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7 Advanced Mark Commands

F
(dired-do-find-marked-files) Find all marked files at once displaying them simultaneously. If optional noselect is non-nil then just find the files but do not select. If you want to keep the Dired buffer displayed, type C-x 2 first. If you want just the marked files displayed and nothing else, type C-x 1 first.

The current window is split across all files marked, as evenly as possible. Remaining lines go to the bottom-most window. The number of files that can be displayed this way is restricted by the height of the current window and the variable window-min-height.

dired-mark-extension
Mark all files with a certain extension for use in later commands. A ‘.’ is automatically prepended to the string entered when not present. If invoked with prefix argument C-u, this command unmarks files instead. If called with the C-u C-u prefix, asks for a character to use as the marker, and marks files with it.

When called from Lisp, extension may also be a list of extensions and an optional argument marker-char specifies the marker used.

dired-mark-suffix
Mark all files with a certain suffix for use in later commands. A ‘.’ is not automatically prepended to the string entered, you must type it explicitly. This is different from dired-mark-extension which prepends a ‘.’ if not present. If invoked with prefix argument C-u, this command unmarks files instead. If called with the C-u C-u prefix, asks for a character to use as the marker, and marks files with it.

When called from Lisp, suffix may also be a list of suffixes and an optional argument marker-char specifies the marker used.

dired-flag-extension
Flag all files with a certain extension for deletion. A ‘.’ is not automatically prepended to the string entered.