Customization of the desktop using the AutoHotkey program.

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AHK build “central” of keyboard shortcuts

I would like to have a universal shortcut, either on the computer as a whole or just in some limited programs (like for example only when chrome is active). (PS. I use AHK language here, so ^ is ctrl ...
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Tab trigger action in certain program

What is wrong with this script? Here is the code and waht i try to accomplish TAB:: IfWinActive, MyLfeOrganized Send ^!{Right} return Where ^! is shift and alt key at the same time.
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How to type exactly in Excel sheet what I am typing in any other program using autohotkey?

I have to fill some information in some online forms as customer name, his address, his phone no and his father's name etc. I want that what I am filling in that online form should be automatically ...
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Allow Synaptics Touchpad Windows-Key Window Snapping

I was dying to find an easy way to do the Windows-Key + Arrow window snapping functions using the Synaptics touchpad on my Lenovo Yoga 11s. This would be perfect for 3/4 finger swipes left and right ...
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ctrl+tab in autohotkey moves two tabs forward instead of one in Pdf-x viewer

I have successfully assigned the shortcut control and tab to one single key to be used in different programs. It works perfectly in Internet Explorer and Firefox but it does not work in PDF_X viewer. ...
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How to use only alt+control combination as a hotkey replacement?

Since I have no "AppsKey" / "Menu Key" in my keyboard (which is very frustrating, Dell, in your Inspiron 7000 15 !!!), so I created this hotkey: LAlt & LWin:: Keywait, LWin Keywait, LAlt ...
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CM Devastator Keyboard - Turn On Backlight, Turn OFF Scroll Lock

So I recently purchased a CM Devastator keyboard, which has a LED backlight. The catch is, that the backlight is toggled with the ScrollLock key. So you have to have ScrollLock "On" in order to have ...
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AutoHotkey Script for repeating key in background chrome tab

So what I want to do is when I press on a key A/B L/R/U/D I want to send that keystroke both to whatever I'm working on as well as to this Pokemon yellow game. Here's the script so far: Left:: Send ...
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How to send cell by cell data from a excel (xslx) file by using single hotkey every time?

I am trying to send data from a excel file to some another file by using Loop (read file contents) command in autohotkey. But it is not working. As I made a script which is as follows: FileRead, ...
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Send Key in AutoHotKey without recursion

I want to override F1 but use SHIFT+F1 as F1 Okay what does this mean? I want to override F1 with my personal AHK command F1::Run C:\..\foo.exe But there are apps where I need the default F1 key. ...
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Disable right click in windows chrome

I am trying to run chrome in kiosk mode and disable right clicking. I'm using a autohotkey script on startup and my current script is below: #NoTrayIcon RButton::Return Run , C:\Program Files ...
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AHK ^{BS}:: gives an error

I want to execute this script in my program MyLifeOrganized since it's bug. Here is what I want to do: ^{Del}:: Send ^{Shift Down} Send {Left} Send {Shift Up} Send {Del} return What's wrong? It ...
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re-mapping media keys on a USB keyboard

Is it possible to re-map the media keys (volume, reload, etc) on a USB keyboard so that the order matches the one on my laptop? I want to re-map ONLY the ones on the USB keyboard. I've tried ...
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AHK - Google Chrome specific hot strings

I am trying to create Google Chrome specific hot strings. The problem is, that for some strange reason SetTitleMatchMode doesn't seem to working. Here is my example code: SetTitleMatchMode, 2 ...
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My Ctrl+Shift+T doesn't work. Maybe AHK's fault?

I started using AutoHotKey today. Now I found that I can't use Ctrl+Shift+T on chrome anymore. I don't know why. Is there any possibility that's my AHK's fault? BTW, the Ctrl + T is still working. I ...
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Copy (to clipboard) from table (list) in a program on Windows

I'm using a program (Comsol) that computes a formula entered into one cell in a table, and places the result into another cell. The first cell is editable, and I can copy from it to clipboard with ...
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AHK export txt to pdf

In notepad++ I want a way, using AHK, to quickly export it using pandoc from a txt to a pdf. I'm halfway though the code. It does not work. What I want to do is Go to Edit>Copy To ...
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How to remove focus from UI component that accepts text input?

