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  1. New PowerShell Tab needs a toolbar button in ISE

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 1/18/2012 10:56:31 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: HalR
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 719121
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    I would argue that in the ISE, the console should be treated co-equal to the script pane. If that's the case, why isn't there a New PowerShell Tab button just like there is a new script button? I would love to see a new toolbar icon to that effect.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 719121 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=719121)

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  2. Enable-PSremoting fails when loopback address is missing

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 1/10/2012 7:54:16 AM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Doug Finke
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 717747
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    Do a "netsh http sh iplisten" and machines are listed, but not the loopback address.

    Tried Enable-PSRemoting and got the error below. Once the 127.0.0.1 is added to the IP listener list, this works.

    It's something that "winrm quickconfig" should catch.

    WinRM already is set up to receive requests on this machine.
    Set-WSManQuickConfig : <f:WSManFault xmlns:f="http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wsmanfault&quot; Code="2150858770" M
    achine="IIS.lab49.com"><f:Message>The client cannot connect…

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  3. Module Partially Loads With Import-Module

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 1/6/2012 5:20:17 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Steve Murawski
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 716857
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous released versions

    Problem Description:
    When Import-Module is called with one of the Alias, Cmdlet, Function, or Variable parameters, but not any of the others, the module only partially loads (based on what parameter you specified), but attempting to access commands that were not directly referenced by the specified parameter results in (replace the name of the command with whatever command you want to test with).

    The term 'Get-DataCollectorSet'…

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  4. Controlling automatic importing with PSDisableModuleAutoLoading

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/30/2011 6:54:11 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 716021
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    In PowerShell 3.0 CTP2 we can configure how automatic importing works by using the PSDisableModuleAutoLoading environment variable. However, when we launch a fresh instance of PowerShell, the variable is not present in the Env: drive which makes it very hard to discover.

    One has to know the variable name in advance in order to set its value.

    I suggest to include the…

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  5. v3 - consider adding a -listavailable to get-psprovider to show available providers

    Votes from Connect: 12

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 6:51:41 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712875
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    So, I don't know if anyone else noticed it yet, but the WSMAN drive is no longer mounted at start up: It's autoloaded. The problem I have with this is that it doesn't seem to be a valid candidate for get-command, even if wsman: were a function (which it's not, it appears, unlike "c:") So the problem here is unless you know…

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  6. Consider adding a preference variable to allow v1 style snapins to behave as binary modules

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 12:34:32 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712798
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous released versions

    Problem Description:
    Currently we have to treat snapins and modules differently in powershell. Registered snapins won't show up in the output of get-module -listavailable. I would like to see a preference variable added that would allow snapins to be listed, loaded and unloaded with the module cmdlets. For example, the quest AD snapin, the TFS power tools etc don't show up in the output of get-module…

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  7. Add -?? "common parameter" to retrieve full help

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 12:03:55 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: JoshGav
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712794
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous released versions

    Problem Description:
    Often the user wants to retrieve the full help when executing a command, not just the default help topics. Add a "-??" parameter to complement the "-?" parameter, with the -?? returning the same as Get-Help -Full.

    This feedback came from a student at a PFE PowerShell workshop.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 712794 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=712794).

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  8. New Where-Object Syntax Error

    Votes from Connect: 18

    Original Date Submitted: 9/23/2011 7:23:48 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Steve Murawski
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 690427
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    The new Where-Object syntax does not properly evaluate calling a method on a property that returns a Boolean.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 690427 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=690427).

    Repro Steps:
    This will error:
    Get-Command | ? parameters.containskey('Credential') | sort name

    This will not:
    Get-Command | ? {$_.parameters.containskey('Credential')} | sort name

    Expected Results:
    Both commands should…

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  9. We need a Get-Parameter cmdlet

    Votes from Connect: 41

    Original Date Submitted: 9/8/2011 8:47:16 PM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: HalR
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 687640
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    Something similar to the Get-Parameter function published on PoshCode (see http://poshcode.org/?lang=&q=get-parameter for latest version) needs to be included in PowerShell. The purpose of Get-Parameter is to parse the output of a cmdlet or function's CommandInfo returned from Get-Command, and turn it into a more useful format by which the end user can discover more about:
    - what paraemtersets exist?
    - what triggers a parameterset? (i.e.…

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  10. Easy access to current date and time

    Votes from Connect: 56

    Original Date Submitted: 4/12/2011 2:47:03 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 659747
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    PowerShell has an automatic variable, $pwd. One of its great usage is that its value is evaluated each time you call it and you can access its members without enclosing it in parenthesis.

    I would like to suggest a new automatic variable (tied variable), $Now, that returns the current date and time each time it's called.

    Having $Now as a new automatic variable in…

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  11. Option for Format-Table to set color of a column

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 2/27/2011 6:44:56 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Soós Tibor
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 648076
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    There is currently an option for Format-Table to set the Label, FormatString, Width and Alignment of a table coulum. My suggestion is to extend these options with ForegroundColor and BackgroundColor of the column.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 648076 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=648076).

