More Integrated Scripting Environment Customization

You can add custom menus using $PSISE in the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment. Quite simply, you create a custom menu, assign it a scriptblock, and a keyboard shortcut. For example, lets say you wanted Ctrl-D to always run the dir (get-childitem) command.

You can use the CustomMenu class like so.

   1: $psIse.CustomMenu.Submenus.Add("_Dir", {dir}, "Ctrl+D")

In addition to the keyboard shortcut, you also get a menu as well.


Now when you hit Ctrl-D, it will run the dir command. All kinds of cool things are available within the editor with the new object model.

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