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Monad (AKA PowerShell) by Andy Oakley

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Appendix B. Standard Cmdlets, Functions, and Aliases

The tables that follow list the standard cmdlets, functions, and aliases that are made available as part of a standard MSH installation. This reference is not a replacement for the information available through get-help. Rather, it is intended to provide an overview and brief description of the available cmdlets.

Standard Cmdlets

The sections that follow have been separated into groups based on the subject of the cmdlet. Remember that get-help supports wildcard syntax, so it is easy to find commands related to a specific cmdlet. For example, to find commands related to get-object, type get-help *-object.

System

Cmdlet

Description

get-command

Returns a list of available commands

invoke-command

Invokes the command specified by the given string (as if it were typed at the prompt)

get-host

Returns information about the MSH host

get-culture

Returns information about the regional settings of the host (as defined in the Regional Settings of the Control Panel)

get-help

Provides built-in help functionality

get-uiculture

Returns information about the regional settings of the host as defined by the selected language on a multi-language operating system

Objects

Cmdlet

Description

foreach-object

Applies script blocks to each object in the pipeline

where-object

Filters the input from the pipeline, allowing operation on only certain objects

get-member

Enumerates properties, methods, type info, and property sets of the ...

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