PowerTip: Display PowerShell Information One Page at a Time

Doctor Scripto

Summary:  Use the More function to display Windows PowerShell information one page at a time.


Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can you cause Windows PowerShell to easily display information one console screen at a time?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the More function:

            Get-Command –Command cmdlet | select name, module | more


Hey, Scripting Guy! Question Wow, the More function is cool. Can I use that inside the Windows PowerShell ISE?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer No. You can only use the More function inside the Windows PowerShell console.


Hey, Scripting Guy! Question By the way, how did you know that More was a function, not a cmdlet or a native command?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Command cmdlet:

           Get-Command more


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