PowerTip: Easily Find the Value of a PowerShell Variable

Summary: Learn how to return only the value of a Windows PowerShell variable.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use a Windows PowerShell cmdlet to return only the value of a particular variable?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Variable cmdlet, and specify the name of the variable and the –valueonly switch. This technique is shown here using the home variable:

PS C:\> Get-Variable -Name home -ValueOnly