VerbsCommon Class

Definition

Verbs that are commonly used in cmdlet names.

public static class VerbsCommon
Inheritance
VerbsCommon

Remarks

These verbs are recommended over their synonyms when used as the verb name for cmdlets.

Fields

Add

Synonyms: Add to, append or attach.

Clear

Remove all the elements or content of a container

Close

Change the state of a resource to make it inaccessible, unavailable, or unusable

Copy

Copy a resource to another name or another container

Enter

Enters a context

Exit

Exits a context

Find

Search for an object

Format

Formats an object for output.

Get

Get the contents/object/children/properties/relations/... of a resource

Hide

Remove from visibility

Join

Join - to unite so as to form one unit

Lock

Lock a resource.

Move

Move a resource

New

Create a new resource

Open

Change the state of a resource to make it accessible, available, or usable

Optimize

Increases the effectiveness of a resource

Pop

To restore a context saved by a Push operation

Push

To set as the current context, including the ability to reverse this action

Redo

Act on a resource again.

Remove

Remove a resource from a container

Rename

Give a resource a new name

Reset

Set/reset the contents/object/properties/relations... of a resource

Resize

Changes the size of a resource

Search

Get a reference to a resource or summary information about a resource by looking in a specified collection. Does not actually retrieve that resource.

Select

To take as a choice from among several; pick out

Set

Set the contents/object/properties/relations... of a resource

Show

Makes visible, or displays information. Combines get, format, and out verbs.

Skip

Pass from one resource or point to another while disregarding or omitting intervening resources or points

Split

Split an object into portions. parts or fragments

Step

Move to the next point or resource

Switch
Undo

Reverse an action or process.

Unlock

Unlock a resource.

Watch

Continually inspect a resource for changes