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Old February 26th 07, 06:01 PM posted to
Erik Wikström
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Default Search for files with parenthesis in name

On 2007-02-26 11:52, Bob Hallsworth wrote:
"Erik Wikström" wrote in message
How do I search for files who's name contains a parenthesis? Entering (2)
gives me all files containing 2 (which are a couple of houndred, while
there should only be two or three with (2) in the name) since the
parentheses have a special meaning when searching. Ive tried to use \ to
escape them but no luck.

If there are spaces around those, add them withing the quotes. Works
for me!
" (2) "

Nope, no such luck, but for some reason the number of files found was
about halved.

Erik Wikström