Thursday, June 26, 2014

Copying PowerShell Output to the Clipboard.

 

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This is a cool tips. 

I don't know if you ever think about copy the PowerShell Output to the Clipboard.

I was thinking about the same, it comes handy sometimes.

I have a found a inbuilt exe names a clip. We just need to pass the output to the clip.exe using pipeline, and the PowerShell output will get copied to the clipboard.

Lets' see.

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Let's pass the output of Get-ChildItem to the clip.exe and see what will happen

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No output in the console , seems something happened.

Now open Notepad and type Control + V

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and here we go, the output of PowerShell command get copies to the clipboard.

That's all for now.

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Aman Dhally

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1 comment:

  1. Unless you have a reason you want to do this programmatically, it seems simpler to just use keyboard shortcuts:

    Alt+Space (or Right-click on Title Bar) > E > S > Right-click


    [works in PowerShell 2.0, but should also work in 3.0 - 5.0]

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