PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Look Up Variable Values

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Summary: Look up variable values in the caller’s scope.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I’m writing a Windows PowerShell advanced function in a script module. How can I look up the value of
          variables set in my caller’s scope?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the $PSCmdlet.GetVariableValue() method:

[CmdletBinding()]

param ( )

$variableValue = $PSCmdlet.GetVariableValue(‘variableName’)

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