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How to specify a string in powershell that has spaces in it.

Last Modified: 2021-03-22
Dear Experts,

I have a powershell-script that backup my Sharepoint Lists. In the code you also have to specify the columns of that list. For the column "Date" there are no spaces in the name. So this is the code:

$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "Date" -value $_["Date"].ToLocalTime().ToString("dd-MM-yyyy");
But the other columns has spaces in their names, so i use the column-id. Because i do not know how to retreive the column-name when there are spaces in it.

$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "00:00 - 07:59" -value $_["_x0030_0_x003a_00_x0020__x002d__"]
How can i retreive the column-name in my powershell-code when there are spaces in the column-name?
This is the whole code:
$list = $Context.web.Lists.GetByTitle(Mylist")
$view = $list.views.GetByTitle("test")  
$Query = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.CamlQuery
$Query.ViewXml = "<View><Query>" + $view.ViewQuery +"</Query></View>"
$ListItems = $List.GetItems($Query)
$ListItemCollection = @() 
$ListItems | foreach {
$ExportItem = New-Object PSObject
$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "Date" -value $_["Date"].ToLocalTime().ToString("dd-MM-yyyy");
$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "00:00 - 07:59" -value $_["_x0030_0_x003a_00_x0020__x002d__"]  
$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "08:00 - 16:59" -value $_["_x0030_8_x003a_00_x0020__x002d__"]  
$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "17:00 - 23:59" -value $_["_x0031_7_x003a_00_x0020__x002d__"]  
$ExportItem | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -name "Opmerkingen" -value $_["Opmerkingen"]
$ListItemCollection += $ExportItem
$ListItemCollection | Export-XLSX -Path "c:\Mylist.xlsx" -Table -Autofit -Force
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