3 ways to store and display PowerShell Variable simultaneously
In order to write less code or to write better one-liners in Powershell, I often find one of these PowerShell Variable assignment techniques useful, and let me know if you feel the same.
Get-Process a* -OutVariable process
PowerShell Variable squeezing
Its a shame many of us ( including myself 😉 ) were not aware of this for quite long.
Windows PowerShell supports a simplified syntax for showing the contents of variables during the variable assignment. To do this, wrap the variable assignment statement in parentheses.
($process = Get-Process a*)
Using Tee-Object CmdletTee-Object Cmdlet T’s results to o/p stream and Variable $process at the same time, you can use it like in the image below
Or, something like
Get-Process a* | Tee-Object -Variable p
You can use one of the above methods to get the work done and at the same time results stored in a variable with PowerShell one-liner, like in the example below
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