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Sort and copy files based on parts of the name using PowerShell

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Tomasz BojarskiFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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I have a task to write a PS script in order to sort and copy files into specific folders based on their name.

Files are named following convention of:

DNK - FB - YouSee - S -AFC - R- S-Default-2017-10-05.csv
NOR - FB - YouSee - S -AFC - R- S-Default-2017-10-05.csv

Meaning behind the parts of the file name:

<Country>-<Service>-<Company> - rest does not really matter.

Folders however follow structure of:

D:\FB\DNK\YouSee\
D:\FB\NOR\YouSee\

Question:

What's the best way to sort and place the files in respective folders based on the first three parts of the name (Country-Service-Company?

Any help/suggestions appreciated.
Thanks
Tom
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