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Powershell script needed to update a field in Sharepoint list

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I have a Powershell script that prompts for a project number, then performs a series of file and directory operations, but after it completes those operations I need it to locate an item in my Sharepoint "ProjectBid" list by "ProjectNum", then change the "Status" field to "Submitted"

Does anyone have a sample script that performs something like that?

Thank You,

Jim
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You're in luck.

Try something like the below. Double check the if syntax. There's probably better ways to pull out the exact listitem you want using a camel query but the below is simpler to understand and do.
[System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.SharePoint") > $null
$SPSite = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite("http://server/sites/sitename")
$SPWeb = $SPSite.OpenWeb()
$SPList = $SPWeb.Lists["ProjectBid"]
foreach ($listItem in $SPList.Items)
{

    if ($listItem["ProjectNum"] -eq $yourProjectNumber)
    {
       $listItem["Status"] = "Submitted"
       $listItem.Update()
    }
}


$SPWeb.Dispose()
$SPSite.Dispose()

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