# How to delete lines after n-th line

here is the job i am trying to achieve:

i have multiple text files

c:\text\abc.txt

 

c:\text\cdb.txt

inside text there is content lets say

line 1 asdb

 line 2 asdas line 3 sfsdsfd line 4 sgsf line 5 sgfsdf line 6 sfsf … 

…line 100 sfsdf

i want to remove all line after line 5 and save the text file. will it be possible to do it using powershell?

yes it is. pick the first 5 lines with select -first 5 and then output that to a file.

thank you problem solved