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GETTING HELP ON POWERSHELL ISE

20 Dec GETTING HELP ON POWERSHELL ISE

Same like other windows product PowerShell ISE comes with a plenty of help for each commands. This helps are updateable online and offline.

Update-help

If system is connected with internet you can update PowerShell with newest available package. To update the PowerShell help execute command “update-help”. This command will connect to Microsoft update and automatically download required packages. This may take few minutes to update the complete help.
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Save-help

If help needs to be installed on the system with no internet connectivity, than two commands needs to be executed. 1. Save-help and 2. Update-help for both commands one more parameter of save-help path and update-help from path is required.

  1.                 Command to save help: save-help –DestinationPath <path>
  2.                 Command to update help: update-help –SourcePath <path>

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Help

To get details about any command execute “help <command name>” for example to get information about save-help command execute “help save-help”

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To get help with example on how to execute any command “help <command name> -full”

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To get help with only examples “help <command name> -Examples”
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To get help on floating window “help <command name> -ShowWindow”

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To get help online “help <command name> -Online”

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