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ConvertTo-Markdown
<#
.Synopsis
Converts a PowerShell object to a Markdown table.
.EXAMPLE
$data | ConvertTo-Markdown
.EXAMPLE
ConvertTo-Markdown($data)
#>
Function ConvertTo-Markdown {
[CmdletBinding()]
[OutputType([string])]
Param (
[Parameter(
Mandatory = $true,
Position = 0,
ValueFromPipeline = $true
)]
[PSObject[]]$collection
)
Begin {
$items = @()
$columns = @{}
}
Process {
ForEach($item in $collection) {
$items += $item
$item.PSObject.Properties | %{
if(-not $columns.ContainsKey($_.Name) -or $columns[$_.Name] -lt $_.Value.ToString().Length) {
$columns[$_.Name] = $_.Value.ToString().Length
}
}
}
}
End {
ForEach($key in $($columns.Keys)) {
$columns[$key] = [Math]::Max($columns[$key], $key.Length)
}
$header = @()
ForEach($key in $columns.Keys) {
$header += ('{0,-' + $columns[$key] + '}') -f $key
}
$header -join ' | '
$separator = @()
ForEach($key in $columns.Keys) {
$separator += '-' * $columns[$key]
}
$separator -join ' | '
ForEach($item in $items) {
$values = @()
ForEach($key in $columns.Keys) {
$values += ('{0,-' + $columns[$key] + '}') -f $item.($key)
}
$values -join ' | '
}
}
}
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