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Replace Space with Comma in String using PowerShell

Use the PowerShell String replace() method or replace operator to replace the space in a string with a comma. e.g. $str.replace(" ",",") replace the space with a comma.

The replace() method returns a string where all space is replaced by a comma.

In this article, we will discuss how to use PowerShell replace() method or replace operator to replace space in a string.

Use replace() to Replace Space with Comma in PowerShell

PowerShell String built-in replace() method takes two arguments; a string to search and a string to replace with the found text.

$str = "C# PowerShell NodeJs" 

# Replace all space with a comma
$str.Replace(" ",",")                     

The above PowerShell script uses the replace() method to replace space in a string with a comma

PowerShell replace() function takes 2 arguments:

  1. the substring to search for in the given string, in the above example, space
  2. the replacement string for the found text, in the above example, comma,

The PowerShell replace() method returns a new string where all the space in a string is replaced by the comma.

The output of the above script to replace all space with a comma is:

PowerShell Replace Space with Comma
PowerShell Replace Space with Comma

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Use replace Operator to Replace Space with Comma in PowerShell

Using the PowerShell replace operator, you can replace all space in a string with a comma.

The replace operator in PowerShell takes two arguments; string to find for in a string and replacement string for the found text.

$str = "C# PowerShell NodeJs" 
      
# Replace all space with comma
$str -replace ' ', ","       

The above PowerShell script uses the replace operator to replace space in a string with a comma.

replace operator takes 2 arguments:

  1. the substring to search for in a string
  2. the replacement string

In the first example, replace operator replaces all spaces with a comma.

The output of the above Powershell script to replace space in a string is:

PS C:\> $str = "C# PowerShell NodeJs"                                                                      

PS C:\> $str -replace ' ', ","
                                                                                       
C#,PowerShell,NodeJs

Cool Tip: How to do case insensitive replacement in a string using PowerShell!

Conclusion

I hope the above article on how to replace all space with a comma in a string using PowerShell replace() method is helpful to you.

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