Multiple filespecs

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

multiple filespecsWhen referring to a command, multiple filespecs describe a command that works with multiple files. For example, the Windows command line dir command can list multiple files in one command as shown in the example below.

dir *.txt *.doc

In the above command, the dir command would list any files in the current directory that end with .txt and .doc. This command could also be extended even more with additional file extensions.

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