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Setup a counter in powershell winform

Setup a counter in powershell winform

Setup a counter in powershell winform


I wrote this form as an example, it will show a winform with a label on it and it has a counter to auto close the form after 5 seconds.

´╗┐Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Windows.Forms
Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Drawing

$form = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Form
$form.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(345,150)
$form.StartPosition = 'CenterScreen'

$label = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Label
$label.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Point(40,42)
$label.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(300,20)

$Script:Timer = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Timer
$Timer.Interval = 1000

Function Timer_Tick()
If ($Script:CountDown -lt 0)
$Script:CountDown = 5


$Script:CountDown = 5
$Timer.Add_Tick({ Timer_Tick})

$Form.ShowDialog() | Out-Null


This is a script that shows a simple 5 seconds numerical counter.

for ($i = 1; $i -le 5; $i++ )
Write-Progress -Activity " " -Status "$i"
Start-Sleep -Milliseconds 1000


I need to put this all together, so this numerical counter shows up in the middle of the winform, bellow the label ...

Any help would be much appreciated.

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