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array of names to export to csv

Posted on 2016-11-08
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I have an array of names in a variable. When I export to csv the names just come out as a list of numbers. How can I get the list to show up as the names?

$here = "jason","nicole","callie"
$DesktopPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
$here | Export-Csv -path $DesktopPath\names.csv -notype


It comes out as Length
5
6
6
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Question by:Roccat
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I found my answer.

$here = "jason","nicole","callie"
$here = $here | Select-Object @{Name='Name';Expression={$_}}
$DesktopPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
$here | Export-Csv -path $DesktopPath\names.csv -notype
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by:Qlemo
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You should just use Out-File instead of Expert-CSV if you want to store string arrays in a file.
A single-column files isn't really a CSV ;-).
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