Is it possible to have help on powershellISE for objects like "system.directoryServices.*" ?


when i'm working on powershell ISE and i press F1 on the object "System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher"
on the following line
$search = new-Object System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher($ldapQuery)

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the console get the line :
get-help "System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry" -ShowWindow

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but nothing appear, i receive an error message : "Get-Help could not find System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry in a help file...."

if i start powershellISE as administrator nothing change.

my Questions:
is it possible to have help for such libraries in powershell ISE ?
if not how can i have help for such objects ?  for instance : i'd like to know what params they accept.

thank you.

Erwin PombettAsked:
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Jason CrawfordTransport NinjaCommented:
I've always just used MSDN:

You could always try running Update-Help, but I don't think it includes .NET.
FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
Jason CrawfordTransport NinjaCommented:
Ultimately the best option is the ActiveDirectory module for PowerShell:
Get-Help doesn't work with objects, only commands, built-in topics, or scripts.

I think what you may be looking for is Get-Member (the alias is "gm").  Use that if you're looking to explore what properties and methods are available for an object type.  For example:
$search = New-Object System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher
$search | gm

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Learning to use that will help you a lot as you work with different .Net types.

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