InformationAction and InformationVariable show up as regular (not common) parameters in help documentation
The InformationAction and InformationVariable common parameters are all messed up in the docs.
For example, if you run:
Get-Help Get-Service -Parameter InformationAction # or InformationVariable
You get documentation for the ComputerName parameter.
If you run:
the syntax section shows the possible values for InformationAction, yet the syntax section in this command does not:
And seriously, we don't need command syntax sections more cluttered up than they already are, nor do we need documentation for these parameters to be messed up by leaving that documentation up to each individual command. These should simply be documented in about_commonparameters, and they shouldn't appear in command syntax at all because they would fall under the [<CommonParameters>] tag that already exists on every parameter set in every command. They are mentioned in the list of common parameters in about_commonparameters, but they are not documented/explained in the detailed section that describes each common parameter.
These issues should be corrected.
Thanks for the suggestion. This has been filed as a doc bug.
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