Ryan’s RegEx Tester for Building INI Data Files (AutoHotkey Quick Reference Script, Part Five)

Sometimes It’s Quicker and Easier to Use Ryan RegEx Tester Rather Than Writing an AutoHotkey Script I used Ryan’s RegEx Tester in an earlier blog to create Web links without writing an AutoHotkey script. This time I take advantage of this powerful tool by using it to extract data for insertion into the INI file discussed in … Continue reading Ryan’s RegEx Tester for Building INI Data Files (AutoHotkey Quick Reference Script, Part Five)

A Simple AutoHotkey RegEx Trick to Print a List

Sometimes I Find It Quicker to Use Ryan’s RegEx Tester to Make a Clean List While working on my current book, I found that I needed a printed list to keep track of my progress. In many circumstances, computer-based lists work fine but sometimes I want a piece of paper which I can markup with checks, … Continue reading A Simple AutoHotkey RegEx Trick to Print a List

Comparing Today’s AutoHotkey Version 1.1 and the Future Version 2.0 (Part 3—RegExs for Converting to V2.0)

When and If the Time Comes, Regular Expressions (RegEx) Can Help with the Conversion Process from AutoHotkey V1.1 to V2.0 Identified by the (v1,v2) on the right side of the script name in the index, I’ve converted a few of the script on the Free AutoHotkey Script page from AutoHotkey V1.1 to the alpha version … Continue reading Comparing Today’s AutoHotkey Version 1.1 and the Future Version 2.0 (Part 3—RegExs for Converting to V2.0)

Regular Expressions (RegEx) for Parsing Text (AutoHotkey Quick Reference Script Part Three)

The RegExReplace() Function Makes It Easy to Extract and Cleanup Text, Plus a Quick-and-Dirty RegEx to Strip All HTML Tags Last time, we accessed commands at AutoHotkey.com using its hidden built-in index. Whenever the script downloaded a command page, we identified it by the embedded HTML code <pre class=”Syntax”>. Not only do the <pre class=”Syntax”>…</pre> tags … Continue reading Regular Expressions (RegEx) for Parsing Text (AutoHotkey Quick Reference Script Part Three)

Deleting Double Words with AutoHotkey Regular Expressions (RegEx)

When Too Many Identical Chapter Numbers Appear in the E-Book Index, It’s Time for Another AutoHotkey RegEx. Includes How to Use a Backreference! The AutoHotkey Regular Expression from last time which converts ambiguous numbers to chapter names in an e-book index works well. When the first RegExReplace() function does its job, all of the link numbers are converted to … Continue reading Deleting Double Words with AutoHotkey Regular Expressions (RegEx)

A Perfect Place to Use an AutoHotkey Regular Expression (RegEx in Text Replacement)

Occasionally, You Run into a Search-and-Replace Problem that Cries Out for an AutoHotkey RegEx (Regular Expression). But Is Learning How to Use Regular Expressions Worth Your Time? You Decide! Here’s a Real Problem and a Beginner’s Mini-Tutorial for Solving It with RegEx. Regular Expressions (RegEx) are not something that immediately make sense to anyone—especially if you have never … Continue reading A Perfect Place to Use an AutoHotkey Regular Expression (RegEx in Text Replacement)

Adjust Windows Registry Settings with the AutoHotkey RegRead and RegWrite Commands

Sometimes a Simple Script Offers the Best Way to Learn More Advance Techniques in AutoHotkey I’ve just posted a script written years ago by Robert Ryan (the person responsible for the very capable RegEx Tester) which displays hidden files by changing settings in your Windows Registry—a trick you can apply to many other Windows settings … Continue reading Adjust Windows Registry Settings with the AutoHotkey RegRead and RegWrite Commands

Add Emoji Characters to Any Windows Document (AutoHotkey Hotstrings)

Why Search Through Pop-up Tools When You Can Directly Enter Any Emoji into Your Documents, E-Mails, and Web Editing Windows with AutoHotkey? “I went to the 🏖 on a 🌞day. The 🌞 was so 🔆 that I needed to wear 🕶. I was lucky enough to see a 👩 in a 👙🖐 to me. I saw … Continue reading Add Emoji Characters to Any Windows Document (AutoHotkey Hotstrings)