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# 8  
Old 11-19-2001
thanks

thanks doeboy and jimbo. I could do the same.
it works.

well.. now something else irks me.. that is I need some more plain files to be moved somewhere else but If I use find.. it will go into folders. i do not want that.

for example..
i have in my home 4 files and 2 folders.
i want only the 4 files to be shifted to one of the folders. Please inform me if I am missing any basic.
Smilie
sskb
# 9  
Old 11-19-2001
You could try using the "-type f" for your find command, or use "-prune" to tell it not to traverse a directory.

find . -type f -print
# 10  
Old 11-19-2001
I used -prune but I found no difference.. can it be a little more?

Smilie
sskb
# 11  
Old 11-19-2001
I think you have to use -prune in conjunction with other parameters for find. Check out the find(1) man page for some more explanation.
# 12  
Old 11-19-2001
thanks, but I could not make much out of it.
for time being i have used the old dumb method

cp * temp
rm *


but still I wish to know how to use the options in find.
thanks again
Smilie
sskb
# 13  
Old 11-19-2001
Try this for your find command:

find * -prune -a -type f -print
 

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