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 Out-Null.
When to use Out-Null?
The Out-Null cmdlet sends its output to NULL, in effect, removing it from the pipeline and preventing the output to be displayed at the screen.
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How to use Out-Null?
Get-ChildItem | Out-Null
This command gets items in the current location/directory, but its output is not passed through the pipeline nor displayed at the command line.
This is useful for hiding output that you do not need.
Learn last week’s command: Remove-Module.
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