Wildcard characters can be used in some functions that compare strings, find files, windows, etc.
|*||matches zero or more characters. For example, "c:\folder\*.txt" matches all text files in "c:\folder" folder.|
|?||matches any single character.|
With most file functions that support it, wildcard characters can be used only in filename part. In Include/Exclude fields in menu properties, wildcards can be used in any place of file path.
See also: matchw
With Sqlite functions, in SQL you can use GLOB operator. It supports special characters *, ? and more.
|*||Matches any sequence of zero or more characters.|
|?||Matches exactly one character.|
|[...]||Matches one character from the enclosed list of characters.|
|[^...]||Matches one character not in the enclosed list.|
With the [...] and [^...] matching, a range of characters can be specified using -. Example: "[a-z]" matches any single lower-case letter. To match character -, make it the last character in the list. To match character ], make it the first after [ or ^. To match * or ?, put them in .