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Hi!

I have a text file. I need to add some text at line 10 of this file. Line 10 is empty, so 'replace' is not an option.

Can it be done using powershell?
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$data = get-content c:\test\file.txt
$data[9]="some text here"
$data | out-file c:\test\file.txt
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by:SvenIA
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Thanks, but with this code i cannot add text on an empty line, only overwrite the text on the previous line.

Array assignment failed because index '10' was out of range.
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It does seem to work now. Don't know why it didn't just before. Thanks a lot!
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