AutoHotkey (AHK) is a free, open-source macro-creation and automation software for Microsoft Windows that allows users to automate repetitive tasks. It is driven by a scripting language that was initially aimed at providing keyboard shortcuts, otherwise known as hotkeys, that over time evolved into ...

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Photoshop and Autohotkey, how to select the layer at mouse position

My code is: l:: Send v^{LButton}b return But it doesn't work. Basically I want to automate selecting a layer in photoshop at the mouse position. This requires: step 1 type v step 2 ctrl click step ...
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Display on screen the currently pressed keys (Windows) [on hold]

I am looking for a tool that would show on the screen which keys I am currently pressing. It should show all the keys pressed, and as soon as I release a key - it should dissapear. I have tried many ...
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AutoHotkey script for 'right click context menu' command [duplicate]

I am using a Macintosh keyboard on Windows and would like to create a hotkey so that I can turn ctrl and some other other button into the “right click context menu” button of non-mac keyboards. What ...
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How to map “shift” key to “shift” + “capslock” using AutoHotkey?

I’m using Vim, so I”ve remapped capslock to esc. But I still want capslock sometimes. So I’m wondering to remap shift to shift+capslock: When shift is used the normal way: Long press and release, it ...
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Is there a way to automatically quit two programs when battery is below certain level?

I'm setting up a new laptop with Windows 7 and I'm using Rainmeter to display system info in a sidebar (CPU, memory, GPU info etc). This needs MSI Afterburner running in the background to access GPU ...
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ALT + ESC I want to improve upon its functionality

Pressing ALT+TAB is very helping in navigating among open windows in the desktop of my windows 8.1 PC. NOTE 1: The menu that appears gives one the ability to navigate not only between open desktop ...
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How to use AHK to hold down the mouse click as long as I'm holding it?

Here is my code atm.. ; Create hotkey for the 'left' key left:: Click , 53, 486 return ; Create hotkey for the 'down' key down:: Click , 138, 613 return ; Create hotkey for the 'right' key right:: ...
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AutoHotkey Capslock::Ctrl doesn't work in some applications

I have the snippet Capslock::Ctrl in my autohotkey script that runs at system startup and my CapsLock is correctly turned into a Ctrl key, except for a few applications. If regedit or XYplorer are ...
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Seeking FFPLAY command for LIVE Decklink audio input to AVectorScope filters live on screen

My first superuser question. Using FFPlay or FFMPEG I'd like to be able to have visual monitoring of live audio (level meters, vectorscope) real-time on screen from a BlackMagicDesigns Decklink ...
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AHK IfWinActive with partial title

I would like to set a hotkey ONLY at the Contact dialog of Outlook 2013 to access directly to the "Notes" field Can someone help me out to have this script work? SetTitleMatchMode, RegEx ...
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Save Screenshots/clipboard contents to a word file automatically

I am trying to save the screenshots from snipping tool and copied text contents in Windows automatically to a MS word file specified. Basically I am logging all my test steps to a word file with ...
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remapping Win P “project to a connected screen”

I use autohotkey and I would like to remap Win-P that actually opens the right bar to select the way to project to a connected screen. Which would be the script to access "duplicate" screen (the ...
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rotate mouse & pen by 90 or 270 degrees

if i connect my digital pen to my windows 8 tablet with a micro usb adapter, the mouse orientation is rotated by 90 degrees in landscape mode, portrait orientation is fine the digital pen is ...
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Shift and number key issue

Wanted a simple script where MButton mapped to hitting the number row key 8 then holding RButton until released. $MButton:: SendInput {8} SendInput {RButton Down} return $MButton Up:: SendInput ...
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Select text until character found [duplicate]

I`d like to learn how I can select text like with +^{Left} until a specific character ("-" in this case) has been found. Thank you for your help.
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How to use AutoHotKey to make R-Control function as R-Win

I have a keyboard that doesn't have a R-Win key, but software that I use requires R-Win specifically for some keyboard shortcuts. I'm trying to remap the R-Ctrl key I never use to R-Win using ...
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How to change default browser to custom program/script (http-association) in Windows 8.1?

