This is a part of an on-going blog series written by Adam Gordon. Each week, Adam will walk you through a PowerShell command, showing you when and how to use each one. This week, Adam covers Get-Clipboard.
When to use Get-Clipboard?
The Get-Clipboard cmdlet gets the contents of the clipboard as text. Multiple lines of text are returned as an array of strings similar to Get-Content.
Note: On Linux, this cmdlet requires the xclip utility to be in the path.
What version of PowerShell am I using?
Get the PowerShell Version from your machine:
This command shows you the PowerShell version information on your machine.
How to use Get-Clipboard?
Get the content of the clipboard and display it to the command-line:
Learn last week’s command: New-FileCatalog.
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