Hey, Scripting Guy! We have quite a large collection of speeches and audio training sessions that are sorted by … well, by nothing. However, all the ID3 tags [the file’s extended data] are up-to-date. Is there a way to extract the ID3 information from these files into an Excel spreadsheet?—
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a folder with scores of Word documents in it. What I need to do is open each document, copy anything that uses the Heading 1 style, and then write that information (the file name and anything that uses the Heading 1 style) to a single text file.
Hey, Scripting Guy! In Microsoft Outlook if you sort and group your email by date, you don’t just get groupings that show the date; instead, you get groupings like Today, Yesterday, Last Week, etc. I’d like to do something similar; I’d like to look at the last-modified date for all the files in a folder,
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a Windows PowerShell script that starts Excel and loads three comma-separated values files into separate workbooks. What I was wondering is whether there’s a way to have PowerShell tile these workbooks, either vertically or horizontally. I poked through various properties and searched the Web for ideas,
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a text file containing thousands of events. I need to read each line in that file and look for the name of the computer where an operation failed. The computer names can – and will – vary in length;
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I use Windows PowerShell to determine if a specified local user account exists on a computer?— MM
Hey, MM. Have you ever heard the expression “good things come to those who wait”? Well, to tell you the truth,
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a comma-separated values file (CSV) that uses double quote marks as the field delimiter; unfortunately, this file also uses a double quote mark any time it should use an apostrophe (like in the name O’Malleys). Somehow I need to remove all the delimiters and convert the appropriate double quote marks to an apostrophe.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to write a command-line script that, given two arguments, can compare the two values and then – using standard errorlevel – report back whether string 1 is greater than or less than string 2, or if the two strings are identical.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I read your article on renaming image files so that the pictures could then be sorted in chronological order. When I ran your script, however, it didn’t quite work for me: the files were renamed, but the pictures weren’t sorted the way I had hoped they would be.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a folder on a server that contains employee photos, photos that will be used on our organization chart. New photos are taken daily for new staff members, and all the .JPG files are put into this folder.