DOS Expression Settings

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DOS expression settings specify whether the DOS expression matching rules will follow strict DOS matching rules.

 

DOSExpConfig

 

When set to 'Strictly conforming syntax' the DOS matching rules will force a boundary check at the beginning and end of the expression if a wildcard character is found. e.g.

 

the expression locator* would NOT match the filename filelocatorpro.exe since it doesn't begin with the term 'locator', instead the search term would need to be set to *locator*.

 

When the option has been switched off it is still possible to specify the boundary check using the '<' and '>' characters, e.g.

 

the expression <locator*> is equivalent to Strict DOS expression locator*

 

Please see Expression Types for more information about DOS Expressions.


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