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Bug 172476 - Insufficent documentation on using Search for Files tool
Insufficent documentation on using Search for Files tool
Product: gnome-utils
Classification: Deprecated
Component: docs
Other All
: Normal trivial
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Assigned To: Maintainers of Gnome user documentation
gnome-utils Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-04-02 23:47 UTC by mihael robost
Modified: 2010-12-13 03:01 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.9/2.10

Description mihael robost 2005-04-02 23:47:41 UTC
Documentation bug
Section: Usage

Search pattern:

simple: myfile.txt
wildcarded: *.[ch]

Correct version:
Need more detailed description about search patterns with examples.
I don't know how to search for files eg. *.doc and *.pdf ? Or do i need to do
this in two separated search?

Other information:
Comment 1 Joachim Noreiko 2006-04-20 12:54:06 UTC
Which tool is this bug about? 
There are several tools covered by this bugzilla module.
Comment 2 Emmanuele Bassi (:ebassi) 2006-07-24 16:52:50 UTC
I think the reporter is talking about gnome-search-tool.
Comment 3 Joachim Noreiko 2007-05-11 20:06:12 UTC
Information from a developer will be needed before this bug can be fixed.
Comment 4 Fabio Durán Verdugo 2010-12-13 03:01:30 UTC
Closing this bug report as no further information has been provided after more than 6 weeks. Please feel free to reopen this bug if you can provide the information asked for. Thanks!