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PowerTip: Toggle Outlining View in PowerShell ISE

Summary: Toggle between outlining view in the Windows PowerShell ISE. How can I switch to the outlining view in the Windows PowerShell ISE to collapse           the functions so it is easier to read the code?   Use the ToggleOutliningExpansion function from the Editor object...

Automatically Keep Log of PowerShell ISE Commands

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about using the new transcript command in the Windows PowerShell ISE.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I might be alone in this, but I love using the transcript tool in the Windows PowerShell console. I really wish I could have a transcript in the Windows PowerShell ISE because that is what I use to ...

PowerTip: Change Font Size in PowerShell ISE

Summary: Learn how to change the font size in the Windows PowerShell ISE.  How can I use a Windows PowerShell command to change the font size in my Windows PowerShell ISE?  Use the $psISE object option, and assign a new number for FontSize property, for example: $psISE.Options.FontSize = 12...

Use PowerShell to Set Up the ISE

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about using Windows PowerShell to set up the ISE. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am so excited—really excited! I have been selected to speak at a SQL Saturday event about Windows PowerShell. I could not have done it without you. I read your stuff every day, actually twice a day, and I come ...