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Joining property sets from two objects

Posted on 2009-02-12
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Anyone happen to know if there's a neat way to combine the property sets of two different objects?

I ended up with this to add the properties of one to another since I couldn't find anything immediately obvious. Is there something better?

Chris
function Join-Object ($BaseObject, $AdditionalObject) {
  ForEach ($Property in $($AdditionalObject | Get-Member -Type Property)) {
    $BaseObject | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name $Property.Name `
      -Value $AdditionalObject.$($Property.Name) -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  }
  return $BaseObject
}

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I think that is best way.

You could perhaps use Select-Object, but your way is the cleanest that I can think of.
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Cool, thank you, I'll stick with that one then

The prospect of writing 40 @{n=...;e=...} statements to end up with the combined set was about as unappealing as trimming the property set to a few that may or may not be interesting.

Chris
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Thank you, hope you have a good weekend :)

Chris
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