PowerShell module to import/export Excel spreadsheets, without Excel (by dfinke)

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  • Is there a better way than using a CSV?!
  • List all users with populated extensionattribute
    If you want to avoid the intermediate CSV step and needing to create the filters by hand, check out the ImportExcel module.
  • Is Join-object case sensitive?
    The times I've needed this, I've had good luck with Import-Excel.
  • Question on using Powershell to merge a lot of excel files into one
    Get away from using com objects. Use this instead:
  • How to compare 2 excel sheets to find the common values in a column A and compare their column B and keep the latest one?
    To get those files into powershell, save as csv or use the ImportExcel module
  • Can Powershell sort data from excel files into a single master sheet - without the data being in fixed cell positions?
    If your data actually lives in a real Table, then Get-ExcelTableName (from the ImportExcel module) will probably make quick work of the problem.
  • Delete excel rows based on a specific value with Powershell
    Import the Excel data and process the resulting PSCustomObjects as needed; export the result to back Excel. Requires an additional module.
  • Duplicate a file 40 times, while giving each a custom name from a list?
    You can use ImportExcelto read the read the filenames from the Excel.
  • Offboarding script: pull username and exit date from the excel file in sharepoint - struggling with this bit
    The module ImportExcelis pretty good for working with Excel. You can find the examples on github or google it or for example this one.
  • API Call | 2021-08-06
    Look at something like the PowerShell module ImportExcel to do the updating after you have the data from the API (I would also recommend psPAS.)
  • I was hired partly because of my knowledge of python, but head of IT won’t let me install it… | 2021-08-04
    Since excel seems to be involved, the Import-Excel package is a nice addition to PowerShell and can be installed with user rights.
  • Transcript missing console output from a command + Another function I'm wondering about
  • SQL data to Excel: most direct/proper way ?
    I’ve not used it, but this exists:
  • Tools & Info for Sysadmins - Carrier Lookup, Network Podcast, Identification Tool & More | 2021-06-22
    The ImportExcel function in Powershell (all bow before the great and mighty Doug Finke) is life-changing if you manipulate data inside Powershell. If anything deserves a shout-out, it does.


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dfinke/ImportExcel is an open source project licensed under Apache License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

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