File rename output

Hi, I am running the script below to rename files and it is working fine. what I would like to add is something that would either show in PS or export in a CSV file all the changes made.
For example, if I am renaming t+est.pdf to test.pdf, the output I need something that says
old name t+est.pdf new name test.pdf.
Set-Location -Path “C:\Temp\File rename”
Get-ChildItem -Recurse -Include *.pdf | Rename-Item -NewName {$.Name.Replace("+","")}
Thank You

You could start with something like this:

Get-ChildItem -Path “C:\Temp\File rename” -Recurse -Include *.pdf |
ForEach-Object{
[PSCustomObject]@{
NameBefore = _.Name NameAfter = .Name.Replace("+","")
}
Rename-Item -Path _.FullName -NewName {.Name.Replace("+","")}
}
… untested!!
Of course you could pipe the output to whatever further cmdlet or file you want.

You can use Write-Output to print it in the console or if in a CSV you can build a PSCustomObject with Oldname and Newname as headers and export it to a CSV. Yourself can do it, there are lot of example in the web on PSCustomObjects. Once you face any issues using CustomObjects, update it here, we will guide you.

here is a link for understanding PScustomObjects : https://kevinmarquette.github.io/2016-10-28-powershell-everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-pscustomobject/

If you are very new to PowerShell, I would suggest you to take some time in learning and understanding the language else you will get frustrated by doing things not right.

A good places to start

<li>MVA - https://mva.microsoft.com/en-us/training-courses/getting-started-with-powershell-3-0-jump-

start-8276

<li>PowerShell in a month of lunches - https://www.manning.com/books/learn-windows-powershell-in-a-month-of-lunches-second-edition</li></ul>

rename-item has -verbose and -passthru options. But passthru only returns in the new file.