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How can i retreive only the value "Calendrier" when running this command

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>$FolderPath = Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity sallenpq -FolderScope Calendar | fl FolderP
ath
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>$FolderPath


FolderPath : /Calendrier

Thanks !
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by:David Paris Vicente
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Copy the code to the notepad, and save the file with an extension PS1.
Example: folderpath.ps1


$FolderPath = Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity sallenpq -FolderScope Calendar | fl FolderPath
write-host $FolderPath

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Then run it from the powershell line

Hope it helps
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by:jfguenet
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No but i need only the value "Calendrier" not "FolderPath : /Calendrier"
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by:David Paris Vicente
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Can you explain what you want to accomplish?

Meanwhile take a look on the following code.


get-mailboxfolderstatistics myusername | where {$_.name -match "Inbox|Deleted|Sent|Calendar|Drafts"} | sort-object Name | ft Name, FolderPath, ItemsInFolder, FolderSize -auto

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by:jfguenet
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When i run this command

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>$FolderPath = Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity sallenpq -FolderScope Calendar | fl FolderPath

and then run this
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>$FolderPath

i get this value
FolderPath : /Calendrier

I want to trim the value "FolderPath : /Calendrier" to get the value "Calendrier"

Thanks !
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by:David Paris Vicente
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$FolderPathTrim=$FolderPath.Trim("FolderPath : /")

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>$FolderPathTrim

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let us know if this do the trick.

regards
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Qlemo earned 500 total points
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You've been confused by the format-list output. Remember that every value in PowerShell is part of an object, and as such is the value of a property. Even strings and numeric values are (simple) objects.

Never use the output of format-* for further processing. Formatting is done as last action before displaying results.

What you want to do is one of the following lines:
$FolderPath = Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity sallenpq -FolderScope Calendar | select -Expand FolderPath
$FolderPath = (Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity sallenpq -FolderScope Calendar).FolderPath.ToString()

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if you insist in loosing all properties of the result, and only have the path as string.
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by:jfguenet
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Thanks that is what i was looking for
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