This module enables "Open here" shortcuts functionality for various shells like Windows PowerShell, Command line, Windows Terminal.

Minimum PowerShell version

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Install-Module -Name OpenHere

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Radek Zahradník Ph.D.


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Package Details



WindowsPowerShell OpenHere Open Here Shortcut CMD WindowsTerminal


Set-OpenHereShortcut Remove-OpenHereShortcut


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

v3.0.0: (2020-05-06)
- New: Support for PowerShell Core 7 RTM x64 (or any x64 major version).
- New: Support for WSL/Bash.
- New: User is noticed at the beginning of shortcut configuration.
- Changed: Shell shortcut icons can be derived from shells' EXE binaries.
- Fixed: Windows Terminal shortcut to paths with '[' or ']' characters.

v2.0.5: (2020-03-01)
- Manifest description update.

v2.0.4: (2020-02-27)
- A workaround for Windows Terminal open here shortcut when RMB on directory/drive letter has been added.
- From this version, both Windows Terminal Open here shortcuts use Windows PowerShell for a correct startup.

v2.0.3: (2020-02-24)
- A workaround for Windows Terminal open here as admin has been added.

v2.0.2: (2020-02-23)
- Terminal was renamed to Windows Terminal to respect the official name.
- Enum value Terminal was changed to WindowsTerminal to respect the official name.

v2.0.1: (2020-02-23)
- Manifest update fix.

v2.0.0: (2020-02-23)
- Support for Microsoft Terminal.
- Support for MS Command Prompt
- Function refactoring into general implementation.
- Function renaming.
- Function example extension.
- Function parameters documentation has been extended.
- General documentation update.

v1.0.4: (2020-02-20)
- Fix of relelease notes.

v1.0.3: (2020-02-20)
- Documentation update.

v1.0.2: (2020-02-20)
- Support of shell type for icon provider.

v1.0.1: (2020-02-20)
- Fixing minimal PowerShell version from 1.x to 5.0.

v1.0.0: (2020-02-20)
- Initial release
- Implementation for Windows PowerShell shortcut.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
3.0.0 (current version) 1,782 5/6/2020
2.0.5 510 3/1/2020
2.0.4 40 2/27/2020
2.0.3 49 2/24/2020