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PowerShell v7.2.0 Preview 9

PowerShell v7.2.0 Preview 9

PowerShell has not updated it’s preview build to v7.2.0 preview 9. This includes the following changes: Note: Known issue about ANSI code being written out in table views when using PowerShell with a legacy host that doesn’t support virtual terminal. For details see: #15978 Breaking Changes Change the default value of $PSStyle.OutputRendering to OutputRendering.Host and remove OutputRendering.Automatic (#15882) Fix CA1052 for public API to make classes static when they only have static methods (#15775) (Thanks @xtqqczze!) Update pwsh.exe -File to only accept .ps1 script files on Windows (#15859) Engine Updates and Fixes Update .NET adapter…

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PowerShell Popup Prompt – How To Notify Users

PowerShell Popup Prompt – How To Notify Users

Do you display popups in your tooling? Working within the tech industry you soon realise that even the savviest of users are prone to mistakes. Often a misclick or a mistyped value. These can all occur and depending on the action can have different levels of consequences. When developing tools I try to develop for everyone that might use the tool. I find that including Popup windows is a simple and effective way to reduce mistakes from happening. This allows…

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Windows Terminal Layout – Never believe it’d work

Windows Terminal Layout – Never believe it’d work

How do you set up your Windows Terminal? You may have seen me using a unique setup to my Windows Terminal in a previous post (example), but it took a long time to get here. I started my computer journey with a brand of computers called “Tiny PC” back in the early 90s. It was fantastic and I’ve loved computers ever since. When my journey started I was somewhere between DOS and 3.1. My main use on the computer has…

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