There's a way to refer to more than file at a time with the magic known as wildcards. Wildcards are a way of specifying part of any filename to be included in a command for processing. Actually, there are two wild cards. They are:
The question mark will match any single character in a filename, while the asterisk* will match any number of characters that may exist. For example, consider this file list:
Entering COPY J*.* would copy all the files listed above. Typing COPYJ*.doc would copy all but the file JULY 1.TXT. The command COPY JAN?.* would only copy JAN1.DOC and not JAN10.DOC .
8 Practice Copying Files
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