Powershell - ForEach-Object Cmdlet


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Cmdlet

ForEach-Object cmdlet can be used to perform operations on each object of a collection of objects.

In these examples, we're see the ForEach-Object cmdlet in action.

Example 1

In this example, we'll divide integer in an array. We'll refer to each object using $_.

1000,2000,3000 | ForEach-Object -Process {$_/1000}

Output

You can see following output in PowerShell console.

1
2
3        

Example 2

Get the names of the items in current directory.

In this example, we'll split powershell module names.

"Microsoft.PowerShell.Core", "Microsoft.PowerShell.Host" | ForEach-Object {$_.Split(".")}

Output

You can see following output in PowerShell console.

Microsoft
PowerShell
Core
Microsoft
PowerShell
Host
powershell_advanced_cmdlets.htm
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