Modify the PowerShell ISE to Automatically Add a Script Header

  Summary: Customize the Windows PowerShell ISE by automatically adding custom headers to new scripts. The Microsoft Scripting Guys show you how.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Oliver, my friend in Regensburg, Germany, was having a problem adding a user to a group from another forest. He kept asking me questions when I…

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Automatically Add Comment-Based Help to Your PowerShell Scripts

Summary: Automatically add comment-based help to your Windows PowerShell scripts; learn how in this how-to article by Scripting Guy Ed Wilson.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Last Sunday, I spent the morning creating a Windows PowerShell ISE profile. Today, I thought I would add something to that profile that will make my life…

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How to Create a Customizable Profile for the PowerShell ISE

  Summary: Learn how to create a customizable profile for the Windows PowerShell ISE. The Microsoft Scripting Guys walk you through the steps.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is a quiet Sunday morning here in Charlotte, North Carolina. The female humanoid that shares my domicile has departed. She used her last remaining…

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Adding Custom Menu Items to the Windows PowerShell ISE

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson provides step-by-step instructions for adding custom menu items to the Windows PowerShell ISE.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. A long long long long time ago in a far far far far away land, I used to write code in a language called WordBasic. Using Word Basic I…

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Customize Colors and Fonts in the Windows PowerShell ISE

Summary: Customize colors and fonts in the Windows PowerShell ISE. The Microsoft Scripting Guys show you how to script the script editor. How meta!   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. In just about two weeks it will be my birthday, and I have begun my mission to figure out what the female carbon based…

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Change Colors Used by the Windows PowerShell ISE

Summary: Learn how to change colors used by the Windows PowerShell ISE to customize your scripting environment.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. One of the things that is kind of lame about Charlotte is that there is not a good computer store. This is a rather surprising revelation considering the heavy concentration of…

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Changing the Fonts Used by the Windows PowerShell ISE

  Summary: See how to change the fonts used by the Windows PowerShell ISE in the Script pane and Output pane.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. The summer is rapidly drawing to a close, although the summer heat and humidity will more than likely linger for another month. The key indicator that summer…

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Exploring the Windows PowerShell ISE Color Objects

Summary: Join Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson as he takes you on a guided tour of the Windows PowerShell ISE color objects.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is a beautiful sunny afternoon. I have decided to embrace the sunshine and accept the humidity that seems to be irrevocably joined with it. I…

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