Making a process run completely or in part without the need of any user input once the process is started.

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AHK IfWinActive with chrome app

I have a script that opens up google calendar in a separate window using chrome app=MyURL #k:: run "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" ...
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Automating python script on a mac not running

I have tried to have this question answered twice now(1, 2). While both were informative none of the solutions have worked, and I don't know why. The first solution was to use launchctl the second was ...
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How to enable wifi sharing when a usb wifi card is plugged in?

When I stick in a usb wifi dongle, my computer says "usb router detected" and then I can connect to an existing network or create my own and share internet over it. I know I can share internet over ...
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How to hide/unhide sheets by hiding/unhiding the sheet name in an index of sheet names?

I have an index of all sheet names in a workbook. I want to be able to hide/unhide sheets by hiding/unhiding the sheet names in the index. Has anyone any suggestions for a vba code?
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Change keyboard layout automatically based on keyboard being used (Win) [duplicate]

My laptop has an Italian keyboard layout, but after moving to the US I'm using it with a US keyboard attached via USB when at work. When on the go I'm on the IT keyboard and constantly switching ...
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How can I auto-connect to a WPA2 Enterprise network?

I would like my computer to automatically connect to a WPA2-Enterprise network as soon as it boots whenever the network is available, without any action needed by me. The computer already offers to ...
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Counting pages within Word [.doc] documents

I'm trying to find a way of listing the number of pages within multiple word documents, all saved within the same folder. Is this possible using VBA? I am using: Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2007 ...
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Is there a way to automatically take multiple screenshots of a video?

I want to take N screenshots equally spaced out on a video of some format(FLV, mp4, etc). Is there program or a script to a way to automate this?
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I wanted to flash a message on my screen every hour

So I just put it on the Task Scheduler to open this .txt every hour but it always ends up opening up the "Open with" menu and giving me "Acess denied" when I choose the program. Does anybody know of a ...
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How do I launch an hourly version of anacron?

I have a cron job (system update) that fires off every hour. However, I would like it to be reset every time the machine resumes from standby or hibernation. The command is already launched at each ...
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VMware Automation very slow

My PC configuration is i7 3.4 GHZ, 32gb of RAM and With SATA 7200 RPM HDD .. My initial Plan was to automate 10 VM's on this machine , but when i am doing that VMware gets hanged. My Guest VM do not ...
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How can I automatically trust a Root CA in Firefox given a PEM file?

I have: Firefox 24.0 on Windows 7 Enterprise A frequent need to have Firefox trust a specific Root CA in Base64-encoded "PEM" format on disk, e.g. C:\foo.pem (for instance) The certificate I need ...
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Automatic reply to only one sender

How can I activate an automatic reply to only one sender? I'm using MS Outlook 2010 professional.
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Odd automatic mouse Movement after Computer Resumes from Hibernation

Recently, i started noticing something odd happening with my computer. It is currently running Windows 7 64 Professional. Whats happening is this. When the computer comes out of hibernation, over ...
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launchctl plist file not running

I have created a python script, I would like it to run on my mac some time after 4:30 every weekday. I followed the instructions a launchctl plist file here. But it doesn't run, I looked for solutions ...
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Recursively zip files into .cbz-files based on folder in command line

I'm trying to figure out how to write a script to automate creating .cbz files from images in folders on OSX. My directory tree will look like this: /toplevel/ cbz/ comics/ Comic1/ ...
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Can I use my laptop's Bluetooth to hit 'redial' on mobile phone?

I am working on building an automated test environment for my job. right now, I have to go down to the server lab, and hit Redial, and redial, and redial, and redial. I am wondering: Right now, on ...
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Computer-Controlled 120V Switch (with USB, Ethernet, or Other)

I'd like to control a 120V switch of some kind with a computer. I was hoping a unit might exist that could be plugged into 120V power with a male 120V on one end (which would be connected to a ...
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Where can I download PowerPoint and ONLY powerpoint?

I have a Windows 2012 server that I need to remotely download PowerPoint to. If I can avoid it, I'd rather not download Office. I just need PowerPoint 2013. I'm trying to automate this process with ...
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inkscape from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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Change the OSX system language in a script

Manually I just go into the system preferences, change the language ordering, and restart my app so it starts up in the default system language. Then I can run automated tests with the app running in ...
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How to have one browser tab auto-refresh while using other tabs?

so I was wondering how this would work out - browsing on one tab while another tab is not in focus and is auto-refreshing. Any browsers built to behave this way, or any plug-ins that can get this ...
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Automatically login to wireless?

