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PowerShell v5.0 ConvertFrom-String Buddy - A GUI that helps you work with this new powerful cmdlet
#Requires -Version 5.0.9814.0
if(!($PSVersionTable.PSVersion.Major -ge 5 -and $PSVersionTable.PSVersion.Build -ge 9814)) {
"Sorry you need PSVersion 5.0.9814.0 or newer"
$psversiontable
return
}
Add-Type -AssemblyName presentationframework
$XAML=@'
<Window xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
WindowStartupLocation="CenterScreen"
Title="ConvertFrom-String Buddy" Height="650" Width="850">
<Grid >
<Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
<ColumnDefinition/>
<ColumnDefinition/>
</Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
<Grid.RowDefinitions>
<RowDefinition Height="42"/>
<RowDefinition/>
<RowDefinition/>
<RowDefinition Height="150"/>
</Grid.RowDefinitions>
<StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" Grid.Column="0" Margin="3">
<Button x:Name="btnClear" Content=" C_lear All " Grid.Row="0" Margin="3" Width="Auto" HorizontalAlignment="Left"/>
<Button x:Name="btnCopy" Content=" _Copy PowerShell Code " Margin="3" Width="Auto" HorizontalAlignment="Left"/>
</StackPanel>
<GroupBox Header=" _Data " Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="0" Margin="3">
<TextBox x:Name="Data" Margin="3"
FontFamily="Consolas"
FontSize="14"
AcceptsReturn="True"
AcceptsTab="True"
VerticalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"
HorizontalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"/>
</GroupBox>
<GroupBox Header=" _Template " Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="1" Margin="3">
<TextBox x:Name="Template" Margin="3"
FontFamily="Consolas"
FontSize="14"
AcceptsReturn="True"
AcceptsTab="True"
VerticalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"
HorizontalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"/>
</GroupBox>
<GroupBox Header=" _Result " Grid.Row="2" Grid.Column="0" Grid.ColumnSpan="2" Margin="3">
<TextBox x:Name="Result" Margin="3" IsReadOnly="True"
FontFamily="Consolas"
FontSize="14"
TextWrapping="Wrap"
VerticalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"
HorizontalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"/>
</GroupBox>
<GroupBox Header=" C_ode " Grid.Row="3" Grid.Column="0" Grid.ColumnSpan="2" Margin="3">
<TextBox x:Name="Code" Margin="3" IsReadOnly="True"
FontFamily="Consolas"
FontSize="14"
TextWrapping="Wrap"
VerticalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"
HorizontalScrollBarVisibility="Visible"/>
</GroupBox>
</Grid>
</Window>
'@
$Window = [Windows.Markup.XamlReader]::Load((New-Object System.Xml.XmlNodeReader ([xml]$XAML)))
$DataPane=$Window.FindName("Data")
$TemplatePane=$Window.FindName("Template")
$ResultPane=$Window.FindName("Result")
$CodePane=$Window.FindName("Code")
$ButtonCopy=$Window.FindName("btnCopy")
$ButtonClear=$Window.FindName("btnClear")
$DataPane.Text=@"
Aaron Crow,java clojure gcal
BAD ENTRY
Alvin Chyan,java ruby clojure
Artem Boytsov,flying southwest
REAL BAD ENTRY
Maverick Lou,java clojure jenkins
Vinnie Pepi,javascript ruby clojure
Will Lao,java ruby javascript clojure
"@
$TemplatePane.Text = @"
{First*:Aaron} {Last:Crow},{Skills:java cloj}
{First*:Alvin}
"@
function Export-Code {
if($ResultPane.Text.Trim().Length -eq 0) {return}
$CodePane.Text = @"
`$targetData = @'
$($DataPane.Text)
'@
`$TemplateContent = @'
$($TemplatePane.Text)
'@
`$targetData | ConvertFrom-String -TemplateContent `$TemplateContent
"@
}
function Invoke-CFS {
$ResultPane.Foreground="Black"
$ResultPane.Background="White"
$ResultPane.FontWeight="Normal"
$Error.Clear()
try {
$r=$DataPane.Text |
ConvertFrom-String -TemplateContent $TemplatePane.Text |
Select * -ExcludeProperty ExtentText |
Ft -A |
Out-String
} catch {
$ResultPane.Foreground="Red"
$ResultPane.Background="Blue"
$ResultPane.FontWeight="Bold"
$r=$Error[0]
}
$ResultPane.Text = $r #.Trim()
}
function Invoke-CFSGen {
Invoke-CFS
Export-Code
}
$ButtonCopy.Add_Click({$CodePane.Text|Clip})
$ButtonClear.Add_Click({
$CodePane.Text=$null
$TemplatePane.Text=$null
$ResultPane.Text=$null
$DataPane.Text=$null
})
$timer = New-Object System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherTimer
$timer.Interval = [timespan]"0:0:0.500"
$timer.Add_Tick({
Invoke-CFSGen
$timer.Stop()
})
$DataPane.Add_TextChanged({
$timer.Stop()
$timer.Start()
})
$TemplatePane.Add_TextChanged({
$timer.Stop()
$timer.Start()
})
Invoke-CFSGen
[void]$DataPane.Focus()
[void]$Window.ShowDialog()
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