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Autohotkey : Unable to map RCtrl + Rshift + Tab : Getting syntax error

I'm a new Autohotkey user. I'm trying to remap keys for use with Outlook. RCtrl & Tab:: WinGet, Active_ID, ID, A WinGet, Active_Process, ProcessName, ahk_id %Active_ID% if (Active_Process = ...
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How to setup a Ubuntu custom shortcut for “goto selection”

On Windows, I set up a Autohotkey shortcut in a way that the selected text was sent to the OS for execution. If it's a http hyperlink, default browser is launched. If it's a file path, file explorer ...
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What Windows shortcuts should be blocked on a kiosk-mode PC

Assume a normal Windows 7 PC and a custom application running in kiosk mode. It's not possible to quit the application without a password. Now I want to block all Windows 7 key combinations which ...
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28 views

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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autohot key help WIN key and Left/Right Arrows

I'm trying to make a autohotkey scrip that would do the following sequence once I press [Win] + Space: [Win] + E --> To open an explorer window [Win] + [Left] --> to put it on the left of the screen ...
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Simple suspend script for AutoHotKey

I need a simple script, that change the "calculator" key of my microsoft 600 keyboard to a "Suspend (sleep)" functionality.
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39 views

reverse ctrl+v and shift+ctrl+v

I want to reverse ctrl+v and shift+ctrl+v only when I'm in evernote. I'd prefer to use AHK for this. But I don't know how to do it. The reason for this it that I use evernote, and want paste as plain ...
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111 views

Create a hotkey /keyboard shortcut to close the Notepad++ Find Results window

I have always wished that Notepad++ had a keyboard shortcut for closing the Find Results pane / window that appears when I do one of the following: Find All in All Opened Documents Find All in ...
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1answer
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#IfWinActive not work properly with other shortcuts

I am trying to use the following code in autohotkey. SetTitleMatchMode, 2 ; So that we can partial match window title ; Fix MRU in NetBeans #IfWinActive, NetBeans IDE { ; CTRL+TAB ...
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autohotkey - rebind windows curly brackets to be like OSX

Grown accustomed to the key mappings in OSX, and now im on Windows for the time being. I want to bind so Left Shift + Right Alt(Option) + 8 do a {, and Left Shift + Right Alt(Option) + 9 do a }, using ...
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Open link at cursor position with keyboard shortcut

I'm using a rich web application that replaces my browser's right-click context menu with a menu of custom options. I want to be able to open a link in a new tab and right-click doesn't work for the ...
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1answer
115 views

Use Right Ctrl + Right Alt combination in AutoHotKey

I am trying to create three key combinations in AutoHotKey. They are A) Right Alt replaced by Right Click B) Right Ctrl replaced by Left Click C) Right Ctrl + Right Alt replaced by Shift ...
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1answer
45 views

Using Autohotkey to interchange Alt and Cmd keys on Apple keyboard

I'm doing it right now. Everything works, except one little annoyance: when I press "Win+L" combo to lock PC, the "Win" key remains pressed until I hit it again. The same situation after I enter the ...
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1answer
290 views

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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101 views

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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1answer
543 views

Autohotkey + Windows 8.1 + WInKey shortcuts --> Causes the Start Screen to pop up

I have a AHK script with many shortcuts that I have been using for years now. Most of them are based on the winkey, for example: ; visual studio visualStudio = ahk_class ...
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1answer
91 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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136 views

How to make the key combination “win” + “.” send the instruction to media_next?

How do I make the key combination Win + . send the instruction to media_next? I have tried writing in several different ways but I always get a script error. My objective is to press the keys Win ...
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2answers
111 views

AutoHotkey with Outlook (move email)

I'm trying to set up a shortcut so that I can easily move emails to my "Actioned" folder from my inbox. I've set this up as a Quick Action in Outlook, but the key combination is limited to a very ...
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1answer
74 views

Shortcut for “Next” window in Windows 8(or 7 or XP)

I want to have a shortcut for next window in the open windows. And I do know about Alt+Tab and that's not what I want. Alt+Tab will cycle between 2 windows. Alt+Tab+Tab will cycle between 3 windows ...
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1answer
84 views

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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1answer
110 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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1answer
327 views

Language-independent keyboard shortcut to create a new text file

I need a locale-independent solution to create a new text file with a keyboard shortcut in Windows 7. I've tried AutoHotkey to create shortcut in Windows 7 for text file creation in current window of ...
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1answer
78 views

How do I remap Shift+Space+Lbutton to Alt+Rbutton with AutoHotkey?

