Beginning AutoHotkey Hotstring Techniques

New to AutoHotkey? See “Introduction to AutoHotkey: A Review and Guide for Beginners.”

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Surprising AutoHotkey Hotstrings

Beginning AutoHotkey Hotstrings 200pxAs a convenience for people who don’t want to dig through the Web, I have now published the e-bookBeginning AutoHotkey Hotstrings which is available on the ComputorEdge E-Books site and  through Amazon. Regardless of whether you’re interested in the book or not, it’s worth your time to peruse some of the blogs linked at “Beginning AutoHotkey Hotstring Techniques” found under the “AutoHotkey Topics and Series” tab in the top menu bar. They just might inspire your next AutoHotkey script.

Beginning AutoHotkey Hotstrings includes:

Chapter One: AutoHotkey Hotstrings for AutoCorrect, Text Insertion, and Text Expansion

Chapter Two: Add AutoCorrect to All Your Windows PC Programs with AutoHotkey

Chapter Three: Beginning Tips for AutoHotkey Hotstring Text Correction and Text Expansion (Hotstring Options * and ?)

Chapter Four: Beginning Tips for AutoHotkey Hotstring Text Correction and Text Expansion (Hotstring Options B0, C and O)

Chapter Five: Adding Action to AutoHotKey HotStrings, Plus a Trick for Creating IF Conditional Hotstring Text Replacements

Chapter Six: A Beginner’s Trick for Inserting Next Friday’s Date and an Important Tip for Any AutoHotkey User

Chapter Seven: Turning a Simple Date Trick into an Easy AutoHotkey Function

Chapter Eight: Make Your Own Text AutoCorrect Hotstring Pop-up Menus with AutoHotkey

Chapter Nine: How to Turn AutoHotkey Hotstring AutoCorrect Pop-up Menus into a Function

Chapter Ten: Add Currency (and Other) Symbols with AutoHotkey Hotstring Menus

Chapter Eleven: Replacing Overused Words with Pop-up Synonym Menus

Chapter Twelve: More Pop-up Synonym Menu Tips for AutoHotkey Hotstrings

Chapter Thirteen: Instantly Add Dates to Your Documents in Different Formats with Hotstring Menus

Chapter Fourteen: Inserting Future (or Past) Dates and Times with AutoHotkey GUIs and Hotstring Menus

Chapter Fifteen: Inserting Future (or Past) Dates and Times with AutoHotkey GUIs and Hotstring Menus (continued)

Chapter Sixteen: Create Instant Temporary AutoHotkey Hotstrings with the Input Command

Chapter Seventeen: Reduce Code and Increase Power with the AutoHotkey Input Command

These topics include adding menus and pop-up windows to your AutoHotkey Hotstrings, plus how to write functions to shorten your scripts. The last two chapters even explore the little known, yet powerful Input command.

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