How do I change the default browser in Windows 8.1 to a custom program or script? I would like to change the association of the http-protocol to an AutoHotKey-Script (AHK), which opens the right ...
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PostMessage goes wrong if I press CTRL or SHIFT

HoldLeftClick(600, 400, 4000, WindowName) ; ( coord x, coord y, delay in ms, window name where to hold left click) HoldLeftClick(x, y, delay, Window) { PostMessage, 0x201, , ((y<<16)^x), , ...
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Autohotkey GroupActivate MRU behavior discrepancy, any way to fix?

Please check my small test script: ; script start prepare_group() !#r:: reload F9:: GroupActivate, regroup, R ; MRU behavior broken F12:: GroupActivate, clgroup, R ; This behavior is correct ...
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In AHK, how can I create a new Chrome browser window and activate it

I would like to create a new Chrome window with the following AutoHotKey script: #c:: Run, "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" "--profile-directory=Default",,,PID ...
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Autohotkey complete mapping of arrows

I have this code so far using autohotkey (.ahk) !k::SendInput,{UP} !j::SendInput,{LEFT} !æ::SendInput,{RIGHT} !l::SendInput,{DOWN} which correctly maps my arrow keys to j,k,l,æ accordingly. (æ is ...
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Make Sikuli run on a separate virtual screen

I'm using Sikuli to create scripts that run using screen captures. How could I make a sikuli script run in a separate virtual screen in order to be able to use my computer when a script is running? ...
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how to to set focus on a form entry in Outlook using autohotkey?

I would like to bind a key to jump to Outlook (2013) and set the focus on a specific entry field (Search People below): Right now I managed to do this by creating a People Search entry in the Quick ...
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Autohotkey, why does this Windows Explorer Backspace hotkey not trigger itself, even without a $ prefix

In this howtogeek post, there is a snippet like this, use Backspace to go up one folder level in Windows Explorer: #IfWinActive, ahk_class CabinetWClass ; Please run on Windows 7+ Backspace:: ...
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remapping DEL key with Right Alt

via Autohotkey I can remap many keys to be used in combination with Right Alt, but I cannot make it with the letter DEL RAlt & o:: Send {DEL} works for the first time but cannot be repeated ...
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Sync vertical scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader

I would like to be able to vertically scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader at the same time. I'd prefer to use the mouse wheel to do. i find this autohotkey code for ...
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Remapping key for a Samsung bluetooth keyboard [duplicate]

Just received a brand new Samsung bluetooth keyboard (EE-BT550NBEGSE) which works great but when connected to my laptop I'm really missing the Windows key-function. Instead, there's this "moving ...
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Autohotkey, use F1 as prefix key but do NOT block Ctrl+F1, Shift+F1 etc

Using the following statement, F1 & F9:: Msgbox, Got F1+F9 I can successfully use F1 as a prefix hotkey, quite a useful feature. However, I quickly find that Ctrl+F1, Shift+F1 etc lose their ...
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Autohotkey, how to dectect key release when that key is used as a prefix

I have a concise question with the script below: global Eme_Fn_idle := true F1 UP:: MsgBox, F1_up ; ★I wish to see this after pressing and releaseing F1+F9 Eme_Fn_idle = true return F1 ...
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Keyboard Hotkey/Macro Software [closed]

Im looking for a simple easy-to-use software, that can do the following for me: When I hold down spacebar, it actually taps it (click down, release, click down, release... etc.) And then stops when I ...
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Open TCP/IPv4 properties with Autohotkey

I have the following Autohotkey mapping to attempt to open the Open TCP/IPv4 properties: #w:: Run ::{7007acc7-3202-11d1-aad2-00805fc1270e},, max WinWaitActive, Network Connections Send ...
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Autohotkey watch folder for new file

I'm trying to watch a folder for new changes then execute key presses. Here's what I have so far: #j:: Loop 5 { Send ^!{c} ; watch and wait folder path until a new file is added Send ...
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Paste clipboard content into inputbox

is it possible to have a script paste clipboard content into an inputbox? I have had no success yet. Every time the inputbox pops up, it seems to interrupt the script and the code that`s supposed to ...
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Autohotkey, how to define window-version sensitive hotkey?

