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Development Tools Introduction to the Terminal Directories and Files Shortcuts and Wildcards

Fill in the blank to complete a command that will print the contents of all files

Fill in the blank to complete a command that will print the contents of all files within the current directory whose names end in .txt.

treehouse:~/workspace/documents$ ls addresses.txt form.pdf profile.txt resume.txt treehouse:~/workspace$ cat

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cat *.txt

The wildcard expansion (*) allows you to match files that start or end with the value you give it. E.g. *.txt will find all files that end with .txt which is the answer to your question.