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How can I extract a substring from a Text using PowerShell?

I have the below string:

--hello--

I want to extract just specific text from the full text as below

hello

what is the best way to perform substring in PowerShell?


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What's the substring function in PowerShell?

The substring() method is one of the best ways of extracting characters between two indices (positions).

How to use substring() in PowerShell?

To use substring() in PowerShell, you should provide the below parameters:

  1. Start: required, start position
  2. End: Optional, end position (up to, but not including). If not omitted: the rest of the string.

Substring PowerShell Example

$txt= "--hello-"
$txt.Substring(2,5)
$txt.Substring(1)

Output:

hello
-hello-
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