Reader Uses Menu Shortcut Keys to Speedup QuickLinks.ahk Action Alan posted the following comment on Pressing GUI Buttons with a Single Keystroke (AutoHotkey Tip): Hi, Jack, Thanks for making such useful contributions to AHK. I found QuickLinks to be useful but then was looking to make it even more helpful by having key shortcuts. I figured out … Continue reading Add Single-Key Shortcuts to QuickLinks App (AutoHotkey Quick Tip)
Khanh Ngo Offers an Improvement to the QuickLinks.ahk Script Which Enables the Loading of Any Selected File with Your Favorite Program, Plus QuickLinks Can Now Print Files! Recently I received the following message: Hi, Jack, I just found your website when searching around for AHK tips and found your QuickLinks—very impressive, with minimal coding needed. I’m … Continue reading Open and Print Files with the QuickLinks App (AutoHotkey Tip from a Reader)
This Windows Trick Works in Vista, Windows 7, 8, and 10 I first wrote about this hidden Windows technique years ago. You can find many references to it by searching the Web for the term “Windows God Mode” but I don’t know how many people make regular use of this feature.
Many Changes to QuickLinks.ahk Previously Discussed, Plus a Few New Features Not Yet Covered! Now Available for Download! I’ve finally posted the latest version of QuickLinks.ahk which includes all of the discussions from the past few weeks—plus a couple more features and fixes which I plan to talk about in the near future.
Rather than Manually Creating Windows Shortcuts for QuickLinks.ahk, Use the AutoHotkey FileCreateShortcut Command * * * Recently, while working with the QuickLinks.ahk script, I’ve encountered so many AutoHotkey learning points involving a number of different techniques that I plan to spend the next few blogs discussing the various possibilities. If … Continue reading Automatically Add Windows Shortcuts to the QuickLinks App (AutoHotkey Tip)
While You’ll Find AutoHotkey Offers Many Methods for Turning Things On and Off, This Technique Makes It Easy Over the years I’ve used a number of different approaches to changing the state of buttons, checkmarks, and various other aspects of AutoHotkey app. But, as recommended by numerous sources, I prefer a simple variable reset to … Continue reading AutoHotkey Tip of the Week: Toggling Features On and Off
Rather than Creating New Hotkeys and Isolating Them Using the #IfWinActive Directive, Simply Add Keyboard Accelerators Using a GUI Menu Bar Note: This week’s keyboard accelerator tip is not the same technique as adding an ampersand before any letter in a menu item—although that trick still works. The beauty of this technique lies in the … Continue reading AutoHotkey Tip of the Week: Use the GUI Menu Bar for Instant Hotkeys
If You Need a Hardcopy, Then You Can Use this AutoHotkey Print Technique—Plus a Cheap Way to Get Printer Ink Every once in a while you want to put something on paper. Most often, you open the appropriate program (i.e. a text editor or word processor for text documents, PDF viewer for PDFs, or graphics program for … Continue reading AutoHotkey Tip of the Week: Quick and Dirty Printing—September 30, 2019
If you’ve purchased (or plan to purchase) the Motley Assortment of AutoHotkey Tips book, you will want to see these comments/corrections from Rick Corbett: Hi Jack, I’m slowly ploughing my way through Motley AutoHotkey Tips – First Edition October 4 2018… and loving it. 😄 A couple of things…
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