PowerShell: Create Directory

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Create New Directory

mkdir dirName

Note: mkdir is a builtin function, not a Cmdlet , not alias.

Full syntax to make a directory:

New-Item dirName -ItemType directory
# dirName can be name or full path

Hide the Output

mkdir dirName | out-null

out-null suppress the useless info about the fact you created a directory.

More efficient way to hide output:

$null = mkdir dirName

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