    Repro Steps:
    Expected Results:

    Internal BugId: 2825

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  12. v3 suggestion: PowerShell FileSystemProvider should support transactions (TxF)

    Votes from Connect: 56

    Original Date Submitted: 1/13/2011 12:03:33 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 635713
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    From Vista onwards, Windows supports both a transacted registry (TxR) and transacted filesystem (TxF). With powershell v2, we got TxR support. For v3 or beyond, it would be great to have TxF support. A good example taking Pscx's archive cmdlets into account would be the following pipeline:

    PS> dir c:\logs\ -rec -inc *.log -usetx | write-zip -removeoriginal -usetx | move-item c:\archived_logs\ -usetx

    This will…

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  13. add Start-Transcript filters

    Votes from Connect: 21

    Original Date Submitted: 10/8/2010 4:46:21 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: TobiasWeltner
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 611703
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    Start-Transcript logs input and output. This creates huge log files.
    There should be a switch that enables Start-Transcript to only log the inputs and omit the outputs. Optionally, there could be an indicator whether a command completed successfully, was aborted or raised an exception.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 611703 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=611703).

    Repro Steps:
    currently default…

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  14. Get-Member and Online parameter

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 8/9/2010 1:34:16 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Aleksandar Nikolic
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 584518
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    I would like that Get-Member cmdlet supports Online parameter in V3 (similar to Get-Help in V2):

    Get-Process | Get-Member -Online

    That command would open the .NET Framework page in MSDN (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.process.aspx).

    dir | Get-Member -Online

    That command would open the .NET Framework pages in MSDN (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.fileinfo.aspx and http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.directoryinfo.aspx).

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation…

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  15. PowerShell should implement an Unless operator

    Votes from Connect: 15

    Original Date Submitted: 7/21/2010 11:36:19 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: bigjimslade80465
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 576911
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    Currently, I need to do this:

    if(! ($bar)) { & foo}

    I would like to be able to do this:

    unless($bar) { & foo}

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 576911 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=576911).

    Repro Steps:
    Currently, I need to do this:

    if(! ($bar)) { & foo}

    I would like to be able to do this:

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  16. ArgumentList parameter to Start-Job Incomplete

    Votes from Connect: 15

    Original Date Submitted: 5/29/2010 12:09:48 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Clint B.
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 563695
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    The -ArgumentList parameter is described as passing arguments 'for the script that is specified by the FilePath parameter', which is true. But it also specifies the arguments to a scriptblock specified by the ScriptBlock parameter.

    Additionally the help says that "Because all of the values that follow the ArgumentList parameter name are interpreted as being values of ArgumentList, the ArgumentList parameter should be…

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  17. v2 bug: test-path returns true for pure whitespace path.

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 5/22/2010 3:29:42 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: x0n
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 560761
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    Calling test-path " " returns $true. I would expect $false unless a file named " " really did exist.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 560761 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=560761).

    Repro Steps:
    given there is no file or folder named " " in the root of C:\

    ps c:\> test-path " "
    True

    Expected Results:
    ps> test-path "…

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  18. Get-ChildItem gets FileInfo constructed in different ways depending on parameters

    Votes from Connect: 12

    Original Date Submitted: 4/30/2010 9:13:05 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Roman Kuzmin
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 556004
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    The more detailed question and investigation is in here:
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2744047/mysterious-different-conversion-to-string-of-seemingly-same-input-data

    Items returned by (Get-ChildItem <path>) and (Get-ChildItem <path> -Include *) are converted to strings differently. Different results of the two commands below, IMHO, do not make any practical sense and only lead to confusion and bugs:

    # This command gets just file names
    [string[]](Get-ChildItem C:\TEMP\Test)

    # This command gets full file paths
    [string[]](Get-ChildItem…

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  19. Problem in Exporting SSRS report to CSV format:

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 4/6/2010 7:37:36 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: vitthalbhovi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 549004
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    Description for Problem:

    The CSV export uses the textbox names for the column headings in SSRS 2005/2008 due this column names are not coming properely in CSV file but in SSRS report its coming fine.i need same column names as in SSRS report (bcoz in my report column names are coming from Expressions (Column names are not hardcoded))

    Product Studio item created by Connect…

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  20. Change default behavior of module import

    Votes from Connect: 15

    Original Date Submitted: 3/31/2010 2:02:45 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Martin Zugec
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 546066
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous beta versions

    Problem Description:
    Please re-consider default behavior of Import-Module. Current issue is that if you want to use namespaces (module\verb-noun), you still need to pay attention to name of your functions, because last one always wins.

    This forces us to use SCCM\Get-SccmObject always simply because of the fact that we never know which function we will overwrite. SCCM\Get-Object would overwrite Get-Object in this case. This makes modules…

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