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Get-Variable - Powershell 1.0 CmdLet

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Get-Variable

Description
Get a powershell variable

Usage
Get-Variable [[-Name] String[] ]
         [-Include string] [-Exclude string] 
            [-valueOnly] [-scope string] [CommonParameters]

Options
-Name 
       The name of the variable(s), may be piped.

   -include string
       Retrieve only the specified items.
       Wildcards are permitted.

   -exclude string
       Omit the specified items. Wildcards are permitted.
	   
   -valueOnly
       Get only the value of the variable.
		
   -scope string
       The scope in which this alias is valid. 
       Valid values are "Global", "Local", "Private" or "Script", or a number 
       relative to the current scope ( 0 through the number of scopes, where 
       0 is the current scope and 1 is its parent). "Local" is the default.
       For more, type "get-help about_scope".

   CommonParameters:
       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutVariable.

Example(s)
Display variables with names that begin with var:

PS C:\>get-variable p*

Display only the values (compare with selecting the value property from the object):

PS C:\>get-variable p* -valueOnly
PS C:\>get-variable p* | select value

Display and sort variables that begin with either the letter 'S' or the letter 'P':

PS C:\>get-variable -include s*,p* | sort-object name