Find may refer to any of the following:
1. Find is a term used to describe a process of locating a specified text, file, document, or other objects on a computer, in a file, or on the Internet. For example, you can press the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F now to open a find window and search for any text on this page. In Microsoft Word, you can press Ctrl+F to find specific text in a document.
On Apple computers, use Command + F to open a find.
Generally speaking, when wanting to look for text in a current document, it is referred to as "find." However, if you want to look for text in multiple documents or pages, it is referred to as "search" instead of find.
- See the find command page for MS-DOS and Windows command line command.
- Information on the Linux command is available on our Linux find command page.