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PS5: Get-Help -ShowWindow doesn't display help on parameters

Votes from Connect: 23

Original Date Submitted: 7/15/2015 10:30:37 PM

Description:
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Handle: sba
Site Name: PowerShell
Feedback ID: 1549114
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Frequency: PowerShell
Regression: Run Get-Help for any command with the -ShowWindow parameter

Problem Description:
When I do "Get-Help <command> -ShowWindow", the resulting window doesn't contain the help on parameters, even if "Parameters" is checked under "Settings" (the default)

Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 1549114 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=1549114).

Repro Steps:
Run Get-Help for any command with the -ShowWindow parameter

Expected Results:
The resulting window should contain full help.

Internal BugId: 15650

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    AdminJoey Aiello [MSFT] (Program Manager, Windows Server) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Noah commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Having the same issue in build version 10.0.10240.16384, please fix!

      • Jeff Dykstra commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        While this seems to be fixed in newer builds, in build 5.1.14295.1000 the syntax section now is below the parameter section which is a change from v4.

      • Lawrence Hwang commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Info below might help...

        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Lookup
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : "parameterValue" NOT present in type table.
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Lookup
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : "parameterValue" NOT present in type table.
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Adapted member: not found.
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Adapted member: not found.
        ...
        ...
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Lookup
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : "Remarks" NOT present in type table.
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Lookup
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : "Remarks" NOT present in type table.
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Adapted member: not found.
        DEBUG: MemberResolution Information: 0 : Adapted member: not found.

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