PowerTip: Split String with PowerShell

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Summary: Easily split a string on multiple characters with Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to split a string that contains multiple separator characters (for example, a comma and a semicolon)?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Specify a string with the characters in it to the Split method:

PS C:\> $string = "This,is;a;string"

PS C:\> $string.Split(',;')

This

is

a

string

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