Convert-Path

Convert a path from a Windows PowerShell path to a Windows PowerShell provider path.

Syntax
      Convert-Path [-path] string[] [-UseTransaction] [CommonParameters]

      Convert-Path [-literalPath] string[] [-UseTransaction] [CommonParameters]

key
   -Path path      The path to be converted

   -literalPath string
       The path to be converted. The value of -LiteralPath is used exactly
       as typed. No characters are interpreted as wildcards.
       If the path includes escape characters, enclose them in single quotes. 

   -UseTransaction
       Include the command in the active transaction.

   CommonParameters:
       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable,
       -OutBuffer -OutVariable.

Standard Aliases for Convert-Path: cvpa

Examples

Expand the current working directory:

PS C:\>convert-path ~

Convert a PowerShell provider path to a standard registry path:

PS C:\>convert-path HKLM:\software\microsoft
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT

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Related:

join-path - Combine a path and child-path
resolve-path - Resolves the wildcards in a path
split-path - Return part of a path.
test-path - Return true if the path exists, otherwise return false
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