PowerShell and the clipboard

Here are two small clipboard functions for PowerShell. Get-ClipboardText gets the current text in the clipboard while Out-ClipboardText will send text to the clipboard.

Example of use:

# copy text to the clipboard
Get-Service | Select-Object -First 1 | Out-String | Out-ClipboardText
# get text from the clipboard

function Out-ClipboardText {
param (
[Parameter(ValueFromPipeline,Mandatory, Position = 0)]
[string] $Text
Add-Type AssemblyName 'PresentationCore'

function Get-ClipboardText{
Add-Type AssemblyName 'PresentationCore'
Write-Output ([System.Windows.Clipboard]::GetText())

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