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I've defined a dynamic function in powershell, like this:

> function test { dir -r -fil *.vbproj | ft directory, name }

Then I can just type test and run that function, piping it to other commands, etc. Pretty handy.

Is there a way I can get the definition of the command? Can I echo out the code for my function test? (Without having to go back through my history to where I defined it?)

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For a function called test:

$function:test

Or if the function name contains a hyphen (eg. test-function):

${function:test-function}

Alternatively:

(Get-Command test).Definition
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(Get-Command Test).Definition

That is how I normally get definitions.

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