Posts Tagged ‘PrimalCSV’


How would you change PrimalCSV?

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 by Alex Riedel
PrimalCSV is another one of our community tools up for a review. As CSV is one of the file formats frequently used by administrators to transport large amounts of data from one script to the other, the need for a specialized tool is pretty clear. Whether you just need to see a file to verify its correct structure or need to actually edit the file to adapt the output of a one-off PowerShell command to the input for a script, PrimalCSV has the basics. Because it's a single exe file, it is pretty easy to use without installation. On a…   More »

Export-CSV, now what?

Friday, May 7th, 2010 by Alex Riedel
PowerShell 2.0 has added the ability to export and import objects and store them as CSV files. CSV (Comma Separated Values) files have been a common file format since they where first used around 1967 on IBM mainframes and have been in constant use since then. If you need to edit CSV files most people use Microsoft Excel, which registers as the default editor for the .CSV extension. This is fine on your desktop or laptop computer, but when was the last time you found a Windows 2008 R2 server with Microsoft Office installed? At that point, your friendly neighborhood…   More »