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PsIni

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Description

Work with INI files in PowerShell using hashtables.

Origin

This code was originally a blog post for Hey Scripting Guy

Use PowerShell to Work with Any INI File

Installation

PsIni is published to the Powershell Gallery and can be installed as follows:

Install-Module PsIni

Examples

Create a hashtable and save it to C:\settings.ini:

Import-Module PsIni
$Category1 = @{"Key1"="Value1";"Key2"="Value2"}
$Category2 = @{"Key1"="Value1";"Key2"="Value2"}
$NewINIContent = @{"Category1"=$Category1;"Category2"=$Category2}
Out-IniFile -InputObject $NewINIContent -FilePath "C:\settings.ini"

Results:

[Category1]
Key1=Value1
Key2=Value2

[Category2]
Key1=Value1
Key2=Value2

Returns the key "Key2" of the section "Category2" from the C:\settings.ini file:

$FileContent = Get-IniContent "C:\settings.ini"
$FileContent["Category2"]["Key2"]

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