VerbsData Fields

 

Updated: April 27, 2016

Applies To: Windows PowerShell

Namespace:   System.Management.Automation
Assembly:  System.Management.Automation (in System.Management.Automation.dll)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticBackup

Specifies an action that stores data by replicating it.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticCheckpoint

Specifies an action that creates a snapshot of the current state of the data or its configuration. For example, the Checkpoint-Computer cmdlet creates a system restore point on the local computer.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticCompare

Specifies an action that evaluates the data from one resource against the data from another resource. For example, the Compare-Object cmdlet compares two sets of objects.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticCompress

Specifies an action that compacts the data of a resource. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticConvert

Specifies an action that changes the data from one representation to another when the cmdlet supports bidirectional conversion, or the conversion between multiple data types. For example, the Convert-Path cmdlet converts a path from a Windows PowerShell path to a Windows PowerShell provider path.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticConvertFrom

Specifies an action that converts from one primary type of input (the noun name of the cmdlet) to one or more supported output types. For example, the ConvertFrom-Xml cmdlet applies an XSL transform style sheet to an XML document.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticConvertTo

Specifies an action that converts from one or more types of input to a primary output type (the noun name of the cmdlet). For example, the ConvertTo-Xml cmdlet creates an XML-based representation of an object.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticDismount

Specifies an action that detaches a named entity from a location.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticEdit

Specifies an action that modifies existing data by adding or removing content. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticExpand

Specifies an action that restores the data of a resource that has been compacted, to its original state. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticExport

Specifies an action that encapsulates the primary input into a persistent data store, such as a file, or an interchange format. For example, the Export-Csv cmdlet converts .NET Framework objects into a series of comma-separated value (CSV) variable-length strings and saves the strings in a CSV file.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticGroup

Specifies an action that arranges or associates one or more resources. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticImport

Specifies an action that creates a resource from data stored in a persistent data store (such as a file) or an interchange format. For example, the Import-Csv cmdlet converts object properties in a CSV file into CSV versions of the original objects.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticInitialize

Specifies an action that prepares a resource for use, and sets it to a default state.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticLimit

Specifies an action that applies constraints to a resource. For example, the Limit-EventLog cmdlet sets the event log properties that limit the size of the event log and the age of its entries.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticMerge

Specifies an action that creates a single resource from multiple resources.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticMount

Specifies an action that attaches a named entity to a location.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticOut

Specifies an action sends data out of the environment. For example, the Out-Printer cmdlet sends data to a printer, and the Out-File cmdlet sends output to a file.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticPublish

Specifies an action that makes a resource available to others. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticRestore

Specifies an action that sets a resource to a predefined state, such as a state set by Checkpoint. For example, the Restore-Computer cmdlet starts a system restore on the local computer.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticSave

Specifies an action that preserves data from loss. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticSync

Specifies an action that assures that two or more resources are in the same state. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticUnpublish

Specifies an action that makes a resource unavailable to others. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticUpdate

Specifies an action that brings a resource up-to-date to maintain its state, accuracy, conformance, or compliance. For example, the Update-FormatData cmdlet updates the formatting data in the current session.

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