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Select-PSUObjectSample

SYNOPSIS

Used to only pick a sample from the objects passed to the function.

SYNTAX

Select-PSUObjectSample -InputObject <Object> [[-Skip] <Int32>] [[-Number] <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Used to only pick a sample from the objects passed to the function.

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

Get-ChildItem | Select-PSUObjectSample -Skip 1 -Number 3

Scans the current directory, skips the first returned object, then passes through the next three objects and skips the rest.

EXAMPLE 2

dir | s 3 1

Same as the previous example, only this time using aliases and positional binding. Scans the current directory, skips the first returned object, then passes through the next three objects and skips the rest.

PARAMETERS

-InputObject

The objects to pick a sample from.

Type: Object
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Skip

How many objects to skip.

Type: Int32
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 2
Default value: 0
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Number

How many objects to pick Use a negative number to pick the last X items instead.

Type: Int32
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 1
Default value: 1
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

NOTES