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I've seen a lot of info (here & elsewhere) about things you can get AutoHotKey to do with text once the user has selected it, but is there a way to have an AHK script select the text itself? I'm doing a script to enter text into web form fields, and I need the script to select any text that's already in the field & delete it. I've looked at ControlGet but that seems to only work in dialog boxes etc where you can get the name of the control, not web fields. Any ideas?

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Why not just send Ctrl+A, Del?

That is, Send ^a, {Del}, in AutoHotkey.

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"!a" is Shift+a. Ctrl+a is "^a". – Snark Jan 28 '10 at 21:38
@Snark - Oops, thanks. Edited. – Blorgbeard Jan 29 '10 at 1:00
Why not just send Ctrl+A, Del? Because the question was about Windows XP and XP edit controls did not support Ctrl+A. – Synetech 2 days ago

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