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arcanecode
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Postby arcanecode » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:00 pm

Hi,
I just bought the iPowerShell, looks to be a neat handy app. I love the fact that it's extensible by writing our own properly formatted XML files, which brings me to my question.
Is the file format used by iPowerShell the same as what the PowerShell Help Community Edition uses? In other words, if I write an XML file with the help I need, could I use it in both apps?
Thanks,
Robert Cain / ArcaneCode
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Alexander Riedel
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Postby Alexander Riedel » Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:25 am

The XML format is a standard PowerShell help file format and supported by both applications, yes. Please see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb525433(v=VS.85).aspx for the exact format specifications. Please note that the XML sample on this page has some typos in it.
Alexander Riedel
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arcanecode
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Postby arcanecode » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:30 am

Awesome, thanks for the quick response Alexander.

I just blogged about iPowerShell at http://arcanecode.com/2012/04/04/ipowershell/, please let me know if you see any inaccuracies.

Thanks,

Robert
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Ferdinand Rios
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Postby Ferdinand Rios » Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:29 am

Thank you for he nice blog article. I will put your suggestions on our potential feature list.
F.G. Rios

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