Powershell - Create Text File


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Cmdlet

New-Item cmdlet is used to create a text file and Set-Content cmdlet to put content into it.

Step 1

In this example, we're creating a new text file named test.txt

Type the following command in PowerShell ISE Console

New-Item D:\temp\test\test.txt

You can see the test.txt created in D:\temp\test directory.

Step 2

In this example, we're adding content to test.txt.

Type the following command in PowerShell ISE Console

Set-Content D:\temp\test\test.txt 'Welcome to TutorialsPoint'

Step 3

In this example, we're reading content of test.txt.

get-Content D:\temp\test\test.txt

Output

You can see following output in PowerShell console.

Welcome to TutorialsPoint
powershell_files_io.htm
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