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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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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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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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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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Why did windows change the elevation requirements of my AutoHotKey script, and how can I prevent such in the future?

I was working on an AutoHotKey (AHK) script to create prefab mouse movements for a very simple model viewer. I worked on it for a good hour. I zipped the script, posted it to a forum, and thought "oh ...
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Keep Windows GUI active when switching user and when closing Remote Desktop

I need to run a GUI script (AutoHotKey, which makes mouse clicks and press keys) on: A different windows user (i.e. I run the script, then switch user while keeping the session active) A remote ...
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71 views

Open Power plan window using RunDll32.exe

I am a power user of AutoHotKey. Currently, I want to create a shortcut to open Power plan in windows 7. The window I want to open is in the screenshot below I tried the following commands too but ...
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How to set input based answer

I want to make a script that sends input based answer, For example, The last input is 1:Option1 | 2:option2 | 3:Option3 | 0:Cancel ->(exits script) How I can make that If I press on 1 it will ...
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Is it possible to load Windows Calculator in a particular view?

In Windows 7, Calculator has four different views: Standard Scientific Programmer Statistics When I load the calculator, I know whether I want to do hex arithmatic/conversion (Programmer view) or ...
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80 views

How can I map Alt+` to Alt+Shift+Tab in Windows with AutoHotKey?

In Mac, it is possible to use Alt+` (aka backquote, backtick) instead of Alt+Shift+Tab to cycle through open apps. I tried creating the same mapping using AutoHotKey but failed. The closest I came ...
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264 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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69 views

AutoHotKey: How do I check for the presence of a button with a certain label?

I have two Windows which have the same window class and title texts. The only difference are some buttons that are on one but not the other. Using AutoHotKey, how can I check for the presence of a ...
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442 views

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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165 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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Windows: Scriptable “zoom in” possible?

I am wanting to automate "zooming in" to a specific area on the screen. For instance, there is a windows application that can not be resized or made full screen. I would like to "zoom in" to this ...
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94 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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124 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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384 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
109 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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194 views

AHK script to toggle hidden folders in Windows 8? [closed]

I need an .ahk script that Will allow me to toggle hidden folders/files via Super + H Unfortunately I don't know how to script/program. Can anyone cook up a script for me that will do so?
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77 views

Replace right control with right click

In my laptop, right click button is missing. Also, I don't use right Control and right Alt. So, I want to replace right Control with a right click using AutoHotKey. Is it possible? How can I do this?
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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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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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373 views

How do I make an AutoHotkey script work in a VMware virtual machine only?

I'm running VMware Workstation 9 on Windows 7 and I wonder how do I make an AutoHotkey script (which does some key remapping) work only when the input is grabbed by a VMware virtual machine?
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352 views

How do I send a keyboard layout switch event with autohotkey in Windows 7?

I want to remap the keyboard layout/language switching to Win+Space, I tried it with: LWin & Space::Send, ^+ But it doesn't seem to work, I would want it to send a Ctrl+Shift sequence so ...
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92 views

Horizontal scroll controls volume?

Does someone know how I can use autohotkey to replace the horizontal screen function of my gaming mouse with a volume up and down feature? Most people in these forums are trying to enable horizontal ...
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Encrypt plaintext password in AutoHotkey file

I automated my Yahoo! login process with AutoHotkey. It works fine, but problem is that when running this .ahk file, anybody can open the script and see the password. Is there a way I could ...
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283 views

Automatic paste and save to MS Paint in background

I am trying to automate (Microsoft) Paint to paste and save with AutoHotKey while Paint is open behind a full screen program every time I press the PrtScn key. This is the sequence of events that I ...
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61 views

Is there a way to automate sending a keystroke to a program when audio finished playing?

