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Converting a *.txt document to a comma delimited file

Posted on 2011-09-07
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Good afternoon,
    I'm currently outputting a text document using powershell select-string; however, I need to some how convert the *.txt document to a comma delmitied file.  Below is an example:

Within the *.txt document that I'm outputting its looks like the following:

Sample1=Sample1
Sample2=Sample2


Sample3=Sample3
Sample4=Sample4

It does include 2 returns in between each section.  I would like to take this data and create a csv file that is comma delimited.  
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Question by:wnbtechnology
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by:Bryan Butler
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Can you give an example of the results you want?  Something like this?

Sample1,Sample1
Sample2,Sample2
Sample3,Sample3
Sample4,Sample4

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by:rab59718
ID: 36497495
I would import it to Excel and then save as CSV
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by:wnbtechnology
ID: 36497583
developedtester, you are correct that is the type of result that I would like to ouput to a comma delimitied file.
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Bryan Butler earned 125 total points
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gc c:\FileWithEmptyLines.txt | where {$_ -ne ""} | %{$_ -replace "=",","} > newfile.txt

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