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regex – How to write a search pattern to include a space in findstr? – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/13

TL;DR:

  1. If you use regular expressions (/R) with FINDSTR, then pass them as /C:"regular-expression-string"
  2. If you forget the /C: the string will be used as a normal search string
  3. If you forget the : after the /C you will get an informal error, but the search will continue giving you wrong results

Details in [WayBackregex – How to write a search pattern to include a space in findstr? – Stack Overflow

–jeroen

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