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Old 03-29-2008, 08:17 PM   #1
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find exact phrase

I'm having trouble figuring out how to use find to find an exact phrase within files, and not something that is a part of another word. For instance, searching for var, I would not want variable to match.
Old 03-29-2008, 08:28 PM   #2
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grep '\bvar\b'


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