PowerShell Builtin Help

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
help help
Show how to use help, and topics.
help dir
Show doc for “dir”
help *r
Show all commands ending in “r”
pwsh help 2021-01-31
pwsh help dir, on Microsoft Windows 10

Help Screen Keys

These are the basic keys. They work in Windows, Mac, Linux. There are other minor keys but you don't need them. (such as show next line)

On Windows, to see previous page: exit help, then PageUp.

On linux/MacOS, these are also useful:

Press Tab Key for Name Completion

Press Tab key for name completion.

Press Tab again to see next choice.

Name completion work on options too. For example, type help dir -e then Tab.

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