PowerShell Builtin Help

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Type help help → display how to use help, and topics.

Here's common help syntax:

pwsh help linux 2017-05-09
pwsh help dir, on linux
pwsh help 2020-10-26 PgGNb
pwsh help dir, on Microsoft Windows 10

Help Screen Navigation Keys

On Windows

To see previous page: exit help, then mouse scroll up.

On MacOS and Linux

The basic keys are:

powershell help nav keys 2020-05-20 29svd
PowerShell help nav keys on Linux

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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