I am looking at AutoHotkey or any other solution on Windows that would allow me to automate "detecting silence" and invoke some action when that happens.
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Runnig a AutoHotKey script failed

I can run below script in SciTE4AotuHotKey: CapsLock::Send, {CTRLDOWN}{SHIFTDOWN}{SHIFTUP}{CTRLUP}{CTRLUP} return !^CapsLock::CapsLock CapsLock & j:: Send {Down} CapsLock & k:: Send ...
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Using the IfWinActive keyword in AutoHotKey

This question about the use of AutoHotKey is specific to a Windows LaTeX editor called TeXnicCenter. So, I was trying to write my first AutoHotKey (AHK) script, and wanted the shortcuts to be ...
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AutoHotKey WinClose with CTRL+W

I used the WinClose Script in AutoHotKey to close windows with Ctrl+w (^w). As the Ctrl+w is sometimes already the shortcut to close a window (or tab in Firefox), I send again a Ctrl+w which ends then ...
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AutoHotKey automatically closes when pressing Win+E under Administrator account

AutoHotKey automatically closes when pressing Win+E. It only happens when I my running the script as administrator. I do not have a script assigned to close AutoHotKey on pressing Win+E. When I run ...
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AutoHotKey and Windows 8: Alt+Tab command does not work

I can't get it to work whether I use AltTab or Send {Alt down}{tab}{Alt up} I can verify that other commands work because I can get my hotkeys to display a MessageBox. It seems like W8 ...
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678 views

Autohotkey Script To Open File With Picasa

I'm a completely noob when it comes to AutoHotkey scripts, the limit of my knoweldge is opening a folder with a key combination. There's one Mac feature that I've always been envious of, the ...
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How do I write an AutoHotKey script to search and replace a clipboard string when an item is copied to the clipboard?

I'd like to create an AutoHotKey script such that when a string item is copied to the clipboard, a search and replace is done on the string, and the resulting string be copied to the clipboard. ...
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Undo Autohotkey remaps after uninstalling

So here's my situation, I have a Macbook running Windows 7 on Bootcamp. When I first installed Windows 7, the Command key was the start key, and the Option key was the Alt key. I decided to swap ...
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Scripting / Macro tools for Bluetooth etc on Windows

Say I have to connect a Bluetooth headset, it takes a long time to do it manually each time (and afterwards its the sound settings). What kind of scripting or macro tools would I use to automate ...
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207 views

How do I make F1 be a hotkey in Windows XP assigned to creating a new folder?

How do I make F1 be a hotkey in Windows XP assigned to creating a new folder? I don't know too much about programming or scripting. Can AutoHotkey do this?
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AHK macro automation software: GUI does not show

I remember in the past I have used AHK to do some repetitive task. I did it via some GUI; it recorded my mouse gestures and my keyboard strokes. I have downloaded it again but now I see no GUI, just ...
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186 views

There exist a hotkey to “Go to the end of the word” in Windows?

There exist a hotkey to "Go to the end of the word" in Windows? or can be this created trough Autohotkey? I know that are editors where this hotkey exist like Notepad++, VIM, etc. but what i need is ...
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681 views

Disable Modifier Keys in AutoHotkey

I want to map control Ctrl+Left to Home and Ctrl+Right to End, and I'm using AutoHotkey, my script is simply this: ^Left::Home ^Right::End However, when the Home and End keys are generated, they ...
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184 views

shortcut to toggle suspend autohotkeys?

Sometimes when I am writing a script I don't want a particular script - the one i'm writing - to be running. I want to just write, then save it and refresh autohotkeys to get it running, then I see ...
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347 views

AutoHotKey temporarily rebind Winkey

I've got a wireless keyboard that puts some media keys on top of the Function keys, so that by default F4 is actually lock (Rwin & l) and Fn+F4 is a real F4. So I'd like to basically switch those ...
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334 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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908 views

How to configure mspaint on Windows Server 2008R2/ Win 7 to start up with 1-pixel canvas or auto-crop a pasted image?

I do a lot of screen print capturing, and I have just figured out how to use AutoHotKey to paste screen prints into MsPaint automatically. How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when ...
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How to open command Prompt in current folder by keyboard shortcut?

How to open command Prompt in current folder by keyboard shortcut in Windows 7? Is there any way to implement this. I think Autohotkey could do this, but don't know how
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How can mouse events be caught in Windows when using Magic Trackpad?

I have been trying to figure out how to "catch" three and four finger swipes from a trackpad to bind custom keyboard commands to them. I think also tap-to-click could be disabled in the same way. My ...
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IDE/GUI for Autohotkey script creation

I have many non-technical minded friends who could benefit greatly from the customisability of AHK but who are scared of the concept of scripting. Just wondering if there already exists some user ...
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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 ...