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How to remove #TYPE System.String when converting to CSV ?

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I have the following code:

Get-Content C:\scripts\AD\temp\UPI_OUv2.xlsx| ConvertTo-Csv > C:\scripts\AD\temp\UPI_OUv2.csv

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How do i remove the #TYPE System.String in the CSV file ?

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Question by:namerg
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by:David Carr
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Try using Select-Object with the properties you want and Export-CSV instead of ConvertTo-CSV and add –NoTypeInformation

eg  | select property1,property2 | Export-Csv -Path C:\scripts\AD\temp\UPI_OUv2.csv –NoTypeInformation
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by:namerg
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And property1, property2 are the headers of the CSV file ?
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by:David Carr
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Those would be the values that you want from the excel file. It is the -NoType Information that removes it from your CSV File

you might be able to get it with just Export-Csv -Path C:\scripts\AD\temp\UPI_OUv2.csv –NoTypeInformation

I do not have Excel files to test with at the moment
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It you are trying to read xlsx file in PoweShell then you can use Import-Excel function as I mentioned in you other question..
http://podlisk.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/import-excel-spreadsheet-into-powershell/
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