PowerTip: Find PowerShell Cmdlets and Synopsis


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find cmdlets and their associated synopsis.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I easily find a list of specific Windows PowerShell cmdlets and their associated meanings?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Command cmdlet, pipe the results to the Foreach-Object and Get-Help cmdlets,
           then select the name and synopsis, for example:

gcm -Noun item* | % {get-help $_} | ft name, synopsis

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