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  1. powershell GUI interface extension unnormally issues

    upgrade to RS5 17723->open file explorer->click on "file" which is on the upper left to select "open Windows powershell" and press "Tab" button->the powershell window can extend-retract by itself F/R:100%

    Steps to repro:
    -1.install Mach RS4 1.4.0.7;
    2.upgrade to 17723.1000 by image file;
    3.open file explorer;
    4.click on the file which is on the upper left to run powershell;
    5.press "Tab"or "enter" button.

    Expected results: the powershell window side is displayed normally

    Actual results: the powershell window side can extend-retract by itself

    Repro rate: 5 out of 5 times
    Environment data
    ----------------
    PS C:\> $psversiontable

    Name Value
    ---- -----
    PSVersion…

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      0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • CmdletsToExport publishing issue with large modules

      We (the AWS PowerShell Tools team) have hit an issue publishing the AWS modules to the gallery involving a limit of 4000 cmdlets in the CmdletsToExport manifest member. The gallery returns an error when we attempt to publish, which has forced us to revert to using "*-*" in the manifest, which gives a degraded user experience. I inspected the gallery publishing cmdlets and could see no sign of the limit there, so am assuming therefore that this was a gallery-side exception. The limit appears to be isolated to the CmdletsToExport manifest member as we're able to publish the module with…

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        2 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • A search result list in PowerShell Gallery should have date info on items (last update date, first appearance date).

        A search result list in PowerShell Gallery should have date info on items (last update date, first appearance date).

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        • Notification option for authors when publishing to PS Gallery

          When an author publishes an update to their module hosted on the gallery it should provide an option to push a notification to their configured social media accounts.

          So an author configures Twitter and LinkedIn profiles on their account/profile. A configuration option within the module being published should allow for a setting that will push a notification to their social media, on their behalf, announcing a new release of that module.

          9 votes
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            1 comment  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Render readme on the package page

            All big package registries put the markdown readme of a package front and center: GitHub, npm, Visual Studio Marketplace, ...

            PSGallery on the other hand only shows a very small text description and then a bunch of metadata. There is a link "See documentation for more details", but confusingly that doesn't lead to the documentation of the package, it leads to the documentation of the PSGallery in general. To get to the readme on GitHub, you usually have to click the tiny "Project Site" link on the left.

            If the package contains a readme.md, that is what should be prominently…

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            • RSS Feed for Modules

              It is currently hard to get notifications when PowerShell modules get updated. It would be nice if there would be an RSS feed for new versions of a package, then my RSS reader could notify me that a new version is available and I could take action.

              6 votes
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              • Provide a simply way to filter results to items owned by Microsoft.

                Provide a simply way to filter results to items owned by Microsoft. Some companies only allow official Microsoft tools and scripts to be used.

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                  planned  ·  0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Curated Module Lists

                  The PowerShell gallery should allow users to create "lists" of modules (think of it as an Amazon wish list).

                  A user could create a "favorites" list and add modules and scripts to it to keep track of their favorites over time (maybe even "subscribe" to notifications of new releases of things on the list).

                  A user could also create a "user management modules" list or a "stretching PowerShell's limits" list or a "should have been in the box" list, or a "things I use in my prompt" list ...

                  But most importantly, users should be able to SHARE those lists,…

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                    survey  ·  0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Find-Module and Install-Module does not get the modules from the custom nuget fileshare repositories though they are registered successfully

                    PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-PSRepository

                    Name InstallationPolicy SourceLocation
                    ---- ------------------ --------------
                    PSGallery Untrusted https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2/
                    TestRepo Trusted \\NugetServer\BMNNuGet\packages

                    PS C:\Windows\system32> Find-Module * -Repository TestRepo

                    Version Name Repository Description
                    ------- ---- ---------- -----------
                    1.0.1 cConfigNode TestRepo Provides a way to manipulate nodes of the xml configu...
                    1.3.0 cNtfsAccessControl TestRepo The cNtfsAccessControl module contains DSC resources ...
                    3.2.0 xNetworking TestRepo Module with DSC Resources for Networking area
                    1.0.0 xReleaseManagement TestRepo Host a custom DSC Resource to transform files based o...
                    1.17.0 xWebAdministration TestRepo Module with DSC Resources for Web Administration

                    PS C:\Windows\system32> Find-Module xNetworking -Repository TestRepo
                    PackageManagement\Find-Package : No match was found for the specified…

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                      0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Sorry for the long lag in responding to this, all I can say is that we missed it.

                      This problem is not something we’re familiar with. If the problem is still repro’ing, please try re-running your commands with -Verbose, and attach the information to this thread.

                      One additional question that might help us: what version of the NuGet server are you using?

                    • Ability to delete unlisted module with no downloads

                      It would be nice to be able to delete a module that hasn't been downloaded yet and is unlisted. I made a mistake in publishing a module which I unlisted before anyone downloaded it. There is no benefit to me or anyone having it remain in the gallery.

                      None of the follwing published reasons for disallowing deletions apply:

                      1. Other items may depend on that item. Those items might not necessarily be in this gallery.
                      2. Ensures that folks using items without committing the same will not be broken.
                      3. Helps ensure that important community owned items are not mass…

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                        0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        We understand the ask, & are leaving it as Survey to gauge the interest level.

