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Trim Your Strings with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to trim strings and clean up data. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife heads out today to spend time with her other passion at the Blue Ridge Classic Horse Show. Unfortunately, I will not get to attend much of that event due to a week ...

Using the Split Method in PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Split method in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Dude, dude, dude, (or dudette, as the case may be) I still cannot find my teapot after our move. At least I found my kettle to heat water so I can make tea, but unfortunately, without a teapot, I ...

Join Me in a Few String Methods Using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the String class of the Join method in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning while I was eating breakfast and reviewing my email on my Surface 2 Pro, I noticed that I have meetings all afternoon. Luckily, I was up early, and so I can get...

Keep Your Hands Clean: Use PowerShell to Glue Strings Together

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about several approaches for concatenating strings by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This weekend, I was speaking about blogging and technical writing at the South Carolina Writers Workshop in Rock Hill, South Carolina. One of the cool things is a couple...

PowerShell String Theory

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to work with strings. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This has been an exciting week around the Scripting Household. From our lanai, we can see several little rabbits hopping around—they seem to like the clover. We have seen some butterflies (...

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