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Set-PSUObjectType

SYNOPSIS

Tries to convert an object from one type of another.

SYNTAX

String (Default)

Set-PSUObjectType [-InputObject <Object>] [[-TypeName] <String>] [-EnableException] [<CommonParameters>]

Type

Set-PSUObjectType [-InputObject <Object>] [-Type <Type>] [-EnableException] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Tries to convert an object from one type of another.

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

"01", "02", "03", "42" | Set-PSUObjectType "int"

Tries to convert strings with numeric values into pure integers (hint: This will probably succeede).

PARAMETERS

-InputObject

The objects to convert.

Type: Object
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

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

-Type

ParSet: Type The type to cast to.

Type: Type
Parameter Sets: Type
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-TypeName

ParSet: String The type to cast to.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: String
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-EnableException

Replaces user friendly yellow warnings with bloody red exceptions of doom! Use this if you want the function to throw terminating errors you want to catch.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
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).

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NOTES