retrieve only first line of data in csv

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  • #49555
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    David Schmidtberger
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    silly question i know, but can't seem to get anything to easily work.

    I need to extract the first line of data from a csv file. the files will have many entries, but i only need the first line to calculate some other values for further processing.

  • #49559
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    Don Jones
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    Import-CSV whatever.csv | Select -First 1

  • #49561
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    David Schmidtberger
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    wow, you rock Don, i'd seen it used in get-content, for some reason didn't even think to try with import-csv

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