I am new to AutoHotKey, but I think this scenario is best suited to use AutoHotKey. I have to repeatedly paste 2 values in 2 different columns in a application, e.g. I have to paste value1 in cloumn1 and value2 in column2..... so I need a script to paste value1 when I press Q and paste value2 when I press W (as they are close to tab key).

Thanks Kiran.

  • Are those two values always the same or variable ? – Ankit Oct 11 '12 at 17:13
  • the 2 values are always same, the application does not allow me to save the row, without filling both the columns. – Kiranshell Oct 11 '12 at 17:48

Simple hotkeys can accomplish this.

q::Send, value1
w::Send, value2

However, you may also want to use #IfWinActive for your application or possibly use some modifiers on your keys just in case you actually need to type q or w in the spreadsheet or in another application.

SetTitleMatchMode, 2
#IfWinActive ahk_class XLMAIN ;Microsoft Excel
    !q::Send, value1 ;Alt + q
    !w::Send, value2 ;Alt + w
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