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Powershell: Find string in a file

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Hello experts,

I have an input file containing some strings, one per line. I have data dump csv file. I need to output the lines from the data file containing the lines that match the string in the input file.

Could you please help me with a script.

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Here is a simple code, check and let me know if it works for you..
$words = (GC C:\input.txt) -join "|"
GC C:\Test.csv | ? {$_-Match $words} | Out-File C:\newfile.csv

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Sample C:\input.txt
Test
Text
abc

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Code will search any lines which contains Test, Text or abc in C:\Test.csv and out put to C:\newfile.csv

If this doesn't work for you, then provide and sample csv file and the input file..
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Thanks Subsun. It works
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