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hemichallenger

Not sure if this is possible or if someone has already tackled this. Is it possible to embed PowerShell into a GUI? Autoit is great for quick function but sometime I need to run a command thru PowerShell. It be great to have PowerShell console embedded into the gui.

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water

What exactly do you mean by "embed into the gui"? You want to display the results of a PowerShell script called by the AutoIt script in a GUI?


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hemichallenger

Embed a PowerShell window console inside a Autoit form.

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JLogan3o13

Are you talking about obtaining the output from Powershell, or actually embedding the ISE so you can run commands?


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iamtheky

If it is only sometimes to run commands through:  you could present literally any edit control (of course BGcolor of blue with leading characters of "PS " & @ScriptDir & ">") , capture the text and pass it to powershell.exe, and then present the data powershell returns in that edit control in any way you wish to format it along the way.

 

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hemichallenger

Actually embedding the ISE into the gui. 

I've tried it that way @iamtheky . The issue I ran into is my PS profile has to load all my custom functions each time I run a command. I could use the -noprofile with the PowerShell but some of the custom function i use in PS is what i would need access to. If its possible to embed the PS console I would only have to load the profile once. And I can quickly run a command.  

Would be great to fuse both Autoit automation functions with a PS console and use one tool. If it's not possible, no worries. 

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iamtheky

You could just run powershell -noexit when you fire up the GUI.  You can still want/prefer the ISE, but that first sentence cant be why; and either solution leaves a session open the whole time.

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,-. .--. ________ .-. .-. ,---. ,-. .-. .-. .-.
|(| / /\ \ |\ /| |__ __||| | | || .-' | |/ / \ \_/ )/
(_) / /__\ \ |(\ / | )| | | `-' | | `-. | | / __ \ (_)
| | | __ | (_)\/ | (_) | | .-. | | .-' | | \ |__| ) (
| | | | |)| | \ / | | | | | |)| | `--. | |) \ | |
`-' |_| (_) | |\/| | `-' /( (_)/( __.' |((_)-' /(_|
'-' '-' (__) (__) (_) (__)

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