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Formatting Output

Formatting Output

Formatting Output

I'm trying to get the following variable and text on one line in the output file but the result is two lines. $Computer[0] is a column in a datatable "filled" from a SQL query. Please advise.

Write-Output $Computer[0]" : Server Name" | Out-File $ReportFile -Append
result two lines
Write-Output $Computer[0]+ " : Server Name" | Out-File $ReportFile -Append
result the "+" character appears in the output file as well
Write-Output "$Computer[0] : Server Name" | Out-File $ReportFile -Append
result System.Data.DataRow[0] : Server Name

RE: Formatting Output

Assign the entire line to a variable. Then write that variable to a file or the console screen.

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RE: Formatting Output

You could do a for-each $computer write-output...

Or change the out-file -apend to a > outputfile.txt

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