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Pro Windows PowerShell by Hristo Deshev

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21.9. Utility Applications

PSCX ships with two external applications that can make our lives easier when working with the shell. One of them is an advanced pager application that helps you read longer text, such as online documentation in a way that is superior to what the default more pager can offer. The other is a test utility that can help in debugging a call to an external application.

The first thing you notice after you install PSCX is that reading the help is a different experience. The default help function is changed to one that pipes the text through the Less-394 program. It is a Windows port of the popular UNIX less pager. The first important feature that you will spot is the ability to go back to previously scrolled text; you can ...

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