PowerTip: Expand Objects in PowerShell

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Learn how to easily expand objects in Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I expand an object that was returned by my Windows PowerShell expression?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the –ExpandProperty parameter from Select-Object to expand objects in Windows PowerShell.
           This example expands the System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo object returned by the Get-Process cmdlet:

Get-Process | Select-Object -ExpandProperty startinfo


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