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Formatting file listings–the other way

Following on from the previous post I was asked if the bit where we set the case on the file names and extension could be done in a select statement.

Simple answer is yes

Get-ChildItem |                        
where {-not $_.PSIsContainer} |                        
sort Fullname |                        
select @{N="FullName"; E={$($_.Fullname.ToUpper())}},                         
@{N="Extension"; E={$($_.Extension.ToLower())}},             
Length, LastWriteTime |            
Format-Table -Autosize

Calculated fields can be used in Format-Table and Select-Object cmdlets

I didn’t mention previously – N is short for Name and E is short for Expression above

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