PowerShell Tab-Expansion

Basically, you can use the tab to auto-complete what you are writing in your PowerShell (PS) cmdlet line.

Here’s some examples:

Then press the “tab” key a few times

Pick the “properties” or “method” you want to use to complete the cmdlet and run.

Now, using the one of the third-party PowerShell tools available on the Internet such as”PowerShellPlus”, you can take advantage of the Tab-expansion features in a graphical way.

A pull-down list will be available similar to the auto-completion features available in Visual Studio.

If you want to check out the “PowerShellPlus” tool, here the link: http://www.powershell.com/

Enjoy!

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About maxt2posh

I’m from Puerto Rico, have been working with computers since 1979. Throughout many years, I have worked with SQL Server Technologies, provided support to Windows Servers/Client machines, Microsoft Virtualization Technologies, and build some Visual Studio solutions. I’m a Microsoft PowerShell MVP since 2009 and MVP SAPIEN Technologies since 2010. I speak in most of the SQLSaturday, IT Pro and .NET camps events around the Florida’s State. Also founder of the Florida PowerShell User Group which meeting every 3rd Tuesday evening of the month.
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