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Windows PowerShell™ 3.0 Step by Step by Ed Wilson

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Using the Show-Command cmdlet

The Show-Command cmdlet displays a graphical command picker that enables you to select cmdlets from a list. At first glance, the Show-Command cmdlet might appear to be a graphical version of the Get-Command cmdlet, but it is actually much more. The first indication of this is that it blocks the Windows PowerShell console—that is, control to the Windows PowerShell console does not return until you have either selected a command from the picker or canceled the operation.

When you run the Show-Command cmdlet with no parameters, a window 600 pixels high and 300 pixels wide appears. You can control the size of the window by using the -Height and -Width parameters. The following command creates a command window 500 pixels ...

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