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December 11, 2018

From Joe Glines:

Hi Jack,

I’m writing you because I know you’re aware of AutoHotkey. What I’m not sure about is your level of experience with it. Next Tuesday, Dec 18th @ 4EST our free AutoHotkey webinar is going to be an “Intro” to AutoHotkey.

This is an entry-level webinar. If you’re new to AutoHotkey, or know someone that would benefit, this is will be helpful!

In this webinar we plan to cover:

  1. High-Level overview of major capabilities of AHK
  2. AutoHotkey Resources
  3. Installing AHK
  4. Installing a default editor like: AutoHotkey Studio, SciTE, or Notepad++
  5. Your first script (Hotstrings, Hotkeys, Copy from one program, Paste in another)
  6. Troubleshooting / Debugging
  7. Answering questions

If you would like to attend, please register for AHK webinars. Even if you cannot attend, if you register we’ll send links to recordings and resources shared. Please forward to anyone you think could benefit from using AutoHotkey

Joe Glines | Joe@the-Automator.com

Jackie Sztuk | Admin@jszapp.com

December 6, 2018

Last February, AutoHotkey released a major update which added a number of new Hotstring features. In particular, AutoHotkey Release included a new Hotstring() function, as well as, a new x option for running commands and functions in the same one-line Hotstring.

This time a discuss various uses of the Hotstring x option but I plan to dig into the new Hotstring() function in the near future.

December 1, 2018

I’ve looked at a number of scripts which save settings to the Windows Registry. In “Save AutoHotkey Script Settings in Your Windows Registry” I demonstrate how you can do it in your scripts.

November 21, 2018

I added a short blog for “Pressing GUI Buttons with a Single Keystroke (AutoHotkey Tip)” Sometimes it’s just easier!

November 8, 2018


I conclude with the DateStampConvert.ahk script—at least, for now.

November 2, 2018

Use the Ternary operator to simulate Case statements. Continue reading