How to comment PowerShell code?


I am new to PowerShell and would like to know How to comment PowerShell code? I am currently using PowerShell 7 on Windows 11.

Thanks


Asked by:- neena
1
: 126 At:- 11/8/2022 7:28:36 AM
Powershell how to comment powershell code







1 Answers
profileImage Answered by:- vikas_jk

You can use # to comment single line PowerShell Code and <# and #> symbols to create a multiple-line comment block in Powershell.

Single-Line Comment

# Your Comment Here in PowerShell

Example:

Get-Process -Name *host*

Multi-Line Comment

In Powershell 2.0 or above, you can make multi-line comment as below

<# 
  This is Comment
  This is also comment, line 2
  Some More text here
#> 

Example:

if (Get-Service $servicename -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)
{
Write-Host "$servicename exists"
<#
Multi-line Comment
Here it would not execute
#>
}

Also in PowerShell ISE you can hit Ctrl+J to open the Start Snipping menu and select Comment block to add it.

1
At:- 11/8/2022 7:33:43 AM
Thanks for helpful details on Powershell comments. 0
By : neena - at :- 11/8/2022 7:34:59 AM






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