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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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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friends kindly help in modifying this script in autohotkey [on hold]

friends i have this gui script kindly help me modifying this script- f1:: Gui, Add, Edit, x372 y-10 w0 h0 , Edit Gui, Add, Edit, x22 y10 w400 h30 , customer name Gui, Add, Edit, x22 y50 w400 h30 , ...
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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 ...
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batch file to run two application and when 1st app closed, other will be close too

Its a game called SubwaySurfer for pc, to run it through your keyboard we need to set autohotkey, what I need is when user click to play a game the autohotkey file will be run too, and when the game ...
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I wish to make a simple software using autohotkey. Kindly help me [on hold]

Dear Friends I am a great fan of autohotkey and I use it a lot in my office work. I work in a company where I have to fill forms. I wish a simple software in which there should be fields like customer ...
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AutoHotkey - Flip a square area horizontally (only flip a square area inside my screen)

Is it possible to get a square area flipped horizontally, I know this is kinda rare task, but its important, I guess the only way to achieve this is via Autohotkey, so, hope you could help me, thanks ...
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Force Windows 8 to use touchpad as single-button?

I have an Asus V551L laptop with Windows 8. It's a great, medium-grade laptop, but the touchpad is driving me nuts. I'm constantly accidentally triggering right-clicks, since the touchpad doesn't ...
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autohotkey KeyWait, intercepting pressed key

I'm writing an autohotkey script to type spanish/portuguese symbols like á,ã,à. a:: KeyWait, a, U KeyWait, a, D T0.1 if ErrorLevel { Suspend, on sendinput, a Suspend, off return } ...
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autohotkey - controlsend - need help as a noobie

i want my script to send keystrokes to a minimized or background window. i know for experinced people this is like a piece of cake, but for me it s a real pain. i have a couple of problems; -the ...
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How to remap Enter as a right control modifier in Win 8.1?

I did this with keyRemap4macbook on OSX. Enter alone works as Enter but Enter+Key becomes Ctrl+Key. How do I do this in Windows?
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How to make a custom key modifier?

Im trying to create a script that will make the Left mouse button press the tilde key (`) while (x) is being held down and return to left clicking once i release the (x) button
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Remap Mouse Wheel to Click/Key when other Key pressed down

I'm trying to remap my Mouse Wheel Up to send Click or Key while another key is pressed down. Example: Shift is pressed down => Scrolling Up sends Click, Shift is not pressed down => Scrolling Up ...
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Mac Trackpad + Wireless Trackpad and natural scrolling in Visual Studio

I got used to natural scrolling on OSX, and I'd like to enjoy the same in Windows (using Bootcamp; of course it already works under Parallels) I have a partial solution working, which is using ...
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How to lock screen from command line in Windows 8.1

The following command is mentioned around other places: rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation or C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation but I couldn't make the command ...
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Getting RegEx Code for File Name Change

Good Day Please help to find the right RegEx or other code for changing file name. Many subtitle files I have unnecessary character. I need to rename in my expectation format. Here the example Raw ...
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Mark which cell data has been sent from a csv file in AutoHotKey

I have a script by which I can send cell by cell data to another file by single hot key. As the script is as follows- FileRead, fileData, D:\DATAFILE.csv lineindex := 1 f1:: Loop, Parse, ...
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Automatically set Firefox windows position and size with AHK

I want a script that automatically sets a position/size for each new window I open on Firefox, since I hate how when you open a new windows it's position is relative to the last window of the program ...
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How to use the ctrl ^ key with autohotkey

thank you all in advance. I am trying to send a hotkey, which is user defined and save in an ini file, to a game. The ini file is working as intended, and the hotkeys are being returned correct. ...
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Google Chrome update seems to have broken my AutoHotKey scripts to expand text and automate other tasks

A restart of Chrome, this morning, seems to have 'broken' my autohotkey scripts to expand text messages and automate repetitive button pressing sequences. I edit Waze maps and take part in various ...
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How to bind DualShock 4 controller buttons to keyboard keys using AutoHotKey or similar?

Recently I bought a DualShock 4 controller (for Playstation 4 originally) and connected it to my PC using a third-party application called something like DS4Windows or DS to XInput Mapper. The scripts ...
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How to speed up the “Agent Ransack” main functionality

This question is related with similar problem, in other search type app. (http://superuser.com/questions/830525/how-to-speed-up-the-search-everything-main-functionality) The "Agent Ransack" is a very ...
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How to speed up the “Search Everything” main functionality

The "Search Everything" (http://www.voidtools.com/) is a fantastic free software, but it lacks a very basic thing, which is to "Search within the current path". Currently, if you wanted to search for ...
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How to replace letter keys, say v using autohotkey?

One of the letters on my keyboard, v is not working and since I am on windows 7, tried using autohotkey to replace this letter with another key combination like win+c or alt+c. But that is somehow ...
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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 ...