Get Specific File Data from Folders,Subfolders



I am trying to extract data from file/s which contains a specific word “MemberRef”

These files are present in subfolders of main folder like


Is there a way where I can search a specific string “Member Ref” in a directory “\user1\Documents\2016” and search the root folders to get the list of all file names and extract data?



You can use Directory.EnumerateFiles - example attached.
Command in your case would be similar to:
Directory.EnumerateFiles("\user1\Documents\2016", "*MemberRef*.xlsx", SearchOption.AllDirectories)

FindFilesTest.xaml (6.1 KB)


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Thanks Andrzej,

I have used another line of code which yields similar results.


Many Thanks! :slight_smile: