Remove Space- Join Words

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  • #18697
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    H Man
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    I am using import-csv, and one of the columns have a 3 word result set (Post University Online) in the $_.name column.

    I would like to join all three words so there is no space using this syntax select-object @{n='Name';e={$_.name}}

    any help with the method that may accomplish this would be greatly appreciated.

  • #18700
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    Mike F Robbins
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    Give this a try:

    Select-Object -Property @{name='Name';expression={$_.name -replace '\s'}}

  • #18702
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    H Man
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    perfect! thanks Mike

  • #18703
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    H Man
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    Mike one more ? i have a field that returns a date 09/09/2010 can i replace the "/" with a "-"

    heres what i have so far

    @{n='CreatedDate';e={$_.createddate.substring(0,9)}}
    (im taking out the time)

  • #18704
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    H Man
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    i have the answer i figured it out

    import-csv $ImportFile | select @{n='CreatedDate';e={$_.createddate.substring(0,9) -replace '/','-'}}

    thanks mike for all your help

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