Powershell advanced function - boolean parameters


  • With cmdlets, there are often parameters that don't take a value.  They simply indicate an option, for example, -Verbose, or -Recurse.  My question is, how do we implement this in an advanced function?

    I have the following code.  I would like to just specify the 'Printout' parameter, without having to say $true or $false.  Here is my code so far: (it doesn't work as I want, I have to specifiy Print-Something -Printout $true)


    function Print-Something {
      begin {
      if ($printout) { Write-Host "Got parameter" }
      else {Write-Host "No parameter"}
    Print-Something -Printout


    [string](0..9|%{[char][int](32+("39826578840055658268").substring(($_*2),2))})-replace "\s{1}\b"
    • Edited by Bigteddy Tuesday, October 04, 2011 12:35 PM
    Tuesday, October 04, 2011 12:34 PM


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