Is there a shortcut that will remove focus of the windows pointer from a text editor ? This shortcut does not seem to be available ? Reason for this is that I'm using autohotkey and for some ...
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Adjust brightness with Autohotkey using micrsoft codes for HID

I know there are similar questions but I have done some investigation and have noticed that AutoHotkey works perfectly with Volume_Up and Volume_Down but I am surprised there is no similar command for ...
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How to make backspace key in Windows 8 Explorer get me to parent folder instead of going back in history? [revamped] [duplicate]

Posting the same question from another user, but for windows 8 instead. In Windows XP, Backspace (aka ←) key leads you to the parent folder, but in Windows 8 it just goes back in history. How do I ...
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How is it possible to emulate mouse wheel scrolling using the touch screen on Windows 8.1? I.e. remapping touch gestures to mouse events

I recently bought the Surface Pro 3 and noticed a very annoying problem concerning all applications that do not yet support touch input. For example: The note taking application "Evernote" does ...
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Autohotkey Having Hotkeys & Hotstrings

How do I allow the Hotstrings to be triggered by remapped hotkeys so they work in Autohotkey? r::Send e ::ee::by the way So that when I press rr on the keyboard it prints "by the way". Currently ...
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Modify hotkey to only fire when text area not in focus

Below script fires sublime text program when user types "sub" : :*:sub:: ; Run "C:\Program Files\Sublime Text 3\sublime_text.exe" return The issue is that it also fires as im typing text into a ...
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AutoHotkey: Bind one key to two modifier keys

My issue is deceivingly simple. I have this combination in my .ahk file: Capslock::Shift This works. If I hold down Capslock, it doesn't activate, but it does whatever Shift has to do, which is ...
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AutoHotkey to map Right Winkey and TAB to LWin and t

I changed keyboards. Now I have a right windows key but not left. Left work(ed)s for my simple script of #TAB send #t return this cycles through the windows on my taskbar. but it doesn't work ...
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AutoHotkey, don't get the solution

I really need your help. I trying to program an AutoHotkey script but I not quite getting a working solution. My current AutoHotkey script is: #IfWinActive Guild Wars 2 shift & 1:: Send, 1 sleep ...
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Hotkeyed speech-to-text in Windows?

I'm trying to create a hotkey that loads up speech to text like my phone. It would be incredibly convenient, I think. Any ideas, please?
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ssh login with key can't connect although go an ssh key

I have my 2 servers that I want to connect one to another with ssh. I am the user --> userA in serverA, and I have this config file in .ssh folder Host git HostName git.OURSITE.com ...
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Autohotkey use CapsLock key as modifier key

How might I use the CapsLock key as a modifier type key in autohotkey? For example currently I am currently doing the following: t=0 CapsLock::t:=!t #If t y::6 u::7 Ideally I would like to ...
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Disable Backspace as Nav in Chrome using AutoHotKey

I'm trying to use AutoHotKey to fix the backspace key in Chrome. My first attempt utilized the following solution from this question: #IfWinActive, ahk_class Chrome_WidgetWin_1 BackSpace::Send, ...
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Creating a keyboard command with AHK, no *else* statement

I want to have the same shortcut for tabs in my pdf reader as in my browser. With AHK I wrote: ^PgUp:: IfWinActive Foxit Reader Send {Ctrl down} Send {Shift down} Send Tab else return ...
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Autohotkey Directives

I get the following error when trying to create the following autohotkey. #If test Error: This line does not contain a recognized action. Why can't I use #If directives in autohotkey ...
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Autohotkey on a win8 tablet: three clicks for an action

I would love to use three clicks on my tablet to perform an action such as ^w (closing chrome windows). I have tried with "RapidHotkey" script but to no avail. I would greatly appreciate your help. ...
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Autohotkey - How to overwrite an existing hotkey, while remapping the original hotkey

I want to do a seemingly simple action but I'm having trouble figuring out how. I want to remap Ctrl+F -- which natively opens a 'find' window in the program I'm using -- but I want to create a new ...
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how can i edit this AHK script to make it toggle?

