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Re: Filtering files in dired while invoking

From: suvayu ali
Subject: Re: Filtering files in dired while invoking
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 10:33:47 -0700

On 31 August 2010 08:28, Ehud Karni <> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Aug 2010 12:26:58 suvayu ali wrote:
>> What I 'm looking for is to list files as they would be listed by,
>> $ ls -l *.C *.h *.cxx
> The way to it in Emacs is to use {}.
> In your case it will be {*.C,*.h,*.cxx} or *.{C,h,cxx}.
> BTW. It is not an Emacs thing, but a shell one,
>     i.e. you can write ls -al *.{jpg,gif,pcx}
>     See the Bash man page under "Brace Expansion".

Thank you! I wasn't aware of this bash feature. :-p To get similar
behaviour I have extended globing turned on, but that doesn't won't
work with dired.

> Ehud.


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