Powershell - Read-Host Cmdlet


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Cmdlet

Read-Host cmdlet is used to read from the console.

In these example, we're see the Read-Host cmdlet in action.

Example

In this example, we'll ask the user to pass an input and read the input into a variable.

$choice = Read-Host "Please put your choice"

Powershell will show a popup to enter the value. Once you enter the value, it is saved in $choice variable. Now print the variable.

$choice

Output

You can see the value of variable.

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