Powershell Export to CSV from Excel Certain Range

Hi, i have the below code, that works.  Require to only pull out a certain range from the excel Document, IE B2:B20

Any one any ideas ?

$sExcelFile="\\pahitfs\it\Sys Admin Team\WindowsServerPatching\2016\WindowsPatching_Reference_2016.xlsx"
#$SheetName = "WinA-Test_Thu"

# Get COM Object
$oExcel = New-Object -ComObject "Excel.Application"
# Hide overwrite warning
$oExcel.DisplayAlerts = $false 

# Should Excel be visible?
$oExcel.Visible = $false
# and open excel file
$oExcelDoc = $oExcel.Workbooks.Open($sExcelFile)

# Open Worksheet
#$oWorkSheet = $oExcelDoc.sheets.item($SheetName)
for ($counter = 7; $counter -le $oExcelDoc.Worksheets.count; $counter++) {
    $oWorksheet = $oExcelDoc.Worksheets.item($counter)
    #Get Sheet Name
    $wksname = $oworksheet.name
    # Activate, show it
Start-Sleep 1
# Cleanup COM
Start-Sleep 1
# Cleanup COM
# Close Excel
Start-Sleep 1
# Cleanup COM

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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Since Excel does not allow to save a range, there are two possible approaches:
1. copy the range to a new sheet, and export that
2. use PowerShell to read the range and export it.
dann47Author Commented:
Which ever would be quicker
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Is this a single column (B) only?
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dann47Author Commented:
Yeah would be after the range for B
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Replace line 24 with
    $oWorksheet.Range("B2:B20") | select Value2 | export-csv -NoType $sCSVFile

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Rainer JeschorCommented:
is it the same range on all sheets?

Afaik there is no direkt method to export/save a range - you always have to copy the range to a new sheet and exporting that one.

Rainer JeschorCommented:
@Qlemo: sorry for double posting, had the original question still in cache
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
"Immer schön F5 drücken vor dem Antworten" :D
dann47Author Commented:
Many thanks this works, although it is giving a header name of value2
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Do you need it different? This will create a column 'Your Column Name here' instead:
    $oWorksheet.Range("B2:B20") | select @{n='Your Column Name here'; e={$_.Value2}} | export-csv -NoType $sCSVFile

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dann47Author Commented:
The data already contains the name on line1, so taking that name, so first line it takes is server name, at the moment it outputs
server name

Would like

Server Name

Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
You could exclude that row from the range, by using "B3:B20", and then name the column in the script as shown.
Or we just dump the results as text instead of csv:
    $oWorksheet.Range("B2:B20") | select -Expand value2 | Out-File $sCSVFile

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