Introduction to the Command Line

Prior to learning GDAL or scripting it is important to learn the Command Line and how to use commands from the command prompt.

5. Copy, move, rename & delete files

5.3. Use wildcards

1. Type:
dir <ENTER>

2. Type the commands below and check the results:
dir *.txt <ENTER>
dir *john.* <ENTER>
dir *.??t <ENTER>
dir *.?xt <ENTER>

3. Explain the * and ? wildcards