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  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell and Conditional Formatting to Format Dates

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and conditional formatting to control the format of dates. Hey, Scripting Guy! I know that Windows PowerShell has made it easier to deal with dates, especially with some of the tricks that are available via the Get...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell and Conditional Formatting to Format Numbers

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell and conditional formatting to format numbers. Hey, Scripting Guy! One of the big problems I have when it comes to using Windows PowerShell is figuring out how to properly format numbers. I mean, I can easily use [int...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Format Strings with Composite Formatting

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to specify composite formatting to format strings. Hey, Scripting Guy! Often I need to create an output string that is the result of multiple computations. In the past, I have used multiple lines to create this sort...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Display Process Name and Uptime

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a custom table that displays the process name and uptime. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sometimes it seems as if the Scripting Neighbors are crazy. Yep, it is early on a Saturday morning, and...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell and Custom Time Span Format Strings

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and custom time span format strings to display lapsed time. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am awake and sipping a nice cup of English Breakfast tea with a little peppermint and spearmint...
  • Blog Post: Understanding PowerShell and Basic String Formatting

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about understanding Windows PowerShell and basic string formatting. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am really confused. It seems that at times you pull off some really wild string formatting, and I have yet to see it documented very well. I have your new Windows...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell and Conditional Formatting to Format Time Spans

    Summary : Learn how to use Windows PowerShell and conditional formatting to discover and format time spans. Hey, Scripting Guy! What is a time span, and why would I want to use one? Just sayin'… —JR Hello JR, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning is one of...