Creating PowerShell Command Cheat Sheets (Part 3)

In the previous tip, we created cheat sheets for PowerShell commands and turned them into HTML reports that could be opened in a browser, and printed. That worked well, but the output page wasn’t very fancy. With just a few HTML styles, your command list is ready for prime-time, and you can use the technique in this example to “beautify” any other HTML table you may create from PowerShell using ConvertTo-Html:

# adjust the name of the module
# code will list all commands shipped by that module
# list of all modules: Get-Module -ListAvailable
$ModuleName = "PrintManagement"
$Title = "PowerShell Print Management Commands"
$OutFile = "$env:tempcommands.html"
$StyleSheet = @"
$Title

"@
$Header = "

$title

"
Get-Command -Module $moduleName | Get-Help | Select-Object -Property Name, Synopsis | ConvertTo-Html -Title $Title -Head $StyleSheet -PreContent $Header | Set-Content -Path $OutFile Invoke-Item -Path $OutFile

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