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Weekend Scripter: Great PowerShell ISE Features for Beginners

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about some of the greatest Windows PowerShell ISE features for beginners. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the great things about the Windows PowerShell ISE is that it can help a wide level of scripters. For example, if you are very experienced with Windows PowerShell, there...

PowerTip: Toggle Command Add-on in PowerShell ISE

Summary: Learn how to enable the Command Add-on for the Windows PowerShell ISE.  I use different computers, and the Command Add-on is displayed only sometimes. I would like to display            this add-on as required. How can I do this?  Select Show Command Add-on from the View menu in the Windows ...

Weekend Scripter: PowerShell ISE Not Only for Scripts

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about why you may want to use the Windows PowerShell ISE instead of the console.Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I was speaking at a Windows PowerShell user group recently. After the presentation, someone came up to me and said that the Windows PowerShell ISE was rather confusing. ...

PowerTip: Revert PowerShell ISE Token Values

Summary: Learn how to revert Windows PowerShell ISE token values to default values.  I have been playing with token colors in the Windows PowerShell ISE and things are confused.            How can I use Windows PowerShell to change back to default values.?  Use the RestoreDefaultTokenColors ...

Set PowerShell ISE to Default Values

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about resetting the Windows PowerShell ISE settings to the defaults. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the great things about Windows PowerShell is that it is highly configurable. Not only the things that I can configure, but Windows PowerShell itself. The behaviors in the ...