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Better PowerShell History Management with PSReadLine

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using PSReadLine to gain better history support in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Someone might have said that those PowerShellers who do not learn how to use command history are doomed to retype the same commands, but I do not recall ever hearing it. In...

A Better PowerShell Command-Line Edit

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using PSReadLine to improve command-line editing in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I thought I would try something a bit different. It is hard to show command-line editing with screenshots and tables of shortcuts. So today’s post is basically...

The Search for a Better PowerShell Console Experience

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the search for a better Windows PowerShell console experience. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am sipping a cup of English Breakfast tea. I added bits of spearmint, peppermint, and licorice root, along with a cinnamon stick and some lemon peel, lime peel, and ...

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