PowerTip: Change the PowerShell Prompt


Summary: Learn how to shorten the Windows PowerShell prompt.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I am concerned that the Windows PowerShell prompt is becoming too long when working with the registry or the
           file system, and I would like to shorten it.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Change the prompt with the following one-liner (remember to add a space at the end of the prompt
           for reading ease):

Function prompt {“My Prompt “}

When you close Windows PowerShell, the prompt returns to the original configuration.

Note  Today's PowerTip is supplied by Windows PowerShell MVP, Jeff Wouters.

Comments (5)

  1. one im looking for…thanks

  2. Serkan says:

    How to change prompt from a function in a module. I couldn’t succeeded it. Thanks…

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