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Reading large XML Files using PowerShell

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Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Hi Folks,

There is a very easy was to parse xml Files using PowerShell :

$scripts=[xml](get-content .\hx.test)
$scripts.del.rep[1].person.ID
$scripts.del.rep[1]HR.comesFrom

The asscociated Question simply states :

>You should be able to initialise an instance of System.Xml.XmlReader using the StreamReader.

>e.g.

>$Reader = New-Object IO.StreamReader("FullPathToFile")
>$XmlReader = [Xml.XmlReader]::Create($Reader)

>Since it's reading it as a stream rather than loading the entire file into memory it "should" work better. However, I cannot test that theory since I don't have any large XML files.

>Cool I used XmlTextReader and Writer.

Has anywone got an example like the simple one above ?
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