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Good day,

I am looking for a script that will do the following.

I would like script that will look into a CSV file and check and do the following:

1.      If in position 4 it sees the number 96587, then it will look in position 28, and if it sees CT, FL, GA, IA, IN, NH, NY, WI. or PA  then change 96587 to 01-EAST,
However if in position 4 it sees the number 96587, then it will look in position 28, and if it sees  CO, CA, TX, CA or WA, then change 96587 to 01-WEST.

2.      Additionally, if it sees the following number, AC00123, AC00124, AC00125. Or AC00126, then remove the AC and add a C to the end of the numbers, for example 00123C, 00124C, 00125C, 00126C…

The content of the file looks like this:

5,A,01234,96587,Y,1251/2,1772345,,20181003,20181107,20181114,,1234567890000,COMP ACCOUNTS PAYABLE,123 ROAD WAY,,TREEWAY,FL,01234-5678,,,,1234564870004,Somewhere Warehouse,200 Treeview Court NW,,Everywhere,GA,12345-1234,,,018-441-5522,41245,ABCORPBC,,USD,N,,,,,,,,,,N,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,00987894561230,AC00123,152324,STEEL,,,,123.00,US,0.00,US,0.00,US,10.5000,0.0000,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
5,A,01234,96587,Y,1251/2,1772345,,20181003,20181107,20181114,,1234567890000,COMP ACCOUNTS PAYABLE,123 ROAR WAY,,TREEWAY,FL,01234-5678,,,,1234564870004,Somewhere Warehouse,200 Treeview Court NW,,Everywhere,GA,12345-1234,,,018-441-5522,41245,ABCORPBC,,USD,N,,,,,,,,,,N,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,00987894561560,AC00124,152345,WOOD,,,,789.00,US,0.00,US,0.00,US,10.5100,0.0000,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
5,A,01234,96587,Y,1251/2,1772345,,20181003,20181107,20181114,,1234567890000,COMP ACCOUNTS PAYABLE,123 ROAD WAY,,TREEWAY,FL,01234-5678,,,,1234564870004,Somewhere Warehouse,200 Treeview Court NW,,Everywhere,GA,12345-1234,,,018-441-5522,41245,ABCORPBC,,USD,N,,,,,,,,,,N,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,00987894564560,00456,152322,CANVAS,,,,123.00,US,0.00,US,0.00,US,10.5200,0.0000,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,


In the above text, each line starts with 5,A.. but it could differ.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.
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Includes a sanity check if all lines actually have the same number of fields, since the fields aren't enclosed in quotes:
$inFile = '.\replace.csv'
$outFile = '.\replace_out.csv'
$replace_96587 = @{
	'CT' = '01-EAST'
	'FL' = '01-EAST'
	'GA' = '01-EAST'
	'IA' = '01-EAST'
	'IN' = '01-EAST'
	'NH' = '01-EAST'
	'PA' = '01-EAST'
	'NY' = '01-EAST'
	'WI' = '01-EAST'
	'CA' = '01-WEST'
	'CO' = '01-WEST'
	'TX' = '01-WEST'
	'WA' = '01-WEST'
}

$referenceCount = 0
$row = 0
Get-Content -Path $inFile | ForEach-Object {
	$row++
	$fields = $_.Split(',')
	If ($referenceCount -eq 0) {$referenceCount = $fields.Count}
	If ($fields.Count -ne $referenceCount) {
		Throw "Field count in line $($row) is incorrect (is: $($fields.Count), expected: $($referenceCount))!"
	}
	$old3 = $fields[3]
	$old99 = $fields[99]
	If ($fields[3] -eq '96587') {
		If ($replace_96587.ContainsKey($fields[27])) {
			$fields[3] = $replace_96587[$fields[27]]
		}
	}
	If ($fields[99] -match '\AAC(?<Number>0012[3-6])\Z') {
		$fields[99] = "$($Matches['Number'])C"
	}
	"line $($row): $($old3) [$($fields[27])], $($old99) --> $($fields[3]), $($fields[99])" | Write-Host
	$fields -join ','
} | Set-Content -Path $outFile

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Note that for the AC0012x, it currently only looks at field 100 - or can those show up in other fields as well?

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Commented:
Thanks so much.  It should only appear once however I will test the script and let you know the result.

Author

Commented:
The script works just fine, thank you.  Is it possible though instead of looking for a specific file, that it can take whatever *.csv file it sees and then it can simply use the name of the .csv file it sees and just rename it to Rev (for Revised) for instance?
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Thank you.
And one last request please...  Is it possible to specify *.csv,, and secondly not to specify the path in the C drive.. but perhaps as you had it earlier to check in the current folder?
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Just set the $inFolder variable to whatever you want, including '.'.
The *.csv filter is already defined (line 21).

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Many thanks for the awesome assistance, as usual.
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