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Write-Color is a wrapper around Write-Host allowing you to create nice looking scripts, with colorized output.

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PSWriteColor - PowerShell module

Write-Color is a wrapper around Write-Host allowing you to create nice looking scripts, with colorized output. More information for this project at my Evotec website.

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ChangeLog

  • 1.0.1 - 2023.04.30

    • 🐛 Fixes UTF8 issue when publishing to PowerShell Gallery
  • 1.0.0 - 2023.04.23

    • 📃 Converted tabs to spaces in code (no difference in output)
    • 📃 Updated documentation
    • 💡 Added NoConsoleOutput to allow only writting to file, and skipping console output
    • 🐛 Removed throwing exceptions when couldn't write to file (Write-Warning will be triggered instead)
  • 0.87.3 - 2021.04.12

    • 💡 Disabled WhatIf functionality for Out-File which would prevent logging to file
    • 💡 Added LogRetry (2) to provide option to retry logging to file up to X number of times in case issue with saving to file occurs (race condition)
  • 0.87.2 - 2020.07.20

    • 📦 Added a space for LogTime and ShowTime
    • 📦 Signed module
  • 0.87.1 - 2020.06.19

    • 🐛 Resolves issue with nuget download (changed version from 0.87 to 0.87.1). As per link it requires version to be longer.
  • 0.87.0 - 2020.01.12

    • 🐛 Throw errors when can't save to file with LogFile. Before it would use Write-Output which could deliver unpredictable results

Quick install

Install-Module -Name "PSWriteColor" -Force

Examples

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# Example 1
Write-Color "[i] ", "Parameter in configuration of ", "EmailParameters.EmailFrom", " exists." -Color White, White, Green, White -ShowTime
Write-Color "[i] ", "Parameter in configuration of ", "EmailParameters.EmailTo", " exists." -Color White, White, Green, White -ShowTime
# Example 2
Write-Color "[i] ", "I will send email soon...", "Get ready.." -Color White
Write-Color "[i] ", "Sending email...." -Color White, White -NoNewLine
<#
    Do Something....
#>
if ($true) {
    Write-Color -Text "OK" -Color Green
}
# Example 3
Write-Color -Text "Red ", "Green ", "Yellow " -Color Red, Green, Yellow
Write-Color -Text "This is text in Green ",
"followed by red ",
"and then we have Magenta... ",
"isn't it fun? ",
"Here goes DarkCyan" -Color Green, Red, Magenta, White, DarkCyan
Write-Color -Text "This is text in Green ",
"followed by red ",
"and then we have Magenta... ",
"isn't it fun? ",
"Here goes DarkCyan" -Color Green, Red, Magenta, White, DarkCyan -StartTab 3 -LinesBefore 1 -LinesAfter 1
Write-Color "1. ", "Option 1" -Color Yellow, Green
Write-Color "2. ", "Option 2" -Color Yellow, Green
Write-Color "3. ", "Option 3" -Color Yellow, Green
Write-Color "4. ", "Option 4" -Color Yellow, Green
Write-Color "9. ", "Press 9 to exit" -Color Yellow, Gray -LinesBefore 1
Write-Color -LinesBefore 2 -Text "This little ", "message is ", "written to log ", "file as well." `
        -Color Yellow, White, Green, Red, Red -LogFile "C:\testing.txt" -TimeFormat "yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss"
Write-Color -Text "This can get ", "handy if ", "want to display things, and log actions to file ", "at the same time." `
        -Color Yellow, White, Green, Red, Red -LogFile "C:\testing.txt"
# Example 4 with backgrund colors and usage of aliases
Write-Color -T "My text", " is ", "all colorful" -C Yellow, Red, Green -B Green, Green, Yellow
Write-Color -T "My text", " is ", "all colorful" -C Yellow, Red, Green -B Red, Green, Green
# Example 5 with aliases
wc -t "my text" -C Red
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