PoshTip #18 – Checking for string within string

PoshTip #18 – Checking for string within string

With PowerShell, you can determine whether or not a given substring can be found within another string. You can use the Contains method :

The Contains method does a case-sensitive search :

So you need to convert both the variable ($a) and the text (string) to lowercase characters :

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