So I have this script (thanks is due to whoever): lctrl:: { toggle:=!toggle } [color=red]~[/color]lbutton:: { if toggle When holding Ctrl, it prevents the scripts from working. How do I ...
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Mapping Ctrl+w to Alt+w sends both Ctrl+Alt+w

I'm using Autohotkey to map Ctrl+w to Alt+w for Cloud9 to close inner tabs with Ctrl+w like usual instead of their Alt+w. I tried to use the following simple mapping ^w::!w But it sends Ctrl+Alt+w ...
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How is it possible to find user's keyboard layout change method?

I've written an AutoHotKey script which changes keyboard layout by pressing CapsLock. Pressing CapsLock simply emulates "LeftAlt down + Left Shift + LeftAlt Up" combination. It's obvious, that my ...
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Keyboard shortcut to jump out of text input box (i.e. to remove input focus)

I use autohotkey to perform a ctrl+home combo when I press my middle mouse button, with the result of jumping to the top of the webpage I'm on. This, however, breaks down if the cursor is inside a ...
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How would I play input from the mic through speaker while a key is pressed?

I like to play games with my headphones on, and it feels really weird to not hear myself when I speak. The V key is what I use to transmit, so is there an AutoHotkey script or other program to listen ...
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XP Right Click doesn't work for multiple selection

When I right click on a text file and select 'Open' it opens the file in notepad. But when I click multiple text files then select 'Open' nothing happens. Can someone help me on this? If it could be ...
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Copy, alt+tab, paste, alt+tab

I want to do a superpaste and wrote this in AHK. Is my code wrong? I get error on both scripts Script 1 ^!c:: Send Send {Ctrl Down}c{Ctrl Up} Sleep, 100 Send !Tab Sleep, 100 Send Send {Ctrl ...
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Autohotkey - Ctrl combination randomly deletes text as I type

My m key is broken, so I am using an autohotkey script to restore its functionality. m is set as Ctrl + , ^,:: send m Every once and a while, pressing this combination deletes everything that I am ...
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Scrolling horizontally in Adobe Reader using AutoHotkey

I want to use AutoHotkey to scroll a document horizontally in Adobe Reader X. Sending wheel messages (0x20e) does not work, nor does sending scroll messages (0x114). The only method I could find is to ...
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Easily type Unicode characters using AutoHotKey?

For example, I want to be able to type → (right arrow) using AutoHotKey's text replacement feature, and this is what my script looks like: ::|rarr::{ASC 2192} So when I type |rarr in my text editor ...
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ahk SetTitleMatchMode stopped working

Problems I had AHK set up on my computer, a few files (programmen.ahk and grammatik.ahk for example) in the same folder /ahk-script I might have installed some program, because the script does not ...
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Autohotkey for letter a + Enter key

I would like to know the script for replacing my Insert Key with the letter a and then Enter key. So if I press Insert, letter a should be typed and then the enter key.
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Get hotkey to type a random number as if I typed it on a keyboard on Windows?

In many cases I need to not just generate a list of random integers (which is easy), but to type random integers into various software. For example, to skip a random number of lines (1 to 100) in ...
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mintty with AutoHotKey

I'm using a simple AHK script to move windows around: NumpadEnd:: WinMove,A,, 50,730,1000,314 return This works great on everything, except mintty. It just completely ignores it. I have ...
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AutoHotKey - Hold a key down

I have an AutoHotKey script that should hit F3 when I hold down Ctrl, and hit F2 when I release Ctrl. My script currently: $ctrl:: Suspend, On Send, {F3} While (GetKeyState("Ctrl",P)) { } Send, {F2} ...
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on AHK how can I combine ALT+E+B into one hot key

Im having trouble creating this hotkey In my program I use, I want to press Alt and e and B in order to do a command but I want to combine all that into one hotkey how would I do that?I just don't ...