Customization of the desktop using the AutoHotkey program.

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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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Replace text string WITH a variable

I'm using an .ahk script for text replacement. So I use ::-h:: Hi, thanks for your mail However, I would now like to include a variable. So I want to try to achieve: Press shk shortcut key (-h) ...
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Auto hot key input based on pressed key

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 How I can make that If I press on 1 it will send a different ...
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Setting a loop and a key to stop it

I want to change this so it doesn't stop when it reach the number 6 and instead starts over (loops). I also want to stop the loop when I press F10. Is this possible? F9:: WinActivate, Path of Exile ...
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Autohotkey - How do I redefine AltGR + key

I am trying to define a hotkey such that AltGr A does the same as Windows 1 ^a::#1 ; Works <^>!a::#1 <^>!b::msgbox, altgr b pressed ; Works The first line ...
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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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RAlt getting stuck on AHK

I have this alphabetical list on a script I've made. RAlt & a::Run, C:\Program Files (x86)\FreeAlarmClock\FreeAlarmClock.exe RAlt & b::Run, C:\Program Files (x86)\Brain ...
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Change file type associations in autohotkey script

I have a Surface Pro 2 running Windows 8.1. I use Zotero for all my academic reading, and depending on whether I'm using the surface as a laptop or as a tablet, I'd like the program used to edit PDFs ...
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Autohotkey - ending a script early

Is there a way to end a script early, i.e. to jump to the bottom of the code? My script is something like: F9:: Goto, F10 sendinput {enter} sendinput Hello! sendinput {enter} Sleep 1000 sendinput ...
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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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How can I swap a file in and out of a directory, in windows 7?

My brother and I play this game on the same computer, but we have different in-game configs Our in-game key binds and some other settings are different, and the game does not support separate ...
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Internet Explorer 11: Touchpad scroll breaks if loaded from

I am using Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.16476 (Update Versions 11.0.2). What happens is if I load IE by clicking a Desktop or Start Menu icon or a Windows shortcut key (assigned from Properties), it ...
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Script that only works in a specific program

I am trying to create a script which will work only in the portable version of PDF X-Change reader. Googled and tried several versions of program specific autohotkey instruction but failed to work ...
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gvim suddenly starts triggering User Account Control, on Windows 7, breaks AutoHotkey

On Windows 7, my copy of gVim has suddenly triggered the User Account Control popup "Do you want the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes on this computer?" As far as I can ...
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AHK script that can loop sending keys

I'm trying to make AHK scripts but seems I'm inexperienced at this and can't get anything to work. I have 2 windows of Chrome open at same time: one I'm using and other inactive in the background. I ...
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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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Typing U prints 6, I prints 7 and so on. Can be fixed with AutoHotKey script?

My keyboard is misbehaving. When I press U it types 6. I types out 7 and so on until [ and ] keys, which work fine. Interestingly enough numbered keys 6 and so on work perfectly fine. What would be ...
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Autohotkey: How to construct dynamic parameters to call a function

I'd like to Use Win+Alt+<arrow-keys> to move current active window around. So I come up with Autohotkey script: WinMoveRelative(rx, ry) { ; Move current window by a relative rx, ry value. ...
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Remove the frame, shadow and the title bar of the window

How to remove the frame, shadow, and the title bar? From QT Creator. Using AutoHotkey L?
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Grabbing for the process

How to enable these functions to process qtcreator.exe: WinActivate, WinMove, 0, 26, (A_ScreenWidth), (A_ScreenHeight-26-40)
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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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“Listen to device” Autohotkey need advice to finish

In all honesty I have no idea what I'm doing and I could really use some help I'm trying to turn "Listen to microphone" on and off with the use of the "end" key and have a desktop shortcut. I've done ...
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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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Code leaking, latter #If statement not closing former #If

The problem Upon pressing the left mouse button, the hotkey for Win+Z gets triggered with it (or basically any code below the LButton hotkey) What is it? It's an AutoHotkey toggle for a Rainmeter ...
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Curly braces in Autohotkey “Send” command conflicting with hotkey braces

It's pretty hard to explain without showing the code first, so here goes: This is the code: #l:: { SoundGet, mutestate, , MUTE if mutestate = Off Send {Volume_Mute} Sleep 200 ...
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autohot key using Text Box and a button

Need a little help with a text box and a button.. I have been trying to experiment with "text box" and a "button"..but am not able to do it... I need to take the "values" from the "textbox" field and ...
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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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Autohotkey script - Send keystroke on specific Firefox page?

