PowerTip: Learn About PowerShell Format Files

Doctor Scripto

Summary:  Learn about Windows PowerShell format files. 

  Where can I get good information about the various *format.ps1xml files that Windows PowerShell uses?

 On Windows PowerShell 3.0, after you have updated Help by running the Update-Help command, use Help to display the format Help content. Here is the command that I use to do this:

help format -Category helpfile


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