Two posts in one day should show you I’m excited about PowerShell.
I wanted to update the script from my last post to find my My Documents folder so if I hop to Vista I won’t get an error, and I found it slightly difficult to figure out how to use Environment.GetFolderPath because I got a lot of errors trying to use the Environment.SpecialFolder enumeration. It turns out if you pass the string value for the enumeration value you want, you get basically what you want:
$myDocs = $myDocs = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("MyDocuments") Set-Location $myDocs Set-Variable -name home -value $myDocs -force
Apparently, you can also use flags enumerations.
To access you enum you need to use a + as Specialfolder is a “subclass” of environment
to list the values :