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Use PSReadLine for More Efficient PowerShell Console

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, presents a tip from the Charlotte User Group meeting about using PSReadLine. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One really big tip that came out during the Charlotte User Group meeting was to use the PSReadLine module. It provides is syntax highlighting, which makes it ...

A Better PowerShell Console with Custom PSReadLine Functions

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about a better Windows PowerShell console experience by using custom PSReadLine functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I was reading an interesting article the other day. The author was talking about movies and history. The author said that in reality it does not matter if a ...

Useful Shortcuts from PSReadLine PowerShell Module

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson talks about useful shortcuts from the PSReadLine Windows PowerShell module. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is PSReadLine Week. You might also be interested in reading the following posts: One of the really cool things about the PSReadLine Windows PowerShell module is all of the...

Better PowerShell History Management with PSReadLine

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using PSReadLine to gain better history support in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Someone might have said that those PowerShellers who do not learn how to use command history are doomed to retype the same commands, but I do not recall ever hearing it. In...