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Sheet1 Page 1 TOPIC about_Script_Blocks SHORT DESCRIPTION Defines what a script block is and explains how to use script blocks in the Windows PowerShell programming language. LONG DESCRIPTION In the Windows PowerShell programming language, a script block is a collection of statements or expressions that can be used as a single unit. A script block can accept arguments and return values. Syntactically, a script block is a statement list in braces, as shown in the following syntax: {<statement list>} A script block returns the output of all the commands in the script block, either as a single object or as an array. Like functions, a script block can include parameters. Use the Param keyword to assign named parameters, as shown in the following syntax: { param ([type]$parameter1 [[type]$parameter2]) <statement list> } In a script block, unlike a function, you cannot specify parameters outside the braces. Like functions, script blocks can include the DynamicParam, Begin, Process,
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course BUS fin taught by Professor Fez during the Spring '10 term at Valparaiso.

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