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Format Parameters

 

The following table lists recommended names and functionality for parameters that are used to format or to generate data.

As

Data type: Keyword

Implement this parameter to specify the cmdlet output format. For example, possible values could be Text or Script.

Binary

Data type: SwitchParameter

Implement this parameter to indicate that the cmdlet handles binary values.

Encoding

Data type: Keyword

Implement this parameter to specify the type of encoding that is supported. For example, possible values could be ASCII, UTF8, Unicode, UTF7, BigEndianUnicode, Byte, and String.

NewLine

Data type: SwitchParameter

Implement this parameter so that the newline characters are supported when the parameter is specified.

ShortName

Data type: SwitchParameter

Implement this parameter so that short names are supported when the parameter is specified.

Width

Data type: Int32

Implement this parameter so that the user can specify the width of the output device.

Wrap

Data type: SwitchParameter

Implement this parameter so that text wrapping is supported when the parameter is specified.

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