Want a way to get a *lot* of info from your windows command – use -format-list switch

Discovered this upon my travails regards a file and looking to find out some information I couldn’t procure from viewing its properties within windows explorer.

The switch itself is available within powershell but is usable and just about every command you can think for me. For me it was especially useful in conjunction with

dir using the * at the end to append even more info.


As you can see from above the data gleamed is quite extensive so in terms of the breadth of commands out there the use cases for the command would be many



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