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Search PowerShell help using wildcards

Have you ever wanted to search for new commands or have difficulty remember syntax? Well I recently found the wildcard search function within the help system and I am going to show you how to use it.

You could use the commands feature which is below and can be accessed via Add-ons > Commands

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Or use the wildcard search in the command line. This is easily done using an asterix in front of, after or around the command or word you’re trying to look for.

For example if I was looking for SQL command iI would use

help *sql*

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Or if I was looking for all commands which started with ‘remo’ I would use

help remo*

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I would play about with the wildcard search system and see what cool new things you can find.

 

 

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