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Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps by Ed Wilson

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Chapter 4. Formatting output

When you work with Windows PowerShell, it is common to want to format the output to the Windows PowerShell console. This is not always a requirement, however, due to the fact that many Windows PowerShell cmdlets include their own formatted output. For example, the Get-Process cmdlet produces a nice table output that readily meets the needs for 90 percent of those who require process information. Occasionally, however, it becomes necessary to customize the output. In this chapter, you learn about creating tables, lists, wide lists, and even how to use a selectable grid view.

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If you use any of the formatting tools mentioned in this chapter, ...

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