Updated: April 27, 2016
Applies To: Windows PowerShell
Assembly: System.Management.Automation (in System.Management.Automation.dll)
Checks to see whether the given string contains any wildcard characters.
Escape special chars, except for those specified in charsNotToEscape in a string by replacing them with their escape codes.
Create a new WildcardPattern, or return an already created one.
Determines whether the supplied string matches the wildcard pattern that is specified in the WildcardPattern.
Converts this wildcard pattern to a string that can be used as an operand on the right side of the LIKE operator of WQL. Introduced in Windows PowerShell 3.0.
For example: "a*" is converted to "a%".
Converts a string that has escaped characters to a string that includes the escaped characters in their unescaped form.