothing happens)
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/search_my_files.html

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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2017, 01:27:46 AM »
Did you read through the article and the tips given ?

I haven't used that program and there may be others out there which you could find through a Google, but what are the files you are trying to find - do you need to show hidden files for the program to find them ?

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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2017, 01:59:24 AM »
I'm not interested in files with hidden extension and system files, but random text files that have been saved without any extension in the Editor.
I tested this worthless program and it is not working.
I am looking for a regular expression (no extension) that will solve all my problems.

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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2017, 02:04:53 AM »
Reading through that article, it told you which wildcard to use so that it just picked up those without extensions - which was my understanding.

Perhaps you can find an alternative program to use.

I can't help you with this.

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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2017, 02:21:10 AM »
Do not believe all the stupid things they write.

I do not believe any Microsoft developer would have thought of such a thing unless he was a complete idiot without a brain.
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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2017, 03:28:08 AM »
Finds only files without extension.

I used this pattern for simple search:

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^\s*[^\.\W]+$

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Re: How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2017, 03:30:53 AM »
Then why ask if you already use a search parameter ?

Are you Makinero by another name as he/she used to post similar.

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Re: [SOLVED]How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2017, 05:12:17 AM »
I wanted to solve the problem quickly, and every page or suggestion could contain a lot of valuable, useful information.
I found a lot of different regex on another forum, but only one of them works well, of course with another tool than the Microsoft search engine.
I do not remember if I had another account, probably deleted a few years ago.

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Re: [SOLVED]How do find a file without an extension?
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2017, 07:34:49 AM »
I banned Makinero because of attitude and abuse to other members when they were just trying to help.