Squadron – PowerShell Code Command

Observing the SharePoint Administrators, I found that they need a tool for examining problems with site/list/item objects & a PowerShell code to fix the problem.

As we already integrated Explorer with Properties in Squadron, I thought of easing their second step of using PowerShell code.

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Squadron is a Free SharePoint Administration tool available at www.sharepointcto.com.

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What does PowerShell Code button do?

You can see the PowerShell Code button in the Explorer add-in.

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The command is only available for:

1. Site Collection

2. Site

3. List

4. List Item

On clicking the command (button) you will get the PowerShell Code to point to the item.

For example, I am selecting the Site Collection object & clicking the button.

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You can see the code in above screen. The code can be directly pasted to a PowerShell Editor for execution or debugging.

You need to enter your custom code after the last line of generated code :) The generator helps in saving time skipping the plumbing work.

You can even launch PowerShell & PowerShell ISE using the buttons displayed.

Generate List Item Code

Both List & Library are internally Lists for SharePoint. So the list items & documents are the same List Item. You can select the item as shown below.

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Click the PowerShell Code button to generate code.

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You can launch the PowerShell ISE and paste the code there..

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This concludes our article on PowerShell code command in Explorer add-in.

References

http://bit.ly/10uiVpB

Summary

In this article we have explored a possible useful Add-in command option of Squadron. Please let me know about more functionality you need in Squadron.

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