Occasionally, strings use a “Byte 0” character as a delimiter. Unlike most other delimiters, this delimiter does not show in text output but can still be used to separate the text parts.
PowerShell can deal with character code 0 strings. It is represented by a backtick followed by the number 0. Note that text needs to be placed in double-quotes in order to convert the backtick sequence to byte 0.
Here is an example illustrating how you split text that uses code 0 as delimiter:
# create a sample text $text = "Part 1`0Part 2`0Part 3" # delimiter does not show in output... $text # ...but can be used to split: $text -split "`0"