                        For now, you can use the Contact Us link to specify the item & version that you want deleted. Specify why you feel that this is something that should not be left in the Gallery, providing more detail is likely to help.
                        The Gallery operations team will investigate and, if it meets what is actually a very high bar, will delete it.

                      • Allow Description in Markdown format

                        It could be useful to have Markdown formatting in manifest file to provide rich description on PowershellGallery

                        7 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Specific ask for the voters: If you are willing, please add a note what your expectations are, and how you would see this providing extra value in the Gallery when we display this content.

                          This type of feature is something we are generally a little bit cautious about.
                          Rendering active MD content can include links & other items that result in some amount of risk for users of a site.

                        • Set the PowerShell Gallery up for Twitter Cards

                          When posting a link to a GitHub repo on Twitter, the URL is generally replaced with a Twitter summary card. This is not the case, currently, when posting links to items on the Gallery. The display of cards makes these links stand out more and (should) help with social sharing of PowerShell content.

                          6 votes
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                            survey  ·  0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Provide means to qualify Script names to avoid conflicts

                            Hello!

                            The PowerShell Gallery currently qualifies 'Scripts' by name only. For example, if someone has already published Some-Script, I have no way to publish my own Some-Script, even if the original is related only in name, has major functional differences, etc.

                            It would be helpful to allow qualifying these. Perhaps resolve by date published first (i.e. compatible with current system), while allowing qualification by username, similar to how GitHub handles this.

                            Thus, I could install RamblingCookieMonster\Some-Script, even if EvilDoer\Some-Script already existed.

                            The same design could also be extended to modules, although those seem less likely to conflict (this may change…

                            16 votes
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                              survey  ·  4 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Badges for PowerShell Gallery counts to be used on a GitHub page

                              GitHub and npm have badges that can be placed on your repo or elsewhere that can display stats about aspects of your project.

                              It'd be great to be able to put a badge on a repo showing stats about the published item to PowerShell Gallery, like, number of downloads.

                              12 votes
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                              • Show Module size in properties on PowerShellGallery.com

                                I would like to know how big a module is before downloading it.

                                2 votes
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                                  survey  ·  0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Improve UX for module / script listing status

                                  Right now, the UX for enabling / disabling the listing status for PowerShell modules and scripts is a bit challenging, if you have many versions. Could we improve upon this somehow, to enable batch enable / disable of module / script versions?

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Register-PSRepository needs a -Force parameter and/or GroupPolicy Administrative Template

                                    I have created an internal NuGet Gallery to act as a module repository for internal modules and am trying to automate the registration of it as a trusted internal repository for all users in my organisation that use Windows Powershell and/or perhaps are starting to use DSC.

                                    As all of the users in my organisation who use Powershell are in an AD group, I went looking for a Group Policy setting to register the internal repsitory. There isn't one, so I created a GPO and set it to run the following script, in the user context at login.

                                    #Requires -version…

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                                      survey  ·  4 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow for publishing Profile Paths with Spaces

                                      when using publish module if a user has a space in their profile it fails to publish the module:
                                      PS C:\> Publish-Module -Tags Twitter -Name Posh-Tweet -NuGetApiKey xxxxxxxx-xxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx -Verbose
                                      VERBOSE: The specified assembly 'C:\Users\Carlos Perez\AppData\Local\PackageManagement\ProviderAssemblies\nuget-anycpu.exe' is installed at top level directory. However it is recommended that the assemblies should be installed under its ProviderName\Version folder.
                                      VERBOSE: Skipping previously processed provider 'NuGet'.
                                      VERBOSE: Repository details, Name = 'PSGallery', Location = 'https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2/'; IsTrusted = 'False'; IsRegistered = 'True'.
                                      VERBOSE: Repository details, Name = 'PSGallery', Location = 'https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2/'; IsTrusted = 'False'; IsRegistered = 'True'.
                                      VERBOSE: Publish Location:'https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2/package/'. …

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                                      • add DSC Configuration to Powershell Gallery

                                        Add a category for DSC Configurations in the PowerShell gallery just like scripts can be posted to the gallery

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                                          0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          We have in plan adding a new filter for “DSCConfiguration”, which will list any module or script with that tag. (Note: case is for readability, only – as usual for PowerShell.) We do not have an ETA, but it is in plan.

                                          Users should be aware that DSC Configurations are scripts, so if they want to see items that are JUST DSC Configurations, they will need to set the filter to show only scripts, not scripts and modules.
                                          As of the time this response is being written, the huge majority of items tagged with DSCCOnfiguration are modules, many of which have sample DSC Configurations included.

                                        • Make PowerShell Gallery module files and scripts searchable

                                          Now that you can view file contents in the Gallery website, it would be very useful if you would expand the search feature such that it searches the contents of scripts and files inside of modules. This would allow users to search for a specific command or a .NET class or method, which will help discover Gallery items that exist that solve a particular problem someone is trying to solve. It will also help authors discover when something they might want to create has already been created without having to guess module names or script names. The results should show…

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