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WildcardOptions Enumeration


Updated: April 27, 2016

Applies To: Windows PowerShell

Defines the options that are available to modify how wildcard patterns are matched.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

Public Enumeration WildcardOptions

Member nameDescription

Specifies that the wildcard pattern is compiled to an assembly. This yields faster execution but increases startup time.


Specifies culture-invariant matching.


Specifies case-insensitive matching.


Indicates that no special processing is required.

For more information about how a wildcard pattern is set, see WildcardPattern.

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