Show-PSEditor
A terminal PowerShell editor.
Show-PSEditor displays a terminal-based PowerShell editor that contains the following features.
  • IntelliSense
  • Syntax Highlighting
  • Execution
  • Syntax Error Tagging
  • File Save and Open
Show-PSEditor

Editing

To start the editor, you can simply call Show-PSEditor in a terminal.
Show-PSEditor
You can open a file by using the -Path parameter.
Show-PSEditor -Path .\file.path

Syntax Errors

Syntax errors will be shown in the editor by a red highlight. To view the text of the syntax error, click View \ Syntax Errors.

Formatting

You can format your code in the editor if you have PSScriptAnalyzer installed. To format a script, either press Ctrl+Shift+R or click Edit \ Format. If you don't have PSScriptAnalyzer installed, you can do so with the command below.
Install-Module PSScriptAnalyzer

Execution

To execute your script, press F5 to run the entire script. If you want to execute a select, you can press F8. You can also execute the script in the terminal and exit the editor by pressing Ctrl+Shift+F5.
You can also use the Debug menu to access these options.

Errors

Errors generated when running scripts will be shown in the error window. You can access it by clicking View \ Errors.
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