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01Mar/17

How To Tell If The Verbose Parameter Of A Function Is From [CmdletBinding()] Or Manually Added

Pardon the long title. I had a task recently to go through a big folder full of scripts written by random people with equally random skill levels. Lots of the scripts had a -Verbose parameter, but they weren’t all done correctly.

Some scripts correctly included the [CmdletBinding()] line above the param() block. Some just had a [Switch]$Verbose parameter (wrong). Others had both (double wrong, script won’t even run).

Consider the following three functions, which illustrate the three categories I was dealing with.

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