PowerShell: Builtin Help

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help name
Show the doc or full name of a thing name.
help help
Show how to use help, and topics.
help about*
List all commands starting with “about”
pwsh help 2021-01-31
pwsh help dir, on Microsoft Windows 10

Help Screen Keys

These are the basic keys.

On Windows, to see previous page: exit help, then PageUp. On Linux/MacOS, press b.

PowerShell Intro

PowerShell

Practical How-To

list files

list dirs

on dir

on file

Windows config

zip tar

misc


PowerShell in Depth

Programing PowerShell

Value Types

String

Variable

Boolean

Conditional

Data Structure

Loop and Iteration

Input/Output

Function

Profile and Script

Script Examples