# PowerTip: Easily Find the Value of a PowerShell Variable

### PowerTip: Easily Find the Value of a PowerShell Variable

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Summary: Learn how to return only the value of a Windows PowerShell variable.

How can I use a Windows PowerShell cmdlet to return only the value of a particular variable?

Use the Get-Variable cmdlet, and specify the name of the variable and the –valueonly switch. This technique is shown here using the home variable:

PS C:\> Get-Variable -Name home -ValueOnly

C:\Users\ed.IAMMRED

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