retrieve only first line of data in csv

This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  David Schmidtberger 1 year, 10 months ago.

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  • #49555

    David Schmidtberger

    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

    Don Jones

    Import-CSV whatever.csv | Select -First 1

  • #49561

    David Schmidtberger

    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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