Annoyingly enough when connecting to my wireless network at university, it opens up my browser and requires me to enter in my username and password. Is there a way to skip this process? (I am on ...
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Run Windows batch files at startup or when any user logs on

I have a server access where I want some batch files to run automatically for any user at startup. The problem is: Other users are unable to run this file and it is required to be run as the user ...
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Bat file to open excel with parameters - spaces

I would like to run Excel, open a specific file in it and pass arguments to this file. My call is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\EXCEL.EXE" ...
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What should I make my computer do while I'm away from keyboard? [duplicate]

During the day, usually I'm away from my computer for 3-5 hours. I also sleep 6+ hours every night. I run Arch Linux x64 on my computer. Besides the usual things that do not require user ...
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Different actions in different url:s

I have learned this script #IfWinActive, ahk_exe chrome.exe #u::send ^t #IfWinActive, ahk_exe notepad.exe #u::send ^n #IfWinActive, ahk_exe notepad++.exe #u::send ^!s So now, I can get the ...
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WinMinimize and WinMaximize

In the docs, they have an example ^Down::WinMinimize, A So I tried to create the following: ^m::WinMinimize #^!m::WinMaximize ^m::WinMinimize, A #^!m::WinMaximize, A But it only works in ...
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Ubuntu - Disk Duplication - Automation

I know very little when it comes to linux but I'm looking to construct a cheap disk duplicator out of an old server that we have. The server is currently running Ubuntu 12.04LTS and has 8 hot ...
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How do I schedule my Windows 8 computer to turn on at specific times?

I have searched on google, and all I found was instructions on how to schedule a shut down. A question on this website - "Can my Windows 8 computer turn on by itself?" - had an answer which said "Most ...
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Need Tool to Extract ER Diagram fom PostgreSQL 9,1

Guys I need to compare 2 different databases running in PostgreSQL. I would like to use some tool to extract the diagram in a automatic way, Ive tried pgadmin3 and pgdesigner but they seem ...
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Automate website project startup process

I work on many client's websites on different days and want to know if there is a way to automate the process of switching between projects. In other words... Sublime should open, close the last ...
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MS Access - Auto-Update Data Type After Import

I am looking to automatically update the data type of numerous fields in MS Access once I have imported some Excel data into the database. Almost all fields are set to Text fields, and this would ...
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Office Communicator: Remove Contact from Conversation with VBA

The IMessengerConversationWnd interface exposes the AddContact method which allows us to add a contact to the conversation. However I do not see a method for removing a contact from the conversation. ...
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Remove app from BlueStacks using HD-Run.exe

Basically what I'm trying to understand is a way to uninstall apps from BlueStacks using CLI. For example, you can run app like this: HD-RunApp.exe Android com.nubee.valkyriecrusade ...
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Automatic VM Instance Install

I want to simplify setting up training computers for our trainers inhouse. The situation is we have an enterprise based software program (which runs with .net + SQL Server + IIS) and when our trainers ...
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Take data of a sound wave and use as representation in the distortion of images, video, or 3d?

I've become very fascinated with the idea of digital destruction through a physical medium. There was PBS video on youtube How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? Example Pieces: Cultural ...
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How To Lock Down Windows RT

I have a Windows tablet that is running Windows RT. I would like to "lock down" Windows from a normal user. I would like to remove the charm bar, or disable it. I have an App this is running on the ...
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Burning audio-disc from command line

Is there a command line utility for Windows from which you can make audio CDs out of MP3 r any other common audio format? If there's no true command line it should be able to be made with a input-list ...
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Automatic rename computer based on mac address

How to automatically rename computer host / name based on it's MAC address? I have 40 PC's and I need a script to rename them automatically at logon after I use ghost. Win7 environment.
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Clone user input over multiple browser tabs for testing different languages

I am looking for a tool that will allow me to clone user input between multiple browser tabs/sessions. I would like to be able to login to four accounts of my site in four different tabs. Set the ...
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Auto close and restart a program [closed]

I am looking for a way to automate the opening and closing of a program based on a timer. What I am looking for would look like this: Open program Run program for 5 minutes Close program Do the ...
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How to disable autohotkey in visual studio? [duplicate]

I would like to have an AHK script be disabled when I have the Microsoft Visual Studio window activated (basically, when I'm in it). How could I do that? #IfWinNotActive Model (Debugging) - ...
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Auto answer “Y” to simple CLI command with DOS command

I need to automate the following command that runs on win xp (from CMD window ) D:\Documents and Settings\muser> erase_disk.exe after 10 minutes I get the question: ...
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how to transfer zipped folder from windows desktop to unix server without using tools like winscp

I'm a newbie to unix. My requirement is to create an automation script which will transfer a zipped folder from my/remote desktop to an unix server. Tools lik WinSCP shouldnt be used. No manual ...
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automated ftp download, recursive folders, download specific file type for non technical user

I have Windows 7 desktops and I want to check/download files from a few webservers (apache) into a specific folder on my desktop. My research seems to find it possible with paid ftp programs with ...
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Automate Application - How to answer a prompt in a batch file

Really appreciate an answer. The application I am running, requires a user id and password immediately to be input manually. The application is run at dos command prompt. How can i include this in a ...
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For Excel how do I create a field that automatically generates a sequential number

How do I create a field that automatically generates a unique number when I enter a new record in a table ? I have a list of numbers in the B column. I want the numbers in column A to automatically ...
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Split MP3 track into words

I need to split many MP3 tracks into separate words. I want to turn one MP3 track into several tracks containing one word each. I need to do this automatically, because there will be so many tracks. ...
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Create user account for current logged in user

We have over 100 users that need to be made users on their Windows 7 machines. It's very easy to write a script using net user, but it doesn't get us a level of automation we need. I would like to be ...