Online Help File masks

File masks

It is convenient to use file masks for searching for files by name.

File masks can be used:

  • if you don't remember the file's exact name or location;
  • it is possible that the full file name was not found;
  • for searching for a group of files by name or file type.

The following characters can be used to set file masks:


any sequence of characters (including spaces.)


*.jpg will match forest.jpg, sea.jpg, car.jpg, etc.


any one character.


ph?to.jpg will match photo.jpg, phuto.jpg, pheto.jpg, etc.