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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autohotkey: toggle between speakers and headphones [duplicate]

I'd like to set up an autohotkey script to bind Win+SHIFT+F12 to toggle between my speakers and headphones, so that I don't have to unplug the headphones when I want to use the speakers. I haven't ...
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Autohotkey: How to get a command to act as a key?

Due to two keys being broken I want to be able to make the 'I' and 'O' to be mapped to a command, so for example mapping 'O' to ALT+P or something. Thanks (noob at autohotkey)
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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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How to get the AHK Visible Window Text from Putty?

Is there a way to retrieve the contents of the Putty buffer from an AutoHotKey script? For many applications, WinGetText works, but it doesn't seem to for Putty. Also, the AHK Windows Spy doesn't ...
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Windows 8 running autohotkey script on startup

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro (RTM) 64bit and made a shortcut to a autohotkey script in shell:startup. (Alt-drag and dropped the script into there to create a shortcut) Autohotkey is set to run as ...
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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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How to temporarily disable a key in autohotkey?

I want to temporarily disable the effect of a mouse button during part of a command, but still be able to detect whether it's been pressed. Is this possible?
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How to toggle the auto-hide status of the Windows taskbar

I use Windows 8 on my desktop. Currently I have to move my mouse over the taskbar, right click, click on properties, click on auto-hide the taskbar, and then click OK. This is a real pain if you want ...
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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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How to loop AHK by user input?

Is there a way to loop a certain script using user input with INPUTBOX? The script below runs only once when I click the button for it. Is there any way for the script to popup something where it ...
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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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Add Right-Click Save as PDF in Windows Explorer

I'm looking for a way to be able to add some options to the Right Click Context menu in Windows 7. I really don't have much experience in programming much but I am very eager and willing to learn. ...
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What terms in my regex should I use in place of /b to not be subject to interference by control characters in MS Word or its brethern?

I am using Dynamic Hotstrings as part of my implementation of AutoHotkey. It has been an invaluable tool in the learning of Regular Expressions. Currently I use it heavily for text expansion within ...
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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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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 can I open a command prompt in current folder with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I open a command prompt in current folder with a 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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Hit one key to hold a second key down, until third is pressed

I'm trying to get the following behavior with AutoHotKey: When the A key is pressed, AHK holds down the S key until the D key is pressed. The following script isn't working as expected: a:: Send ...
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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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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 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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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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Where can I find a macro recorder for Autohotkey?

I used a macro recorder for AutoHotkey in the past, but now I can't seem to find it at all.
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Replicate user action in Windows?

Is it possible somehow to record user action fully and replicate it on any other machine? Not just repeat user input (key press, mouse clicks/movement), but capture actual system "objects" (e.g., GUI ...
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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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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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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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AltTab then Tab down is not working in autohotkey

I wish to change the way I tab between programs in windows 7. So I'd like to press PrintScreen and then use the arrows to choose program. So I built this script {PrintScreen}:: Send AltTAB Send {TAB ...
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How to start IronAHK for Mac (Mono)?

I am a new Mac user and while I was on Windows I used to use AutoHotkey in order to assign NumPad keys for Photoshop shortcuts. I have heard that in order to do the same thing one can use IronAHK that ...
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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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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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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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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 write an autohotkey script to toggle the Show hidden files and folders setting?

I would like to make use of a hotkey to toggle the Show hidden files and folders setting. I want to use it on both windowsXp and Windows7. Here is what I got so far: #h:: RegRead, Showall_Status, ...
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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 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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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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multi-touch for programs that don't support it

I have a touchscreen that I'd like to use with a 3d modeling program. I think that I could be more productive in a 3d environment if I could use touch to navigate in this program but unfortuanatly ...
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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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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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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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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.