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Powershell Tools for Visual Studio 2012 (VSIX)


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Requires Visual Studio.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 4/24/2015.

Enhancements for Powershell in Visual Studio 2012 including: syntax highlighting with customizable fonts and colors; intellisense for variables, cmdlets and arguments; Powershell project templates; Powershell MSBuild project options; Breakpoint and breakpoint pane support; Stepping; Locals support; Call stack support; Data tips and testing.

To install Powershell Tools for Visual Studio 2012 (VSIX), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install poshtools-visualstudio2012

To upgrade Powershell Tools for Visual Studio 2012 (VSIX), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade poshtools-visualstudio2012


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  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    ## Template VirtualEngine.Build ChocolateyInstall.ps1 file for Visual Studio VSIX deployment
    Install-ChocolateyVsixPackage -PackageName 'PoshTools-VisualStudio2012' -Url '';

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  • Adam Driscoll


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