For better readability it is convenient to split long commands over multiple lines.
In Windows PowerShell a multi-line command can be created from a long command by splitting it using the backquote character.
In this note i will show an example of how to split a long command over multiple lines in PowerShell.
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Multi-Line Command in PowerShell
A long command in PowerShell can be spitted over multiple lines by using a space followed by the backquote character, i.e.
For the example, lets say we want to split the following command over multiple lines:
PS C:\> keytool -list -v -keystore %JAVA_HOME%\jre\lib\security\cacerts
In PowerShell this command can be splitted as follows:
PS C:\> keytool -list ` -v ` -keystore %JAVA_HOME%\jre\lib\security\cacerts