Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Powershell Script - ConvertTo-HtmlTable - making pretty html formatted tables for reports and emails.

Here's a nifty utility function I built long ago that really makes emailing reports or rendering web reports easy as pie (cake is a lie). You can even change the font color, background color, border color, border width, and cell padding around the text.

Here's a little example which displays the current directory contents and opens up your browser for you after the report's finished.

dir . | select Name,Length,Mode,LastWritetime | ConvertTo-HtmlTable | Set-Content .\test.html
Invoke-Item .\test.html

And the output in your browser:

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