foreach loop randomizes sort-object list

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geryon
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foreach loop randomizes sort-object list

Post by geryon »

I have a Script that goes like this:

$var = Get-ChildItem C:\Temp\ -Name "_*.txt" | Sort-Object -Property Name

foreach ($item in $var){
do stuff
}

The Problem with this is, the script doesnt start at the top of the Array.
It is nessesary for it to start at the top, because it Imports files and has to get the latest last.

Can anyone help me solve this Problem please?

jvierra
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Re: foreach loop randomizes sort-object list

Post by jvierra »

The code does start at the top of the sorted objects. The files are sorted by name. Sort by date to get the latest last.

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