How to display the result of a function?

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    I know how to invoke a function, but how do I display the function result on screen?

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    Whatever the function writes to the pipeline, by using Write-Output, will be returned as the result of the function. If nothing else is capturing that result, then it will display on the screen.

    Functions are a kind of PowerShell command, and can work very similarly to a cmdlet. So basically, you just run the function.

    function test {
      write-output "Hello"

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