I try to define Win+1 to launch some application on Windows XP, but don't want such behavior on Win7+. How can I do that? The following snippet will cause Windows 7 to show "Trigger on Win 5.x" box ...
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Chrome hotkey to move horizontal bar to the very right

Whenever I open a small window in Chrome that has a horizontal bar I would like to have a keyboard shortcut to move that bar to the very right. How can I do that?
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AHK Anagram solver [closed]

I'm trying to make a "real time" anagram solver, but the only way I can think of is gonna take AGES to make. for example with the word tree: ::reet::tree ::eret::tree ::eert::tree ::teer::tree ...
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Autohotkey key sequence not detected (win-alt-enter) '#' and '!' getting ignored

I am trying to remap the MCE remote green button that sends win-alt-enter (confirmed same LWin, LAlt, and Enter being sent) to just the windows key (LWin is fine). I found #!Enter:: on several forums ...
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Autohotkey, possible to override ESC close Window? override close window only

Some application closes its window when user press ESC, and I'd like to have Autohotkey override that behavior, that is, leave the window there on ESC press. I tried something like this: ...
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Autohotkey, cycle through multiple matched window, is it possible?

I use the following autohotkey commands to bring EmEditor(a great text editor) to foreground. ^#1:: WinActivate, ahk_class EmEditorMainFrame3 However, when there are more than one EmEditor ...
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Move E-mails into specific folder using keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2010

I am looking for a way to move e-mails in Outlook to a specific folder. For example: Windows+M - Will automatically move highlighted messages into "FOLDERA" without any popups or anything. I ...
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AutoHotKey WinText to close certain window (error) when WinTitle is duplicated

I am trying to make an autohotkey script that automatically kills an error screen on a program (as it schedules a lot and it blocks all the scheduled items), but the error has the same title name as ...
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ahk script tweak for 2 instances

I’m trying to create two different hotkeys that launch two independent instances of an application. When the second one is open a “[2]” is added to the title of the Window, which is very useful to me. ...
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Autohotkey variable does not get expanded, simple but baffling

Please help check my Autohotkey(1.1.13.01) script: #!r:: Reload Sleep 1000 MsgBox, 4,, The script could not be reloaded. Open it for editing? IfMsgBox, Yes, Edit return global gg := 10 #!t:: MsgBox ...
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ahk WinMove not working in a faster machine

is it possible that in a faster machine AHK WinMove feature does not working and needs something else? I'm positive that the same script works in other slower computers, that means arrange my screens ...
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Open a Windows 8 app with AutoHotKey

I'd like to make an autohotkey script to open or minimize a Windows 8 app which plays music (depending on if it's already open or not). I've tried directly launching the modern app's .exe with ...
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How to remap Caps Lock to Ctrl using AutoHotKey for Cygwin only?

If there is a way to remap Caps Lock to Ctrl using AutoHotKey for Cygwin only in Windows 7? I can do it with the following script for all programs: Capslock::Control But how can make the key ...
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Autohotkey: How to get a command to act as a key?

Due to two keys being broken I want to be able to make the 'I' and 'O' to be mapped to a command, so for example mapping 'O' to ALT+P or something. Thanks (noob at autohotkey)
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Search color in specified area with AutoHotKey

I'm trying to make an AHK script and I need help with these points: Search on color within specified Area Auto click on specified color when detected on specified area Target a window in the ...
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windows 8 bind button to > and < mark

I am trying to rebind few buttons under windows 8.1 to get them working like they work under ubuntu. I have this layout on my laptop keyboard. I am trying to map , and . keys (1/2 buttons right from ...
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How can I override commands with autohotkeys

I want pressing the windows key and then the letter "l" to open a folder. I used autohotkeys to let me do it. When I do that command it locks my computer and then opens the folder. How can I use ...