I have a script that sends End key keystroke when i open specific page in Firefox, it scrolls automaticly to the bottom of the page. The problem is that i can't scroll upwards on that page any more. ...
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Close and restart application with autohotkey

I need a autohotkey script that closes and restart a program immediately, for example Screamer Radio, screamer.exe. I use ^#Numpad7::run to run screamer.exe ^#Numpad7::run C:\Programmi\Screamer ...
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How to send keystroke to tray application with AutoHotKey?

I have a tray application, which is listening for keystroke. Unfortunately, this keystroke is intercepted by very progressive Windows 8 interface. I don't need this progress, I need my old application ...
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Send text to IPython console

I'm using the IPython QT console, and would like to use AutoHotKey to pass text into the console. I can do this if I activate the window and paste from the clipboard, but I would prefer to use a ...
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Defining what the button on a Bluetooth headset does in windows

How do I define what the button on the bluetooth headset does? I don't see any obvious way to do this. Is this specific to certain bluetooth stacks? I'm having an Atheros AR3001 adapter, and the ...
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Autohotkey Ctrl+Shift - Zbrush/Photoshop

I have been using Autohotkey for a long time to remap keys inside CG softwares (mainly Zbrush and Photoshop) to make them more lefty-friendly. Essentially, I remap the Numpad keys to keys you can't ...
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How to automatically press Ctrl+h with Autohotkey when I run Adobe Reader?

I want Adobe Reader to start in reader mode (by default it can be done by Ctrl+h) so I would like to make ahk script that press Ctrl+h if Adobe Reader starts, but I don't know how..
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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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Is there any downside to using the 64-bit version, assuming I never distribute my compiled scripts to 32-bit computers?

I'm installing AutoHotKey. I am at this screen: I am running windows 8.1 x64. I'm a bit confused about the description under Unicode 64-bit Faster, but compiled scripts won't run on 32-bit ...
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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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How to add a Youtube video to favorites with a single click?

I want to add a YouTube video to my favorites (in youtube) with a single click, I used to have a userscript that adds a new button that does exactly that, but youtube changed a lot of things in their ...
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Running an Autohotkey timer script when computer was off at scheduled time

The below script opens a file at a specific time via AHK. If the computer is off at that time, what should be the way to run this script ? #Persistent SetTimer, CheckTime, 5000 Return ...
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How to move mouse in MS Outlook via autohotkey

Which is the way to move the course to the cursor position in Microsoft Outlook (2013) using autohotkey? The following is not working MouseMove, % A_CaretX, % A_CaretY
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How to make mouse jump from one screen's border to another screen in a Windows PC with multidisplays?

My laptop, running Windows 7 Pro, is connected to a docking station with 3 monitors. The screens' disposition is something like that : Monitor 1 is 1366x768 (laptop) Monitor 2 is 1920x1280 ...
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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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How to use suffixes and prefixes in AutoHotKey?

I am probably going start medical school next year, so I wanted to have this AutoHotkey script that would allow me to shorten prefixes and suffixes that are used all the time in the medical ...
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Writing a Simple AutoHotkey Script (press a key every X second on desktop)

I need to press any useless key (like F11) every 5 minutes or less to keep the windows active (if it became inactive for 5 minutes it will lock-out). But I need the key to be pressed on the desktop ...
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Autohotkey WinMenuSelectItem and MSOffice Word Ribbon

Is it possible to invoke the MS Office Word Ribbons with WinMenuSelectIem? Or is there a way to manage the Office Ribbons via ahk?
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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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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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Why am I getting a -3 on an AutoHotKey DllCall?

I am attempting to use IBM's EHLLAPI to interface with their Personal Communicator terminal emulator. I point it to the location of the API, and specify the api name, as such: hllapi(ByRef ...
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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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How to freeze ahk Window Spy in W8

My Window Spy says "Shift-Alt-Tab to freeze display" but ShfitAltTab winminimizes all windows. How can I freeze the Window Spy of autohotkey in Windows 8?