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Export-StartLayout

Exports the layout of the Start screen.
Export-StartLayout [-Path*] <String> [-InformationAction {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue | Inquire | Ignore |Suspend}] [-InformationVariable <System.String>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Export-StartLayout [-LiteralPath*] <String> [-InformationAction {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue | Inquire |Ignore | Suspend}] [-InformationVariable <System.String>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

The Export-StartLayout cmdlet exports the layout of the tiles on Start of the current user. You can export layout and use Import-StartLayout as well as other management policies for the Start layout. Specify the .xml file extension in the name of the file.

Parameters

-InformationAction [<System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference>]

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

-- SilentlyContinue-- Stop-- Continue-- Inquire-- Ignore-- Suspend

-InformationVariable [<System.String>]

Specifies a variable in which to store an information event message.

-LiteralPath <String>

  • This value is required

Specifies a literal path to a layout file. Include the file .xml file extension. This parameter does not accept the wildcard character (*). If the path includes an escape character (\), enclose the string in single quotes (').

-Path <String>

  • This value is required

Specifies an absolute path to a layout file.

-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is false

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is false

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Inputs
Enum
You can specify the following file format: -- XML. Export as an .xml file.
Examples
  1. Export the layout:
    PS C:\>  Export-StartLayout -Path "C:\Layouts\Marketing.xml"
    

    This command exports the layout of the tiles on Start to a file named Marketing.xml in the C:\Layouts folder.

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