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Switching Left Alt with Ctrl and CTRL Tab to Alt Tab

i've the following script to switch the left Alt and Ctrl Buttons on my Keyboard: LAlt::LCtrl LCtrl::LAlt Now I would like to be possible again to use alt / Tab for switching Application, but with ...
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Remapping Caps Lock and Ctrl in Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro doesn't work completely

I know there's lots online about swapping Caps Lock and Ctrl, including for Macs running Windows. However, I'm having a problem where, if I do that using AutoHotkey (running a native BootCamp ...
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How to nullify key temporarily when another key is pressed in AutoHotKey?

I am playing a rhythm game where you can bind two keys to hit one note (in my case LShift and LControl), however it will only register the note if it is being hit singularly. By that, I mean if I have ...
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Windows 8: Add German umlauts to US keyboard layout (maybe using AutoHotKey)

I just realized that the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator does not work anymore under Windows 8. I used it successfully under Windows 7 to create a custom keyboard layout on top of a US layout, where ...
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Assigning either Windows Key a new function (with or without autohotkey)

So, simply said, I want to use the right Windows Key as a push-to-talk button. There's a small twist to it: I'm using a StinkyBoard as my talking button, so I have my hands free to type or play a game ...
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Using AutoHotKey to remap keys

I recently purchased Rayman 2 from GOG.com. The game is old and thus does not give the option to remap keys, and I'd like to make them a little closer to what we're used to today. Here's a screenshot ...
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Hacker Typer style application for Windows

I need to do a bunch of screencasts that demonstrate some programming techniques. I already know what I'm going to type for each of them, and I'd like to minimize all the delays and awkwardness from ...
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115 views

how to disable key temporarily on command when another key is pressed

Im playing this game and I frequently use arrows but theres a sort of boost when the arrows aren't pressed while im pressing D, the game is extremely based off timing and coordination( I have the ...
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How to enable/disable keyboard by pressing a key

I already have this code that holds the mouse on the middle of the screen. and by pressing CTRL+F5 it disables the script. I would only like to add a part where when the script is on, the letters of ...
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AutoHotKey - Tool to suggest keystroke remappings?

I'm new to AutoHotKey, and would like to remap keystrokes globally. I've got some going fine, but don't seem to be able to figure out how to do remappings with the Windows (or Super) key in some ...
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121 views

Making Ctrl+Alt combinations available after switching the keys with Autohotkey

I want to switch Ctrl and Alt on my Windows installation, and I use Autohotkey to do it via the script: LCtrl::Alt LAlt::Ctrl This works most of time, but when I want to use a combined hotkey such ...
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522 views

AutoHotKey key-pressing script for a game

I have a little trouble with game Resident Evil 6 and need help. Well, I want that my script press buttons L and O at the same time whenever I press TAB. I tried to write such a script and the script ...
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How to use Windows key in Autohotkey as part of a macro

I have been using autohotkey on a terminal with 122 keys. I remapped the keys so that their original funky uses are now much closer to normal modern computers. I also mapped a scancode to Windows ...
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AutoHotkey disable Alt+Tab, Winkey, Ctrl+Alt+Delete for kiosk mode

I am booting a Windows 8 PC into Chrome with "--kiosk" added to the path so I have kiosk mode enabled. Now I need to disable every key that would allow the user to exit the kiosk mode. So far I have ...
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221 views

Make a key behave as a switch or a normal key based on how long it was kept pressed down, using AutoHotKey

I am currently using AutoHotKey to simulate the Happy Hacking Keyboard Pro 2 keys mapping on a Topre Realforce 89s. The script I created is available on github. I've used the Japanese key "muhenkan" ...
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Autohotkey: remap dead key+letter combination

I'm trying to use Autohotkey to map ´+a to something different than the á that is expected in my Spanish keyboard. This thread gives me the impression that it is not possible, but I'm just a ...
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Using Autohotkey for Emacs

I am using emacs in Cygwin and have used Autohotkey to re-map the lefthand 'Alt' key and the lefthand 'Windows' key to be (left)Ctrl and (left)Alt respectively. This means that an emacs sequence like ...
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How do I disable certain keys using a key in AutoHotkey?

I want the "End" key to block/lock certain keys like a,s,d,i,j,k,l. And when I click "End" again to unblock the same keys (a,s,d,i,j,k,l). How can I do this in Autohotkey? Can someone please tell me ...
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How to emulate numpad on a PC laptop?

Some programs use numpad keys for commands: for example to select all files in a folder in the FAR Manager you can just press the numpad *. Also in Windows one can, for example, type § by ...
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1answer
355 views

Is it possible to use AppsKey or other keys as modifier

Is it possible to use AppsKey (context menu key) or other keys as modifier using AutoHotKey program?
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1k views

Use trackball to scroll, zoom, etc

I've got a Logitech Marble Trackball (which is great, btw). By setting one of the extra buttons as a "middle" mouse button, when I click it, many apps (like browsers) will start "scrolling mode" so ...
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Alt and Windows key swap for MacBook

I want to be able to swap my cmd, or what would be my Windows' key with my alt key, using AutoHotKey, thus making it more like a real Windows machine. I am running Windows 7 64-bit.
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Can I send keystrokes to a specific application?

I have a multimedia keyboard with Play/Pause, Next, Previous, etc. buttons on it, and use Rhapsody for my music. There is an issue, however, where the program will not recognize (or OS will not pass) ...
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875 views

Debugging AHK (Auto Hot key) - how can I print out debug string in python script to console?

I wanted to debug AHK code that calls python script and batch file. I inserted "print SOMETHING" in the python script, but it doesn't seem that the result is not shown to the console. Is there a ...
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What to replace the Caps Lock key to? [closed]

I want to remap my Caps Lock key. I know how to do this, this is not a question about How, this is a question about What. I want to remap it to something useful, not just disable it. What could I ...
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How can I replace one key with another key in Autohotkey even in the middle of a word?

I just bumped into this site, so I decided to ask a question :) Please excuse me if I do something wrong... I have been using Autohotkey (AHK) for a long time but I still don't know how to do a ...
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Defining functions for the special keys on a keyboard in Windows 7 / XP

I hope I got a simple question right here for you: I have a new USB Keyboard with some special keys like "Home, Calculator, Browser, Back Forwared, etc.". When i plug it into a PC with Windows 7 it ...
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718 views

Keyboard key events repeating all the time (endlessly)

My notebook keyboard is repeating key events in Windows, every 2 seconds I get these 2 events: KeyDown (LButton OemClear 255) KeyUp (LButton OemClear 255) The pair of events keep firing and ...
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Swapping Function (Fn) and Control (Ctrl) Keys on Lenovo ThinkPad W500

I'd like to swap the Fn and Ctrl keys on my ThinkPad W500 (like many others! See: How can I switch the function and control keys on my laptop? and Intercepting the Fn key on laptops) Numerous folks ...
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AutoHotkey: problem assigning CAPS LOCK to ALT-TAB

Yesterday I asked how I could disable or reassign the infamous CAPS LOCK key. The accepted answer pointed me to AutoHotkey, a powerful free, open-source utility for Windows for automating key strokes ...