You can select files in a folder using a pattern on the file name. Press Ctrl+S to bring up the Select Items Matching window. Type in a pattern using common parts of the file names plus wild card characters. There are two wild card characters available:
* matches any number of any characters, even no characters at all.
? matches exactly one of any character.
If you have an OpenDocument Text file, a PDF file, and an image that all have the same base name Invoice, select all three with the pattern
If you have some photos that are named like Vacation-001.jpg, Vacation-002.jpg, Vacation-003.jpg; select them all with the pattern
If you have photos as before, but you have edited some of them and added -edited to the end of the file name of the photos you have edited, select the edited photos with
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