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Edlin: S (Search)

Searches for the string of one or more characters that you specify.

Edlin displays the first line that contains an occurrence of the string. The search then stops and that line becomes the current line.




Specifies the first line you want Edlin to search.


Specifies the last line you want Edlin to search.

? (question mark)

Specifies that Edlin is to prompt you by displaying a confirmation message when it finds the first occurrence of the value you specify for string.


Specifies the string for which you want Edlin to search. You must not insert a space before this parameter on the command line, unless the space is part of the search text.

More Information About Edlin: S

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