In Bash, you can reverse search your history using Ctrl-R and start typing. Is there a similar feature in Windows PowerShell ISE?


The solution is to press #, type the partial match of the wanted command and complete by pressing tab.


To anyone visiting in May 2018 and beyond, Ctrl + R does work in Powershell now

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  • True for Powershell in Windows 10, in Windows 7 it does not work. And when using Windows PowerShell ISE Ctrl+R opens a new script editing window. Do you know how to do it there? – Michael S. May 24 '18 at 13:49

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