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Get Started with AutoHotkey with this
“Introduction to AutoHotkey
A Review and Guide for Beginners“
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January 23, 2019
See this exploration of the flexible, powerful Hotstring X option, “Add Action to Your Hotstrings Using the New X Option (AutoHotkey Tip).”
January 16, 2019
Using the InstantHotstring.ahk script might be a good way to learn how to write basic AutoHotkey Hotstrings. (“Using GUI Checkbox Controls to Set Hotstring Options (AutoHotkey Technique)“)
January 15, 2019
You’ll find lots of eating and drinking in the InstantHotstring.ahk script—far beyond the Hotstring() function. I’ve just added the capability to save your new Hotstrings in an AHK filename of your choice. You can either run the file directly with AutoHotkey or load the Hotstrings into the InstantHotstring.ahk app. I have yet to write a number of the remaining blogs about the many script features:
- Dealing with the C1 (no case-sensitivity) Hotstring option as an exception in the InstantHotstring.ahk script.
- A look at considerations when using the X (execute) option in the InstantHotstring.ahk script.
- Using the FileSelectFile command to save/load Hotstrings by name.
- Adding color and style to GUI window controls.
- Tricks for adding a sample AHK saved file without using FileInstall command or a separate sample file. (No compiling required.)
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January 13, 2019
I take a look at how to add Hotstring options to the InstantHotstring.ahk script (“Using GUI Checkbox Controls to Set Hotstring Options (AutoHotkey Technique)“).
January 9, 2019
Rick Corbett sent me “Errata to the Motley Assortment of AutoHotkey Tips Book.”
January 7, 2019
See another way people use AutoHotkey: An AutoHotkey Tale.
January 4, 2019
I have a little ways to go but here is a taste of what’s new:
December 23, 2018
Alan points out a simple technique for adding single-key shortcuts to the QuickLinks.ahk script, “Add Single-Key Shortcuts to QuickLinks App (AutoHotkey Quick Tip).”
December 20, 2018
I’ve added “Using the AutoHotkey Hotstring() Function to Disable/Enable Hotstrings” to the InstantHotstring.ahk script. Continue reading