I'm trying to remap a software shortcut, namely ShiftSpaceLbutton to AltRbutton. I tried this: +SpaceLbutton::!Rbutton I want to do a hold down and release.
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1k views

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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1answer
122 views

Map Page Up, Page Down and Num Lock just for Excel with Autohotkey

I would like to map these keys to the corresponding text: Page Up ( Page Down ) Num Lock = I want to do this with Autohotkey but I'm having a hard time figuring out the script. I also only want ...
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69 views

What key combinations are really convenient and not reserved by most programs (i.e., suitable for binds)? [closed]

I don't like 3-key combinations; two is the max. I've tried using numpad but my hand is almost never on that side of the KB, so I think I'll shift to the left side. I know that I don't want to ...
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1answer
187 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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1answer
228 views

Shortcut for toggling the space bar's function

I'm trying to make an AutoHotkey script for making Ctrl+Space toggle the space bar's function. The default function is space. When Ctrl+Space is pressed, the function changes to em space. Search em ...
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1answer
1k views

Remap Caps Lock in Windows (escape *and* control) [duplicate]

There's plenty of utilities that remap keys, but I can't seem to find a very specific feature: I want to have caps lock act as the control modifier key when held down, but as escape when pressed on ...
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Disabling Function Keys in Windows 8 with Autohotkey

I would need to use Autohotkey to disable Function keys ( F1 -F12 ) on my Lenovo ideapad u310, running a Windows 8. I need this in order to use the F1-F12 in applications such as Ableton Live. ...
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1answer
998 views

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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2answers
586 views

How to quickly assign keyboard shortcuts to launch your favorite applications using autohotkey

In Windows (XP, 7, 8) how do you quickly assign keyboard shortcuts to launch your favorite applications using autohotkey when the application is active. In Keyboard utilities, you can launch your ...
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1answer
778 views

Using AutoHotkey, how to send a series of key combinations, by pressing one key

I want to send ctrl+End, ctrl+shift+home, ctrl+c when I press w, I am using this combination to copy all the text (ctrl+a ctrl+c does not work in the application I am using). This script is not ...
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1answer
429 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open a mounted TrueCrypt container?

Problem I would like to open a mounted TrueCrypt container with a keyboard shortcut. Currently, I'm opening it by double-clicking the volume. See screenshot above. Instead of using the mouse, I'd ...
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1answer
427 views

How do you map a solo press of a modifier key to its own function or mapping on Windows?

Today on hacker news there was a clever article on custom shortcut keys. The author talks about a technique for remapping a modifier key such as CTRL to ESC if CTRL were pressed without a modifier. ...
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1answer
558 views

When caps lock is pressed, space bar returns underscore

Basically, what I'm looking for is: when CapsLock is on I want Space to return _ and I want Shift + Space to return . Detail: This is kind of a continuation of this question I asked about the ...
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3answers
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Enable/Disable a network adapter with a keyboard shortcut

I started out trying to use a shortcut to display the Local Area Connection Status window on my desktop by creating a shortcut and assigning it Ctrl+, (comma). Windows didn't like that, so it added ...
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2answers
557 views

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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1answer
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How to disable windows 7 keyboard shortcut for moving active window?

Before windows 7, I was using an autohotkey script to positioning windows. Now, windows 7 has Win+Up/Down/Left/Right for moving the active window. There are few reasons I want to disable the built-in ...
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1answer
116 views

Custom shortcut that maps to a command in the context menu of Chrome

How can I define a new keyboard shortcut with Autohotkey that will map to a certain command which resides in the context menu of Chrome? The command that I want to invoke belongs to a plugin, called ...
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1answer
116 views

How can I add hotkeys mapped to items of the context (right-click) menu of several different web browsers?

I do web development, and need to switch between coding and refreshing the browser. The webapp I'm working on uses frames, so hitting F5 won't work, as I need to refresh a specific frame in the ...
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2answers
3k views

How do I copy without formatting with Ctrl+Alt+C in AutoHotkey?

I'm trying to use AutoHotkey to define a keyboard shortcut such that if I press these three keys simultaneously: Ctrl+Alt+c, AutoHotkey would copy the selected text without formatting to the ...
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381 views

How do I show the user's initials and timestamp using a specific format when the user hits Ctrl-D?

How do I make that when I press Ctrl+D on my computer the User initials and time stamp show up in flowing format: <RL mm/dd/yyy hh:mm:ss>. The time and date should be the current time and date. ...
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votes
2answers
925 views

Keyboard shortcuts to send mouse scrolls to active window

I am wondering if it's possible to set up a keyboard shortcut to send mouse scrolls to the active window using for example AutoHotkey. I found this thread in the AutoHotkey official forum, but I ...
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votes
3answers
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Disable Ctrl+Z shortcut or clear undo history in Windows Explorer?

Is there any way to disable the CTRL+Z (Undo) shortcut in Windows Explorer? Alternatively, is there a way to have Windows Explorer "forget" its undo history? The reason I ask is that you may have ...
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2answers
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MacBook Pro / Windows 7 : remap Cmd key to Ctrl, except Cmd+Tab to Alt+Tab

I'm using a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 under bootcamp. I'm used to switching between Mac kb / MacOS X software and Windows kb / Windows software but the crazy mixup of Mac kb / Windows software ...
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2answers
231 views

Remap a key depending on whether it was pressed alone or not

I know how to use Autohotkey to remap keys and key combinations. If I bind Capslock to Ctrl, Capslock+Anykey will work like Ctrl+Anykey. How can I bind CapsLock alone to another hotkey (Ctrl+1, for ...
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1answer
325 views

how do I create a keyboard shortcut to this?

How do I create a keyboard shortcut to do this "show all windows" option? take it as a general question given a tray icon right clicking it and going through submenus, i'd like to speed up the ...
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3answers
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Disable all 'Ctrl' key shortcuts in AutoHotkey?

I'm trying to lock down a kiosk PC and need to disable various 'Ctrl + key' keyboard shortcuts. I started by disabling them individually using AutoHotkey... ^F4::return ^w::return ^+w::return ...