A better Read-Host - by Jeff Hicks Read-Host is very useful but it is too simplistic to write "good" code using it. Jeff Hicks (Twitter: @JeffHicks, Blog: jdhitsolutions.com/blog/) who needs no introductions in the PowerShell world (and whose books I read to learn PowerShell), created a better Read-Host. I love his version. Please checkout the nice … Continue reading PowerShell: Read-Host On Steroids – Enhancements To Jeff Hicks Version
How could such a nice tool have such a terrible choice of colors for errors and warnings? I am talking about the ISE and the unreadable contrast of colors. You can fix it. Open and update your profile by running this from your ISE (which opens your profile in NotePad) notepad $profile Add the above … Continue reading PowerShell – Hate The Error Text And Warning Text Colors? Change It!
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Hotkey to run selection in PowerShell ISE is F8. Hotkey to run selection in SSMS is CTRL+E. For those of us constantly switching back and forth between the two, you know very well how many times we hit the "other" hotkey! Well, now you can have the same key to run selection in both SSMS … Continue reading PowerShell: CTRL+E, instead of F8 for SQL folks to run selection in ISE