Reading A File Name into a PowerShell Array

I am looking for some help when it comes to using Read-Host. Here is my issue, I want the user to type in the full file name "blah.txt" how do I store the whole file name into one element of my array? With what I have I keep getting each character not the whole text.



How are you capturing the array? Here are two examples that illustrate how you could pull this into an array:

#Initialize the array first:
$array = @()
$array += Read-Host "Some Prompt"

#Alternatively, wrap results in array
$array = @(Read-Host "Some Prompt")

#Verify that the whole string is captured as an object in the array

Here's a good source on arrays from It's specific to PowerShell version 2, but applicable to later versions.

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