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.
Standard Aliases for Convert-Path: cvpa
Expand the current working directory, which is represented by a dot:
PS C:\> convert-path .
Expand the current users home directory and convert to upper case:
PS C:\> (convert-path ~).toUpper()
Convert a PowerShell provider path to a standard registry path:
PS C:\> convert-path HKLM:\software\microsoft
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Related PowerShell Cmdlets:
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.