A module that enhances PowerShell's tab expansion.

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Install-Module -Name PowerTab -RequiredVersion 1.0.0

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Jason Archer



productivity tabexpansion tab-completion


Get-TabExpansion Add-TabExpansion Remove-TabExpansion Add-TabExpansionComputer Remove-TabExpansionComputer Update-TabExpansionCom Add-TabExpansionType Update-TabExpansionType Update-TabExpansionWmi Invoke-TabExpansion Register-TabExpansion New-TabItem New-TabExpansionConfig Import-TabExpansionConfig Export-TabExpansionConfig New-TabExpansionDatabase Import-TabExpansionDataBase Export-TabExpansionDatabase Update-TabExpansionDataBase Import-TabExpansionTheme Export-TabExpansionTheme Invoke-TabExpansionEditor Find-TabExpansionType Resolve-TabExpansionParameterValue


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

## 2018-01-XX - Version 1.0.0


- Some compatibility changes for PowerShell Core
 - Removed Intellisense Item Selector
- Console history from PSReadline used if available
- Added support for new parameters
 - Workflow names
 - Get-Help -Parameter
 - *-Event -SourceIdentifier
 - Get-Command -Noun
 - Receive-Job -Location
 - WMI parameters
 - New-Object -ArgumentList (display syntax for constructors)
 - Parameters of type Bool
 - ConvertTo-HTML calculated properties
- Added support for assignments to enum variables
- Added array functions from PowerShell v3.0
- Remove parameters already used for parameter completion
- New History and Trace logs for PowerTab usage
- ConsoleList
 - New color theme based on CMD

Bug Fixes:

- General compatiblity fixes with latest PowerShell versions
 - Fix display issue with TrueType fonts
 - Only loaded commands are shown for PowerShell 3.0 and later
- Compatibility fixes with PowerShell Core and non-Windows OSes
 - NOTE: This is not fully tested but full compatibility is a goal
- Consistency fixes for behavior compared to default PowerShell tab expansion
 - Many small fixes for provider paths
- Get-Command <TAB> now includes scripts from $env:PATH
- PowerTab now recognizes automatic aliases for Get-* commands

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.1.0 3,567 10/13/2018
1.0.0 (current version) 362 1/30/2018