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WINDOWS POWERSHELL | GET-CHILDITEM, GET-ALIAS

10 Jul WINDOWS POWERSHELL | GET-CHILDITEM, GET-ALIAS

This blog post covers two commands from windows power shell, get-childitem and get-alias.

Get-alias command gives details about alias name correspond to different cmdlets. for example ls command can be used in place of dir. To get the list of all alias simple execute get-alias command. to get the command page by page get-alias | more command can be used.

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Get-childitem (gci) gives the list of files and directories on given path.

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Results provided by get-child item can be formatted as per requirement by using formatl-ist

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format-list can be further formatted by using – property <propertyname1>, for example following command gives output of gci c: |format-list -property name

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format-list can be further formatted by using – property <propertyname1>,<propertyname2> for example following command gives output of gci c: |format-list -property name,creationtime

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