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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Finding files – an introduction to wildcards

It is easy to find files with certain characters in their names by going to the Search | Find File… menu option. This will give you the Find File tab, as shown in the following screenshot:

Finding files – an introduction to wildcards

In the preceding screenshot, we had a particular folder selected, and that is copied to the Search in: field. Sharp eyed readers will have noticed that the full path contains some extra characters: //depot/Jam/MAIN/.... In this instance, P4V has added the ... wildcard to the directory path (this wildcard is also known as an ellipsis).

This wildcard means that all subfolders should be included in the search. We will look ...

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