Maximizing Your PowerShell: Discovering Console Width

In today’s exploration of PowerShell’s capabilities, we dive into a simple yet powerful script: determining the console window’s width. This handy piece of code is not just about understanding the dimensions of your console; it’s about optimizing your environment for better readability and output management.

The Script: Utility – Get Console Width in Characters.ps1

# Script Name: Utility - Get Console Width in Characters.ps1
# Author: Wesley Ellis
# Date: 2023-03-15
# Description: Displays the current width of the console window in characters.

$consoleWidth = $Host.UI.RawUI.WindowSize.Width
Write-Host "Console width is $consoleWidth characters." -ForegroundColor Cyan

Whether you’re formatting output, designing user interfaces, or simply curious about your workspace, this script offers a glimpse into the customizable nature of PowerShell. Stay tuned for more insights and tips to elevate your scripting game.


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