Start-Transcript Now Available in the PowerShell ISE in PowerShell v5

*Warning. This article was written using the September 2014 PowerShell v5 Preview*

Prior to PowerShell v5 it was not possible to use Start-Transcript in the PowerShell ISE, it could only be used in the standard PowerShell console. You would receive the error:

Start-Transcript : This host does not support transcription.

(There were alternatives to get round it , and here)

Now in PowerShell v5 it can be used natively:

Start-Transcript -Path C:\\Test\\Transcript.txt Get-Service Stop-Transcript


Run your commands (in this example just one, Get-Service). Then Stop-Transcript

Now view the transcript  file

notepad C:\\Test\\Transcript.txt