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Hi,

i've a csv it looks like that:

UserId;OrderIdent;OrderID;Action;Product;Version
Z528517;2397277;ZP145676-001;YES;MAIL;MSC
Z528516;2397278;ZP145676-002;YES;MAIL;MSC
Z528515;2397279;ZP145676-003;YES;MAIL;MSC
Z528514;2397281;ZP145676-004;YES;MAIL;MS2003
Z528484;2397284;ZP145677-001;YES;MAIL;MSC
Z528474;2397285;ZP145677-002;YES;MAIL;MSC
Z528396;2397345;ZP145687-003;YES;MAIL;MS2003
Z130561;2397436;ZP145706-001;YES;MAIL;MSC
Z527465;2397632;ZP145766-001;YES;AdA
Z527465;2397633;ZP145766-002;YES;MAIL;MSXC2010
Z831113;2397637;ZP145767-001;YES;AdA
Z831113;2397638;ZP145767-002;YES;MAIL

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I want to convert and sort it to this form (The last lines should be "AdA" and "MS2003"
to use it for some automatic exchange and AD coding



UserId,OrderIdent,OrderID,Action,Product,Version
Z528517,2397277,ZP145676-001,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z528516,2397278,ZP145676-002,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z528515,2397279,ZP145676-003,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z528484,2397284,ZP145677-001,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z528474,2397285,ZP145677-002,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z130561,2397436,ZP145706-001,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z527465,2397633,ZP145766-002,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z831113,2397638,ZP145767-002,YES,MAIL,MSC
Z528514,2397281,ZP145676-004,YES,MAIL,MS2003
Z528396,2397345,ZP145687-003,YES,MAIL,MS2003
Z527465,2397632,ZP145766-001,YES,AdA
Z831113,2397637,ZP145767-001,YES,AdA

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Who can help here?

Thank you so much
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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Try the following:
import-csv H:\filecsv.csv | Sort-Object version -Descending | ft -AutoSize

your source data does not match with the resultant data what you require  as per your question.

Or try: import-csv H:\filecsv.csv | Sort-Object Product, version -Descending | ft -AutoSize
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import-csv H:\filecsv.csv | Sort-Object version -Descending | ft -AutoSize | export-csv H:\ filecsv2.csv
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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The above code works if you replace all the ; with commas
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marahman3001,

don't use format-* if exporting to CSV. The format cmdlets convert anything into a single string per line, destroying object structure and properties.
And *-csv has a delimiter parameter to tell which one to use ;-).


Mandy_,

I'm not certain about the proper order of rows you demand, but I would go with
(import-csv -delimter ';' file.csv | sort product, version -descending |
   converto-csv -notype -delimiter ';') -replace '"' | out-file result.csv

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export-csv and convertto-csv add double quotes to each field, so we have to remove those to keep the original format.
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by:Mandy_
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hi,

thanks. sorry so far not working for me

What exactly did  ft -AutoSize
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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It's short form for format-table
Autosize displays the data in columns with automatic width according to the data

I guess your input data sample is not matching with the output you require. There must be error in typo etc.
Eg. Msxc2010  it's not in your output
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Mandy_,

If something does not work for you, please tell us what did not work - e.g. list the expected result and what you got instead. And it is always a good idea to mention which post you refer to.
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by:Mandy_
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Thank you for your help. this one below is working fine.


(import-csv -delimter ';' file.csv | sort product, version -descending |
   converto-csv -notype -delimiter ';') -replace '"' | out-file result.csv
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very good . thank you
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