PowerTip: Check Status of PowerShell Preference Variables

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Summary: Learn to easily check the value assignments of Windows PowerShell preference variables.

How can I use Windows PowerShell to quickly check the value of Windows PowerShell preference variables?

You can use the Windows PowerShell variable drive and look for variables that end with
the word preferenceIn this example, dir is an alias for Get-Content:

dir variable:*preference