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  • PowerShell formatting strings

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to write few words about formatting strings in PowerShell.

    Consider the following example:

    "Today is $(Get-Date). Enjoy your life"

    Output will be the following:

    Today is 08/23/2016 16:04:18. Enjoy your life

    So, if you want to call some PowerShell function, you can just put it into brackets, put $ in front of it and get the result.

    Conisder another example:

    "You own to me $(44 + 44* 0.15) dollars"

    It will give following output:

    You own to me 50.6 dollars

    Very cool stuf in PowerShell is about using formatting with templating and key -f.

    Take a look:

    $apples = 5

    $pomegranade = 22

    cls

    "I have {0} apples and {1} … more