Enable-ExperimentalFeature

Enable an experimental feature on startup of new instance of PowerShell.

Syntax

Enable-ExperimentalFeature
      [-Name] <String[]>
      [-Scope <ConfigScope>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Enable-ExperimentalFeature cmdlet enables experimental features by adding the named experimental features to the powershell.config.json settings file read on PowerShell startup.

Note

Any changes to experimental feature state only takes effect on restart of PowerShell

Examples

Example 1: Enable an experimental feature

In this example, if this experimental feature was previously disabled, then the powershell.config.json file is updated for the user to enable that feature once PowerShell is restarted. Upon success nothing is output to the pipeline and only a warning message is displayed.

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WARNING: Enabling and disabling experimental features do not take effect until next start of PowerShell.

Parameters

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

The name or names of the experimental features to enable.

Type:String[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Scope

Determines which powershell.config.json to update whether it affects all users or just the current user.

Type:ConfigScope
Accepted values:AllUsers, CurrentUser
Position:Named
Default value:CurrentUser
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

ExperimentalFeature

Pipe instances of ExperimentalFeature from Get-ExperimentalFeature cmdlet to enable.

Outputs

None

This cmdlet does not return any output.

Notes

Changes to state of an experimental feature only take effect on restart of PowerShell.