Efficiently Produce Comma-Separated Strings (Part 2)

by Jan 22, 2018

In the previous tip we showed how you can use the PowerShell command mode to easily create lists of quoted strings. This can be really useful for creating code, and saves a lot of typing.

Here is a function that can help in everyday PowerShell coding life:

function s+ { "'$($args -join "','")'" | Set-ClipBoard }

Next time you need a list of quoted strings in your code, simply type:

PS> s+ start stop pause end whatever
PS> 'start','stop','pause','end','whatever'

The quoted strings are then available in your clipboard, and you can paste them into your code wherever needed.

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