get-help -showWindow omits information that is displayed with -detailed or -full - by johndog

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ID 789544 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 6/5/2013 6:58:41 AM
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Primary Feedback Item 1549114


get-help gci -ShowWindow shows less information than get-help gci -detailed, particularly on the -Include parameter.  The missing information happens to be critical to understanding the limitations of -Include and -Exclude.
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Posted by johndog on 9/8/2015 at 6:01 PM
This one is the more general problem, so I'd go the other way and make the -help bug a dupe of this one. I don't want to find out after -help is added that other things are still missing.
Posted by Joey [MSFT] on 9/8/2015 at 10:40 AM
Hi johndog,

Given that parameter help doesn't show up at all with -ShowWindow right now, I'm filing this as a dupe against:

Posted by johndog on 6/6/2013 at 4:12 PM
Also applies to Set-StrictMode. It seems to be that the formatter for -showWindow only renders the first "paragraph" of text.