Posts Tagged ‘Profile’


Introducing the PowerShell Profile Editor

Saturday, August 4th, 2012 by Alex Riedel
PowerShell’s profiles make setting up your work environment a bit easier, allowing you to pre-load your most common snapins or modules, define functions, set variables and whatever else you need on startup. However, since there are quite a number of profiles, potentially one for each host, one for all users, one for each user, one for all users and all hosts, the number of files can get a bit out of hand. If you consider that some of these are also duplicated for 32 and 64 bit if you happen to run on a 64 bit OS, you’ll see that…   More »

Sneaky Aliases

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
love aliases in PowerShell because they make working in the interactive shell so much easier and faster. I've even created aliases for common apps I use like PrimalScript and PrimalForms so I can launch them from PowerShell with a few keystrokes. One drawback to aliases is that you can use them to reference any command that takes parameters. The alias can only substitute for the command. But there is a sneaky work around.   More »