Rehash: Playing with Window Size

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/timid/archive/2011/06/23/playing-with-window-size.aspx gave the core magic for messing with the console window size.  Since then, I’ve seen functions that allow the user to set it to arbitrary values, but I found myself wanting to grow and shrink the window size by some specified delta, e.g. +10 columns, when generating the ‘test pattern’ from yesterdays’ post.  Why…

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Nicely Wrapping a Line of text to STDOUT

In case you didn’t know, $host gives data about the scripting host, including the window containing the script’s output.  This in turn gives us the width of the window: $Host.UI.RawUI.WindowSize.Width From there, we can function Break-Line {     # synopsis::     # [-help]     #     # Description::     # Inserts linefeeds into strings read from STDIN…

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