Skip YouTube Ads with FindText and Control-Clicking

skip YouTube adIn this tutorial I show how I adapted my use of FindText to ControClick the skip YouTube ads button. This was beneficial as it no-longer moves my mouse.  You can get my version of FindText here.

Here’s the script I wrote to skip YouTube ads

Text:="|<YouTube Skip Ads>*89$62.zzzzzzzzzzy7btzzyTyTzStyTzzbzbzbaTzzzkztztzb9cTwDUQDTtiNnzPnaNlyHaQzaRtjT7VtbjtbSNzyMSNvyxrb3zqHaSz0BtyNxatbDrvSPrSNaNnxynaRsCQa1yTa5kzzzzbzzzzzzzzztzzzzzzzzzyTzzzzzs"
loop { ;keep looping over
Sleep,500 ;sleep for 1/2 a second
ok:=FindText(0,0,150000,150000,0,0,Text) ;See if can find the image
if Ok ;if it is found, do the next line
FindText_Control_Click(Ok,X_Adj:=0,Y_Adj:=0,ahkEXE:="chrome.exe") ;Send control click to the position (note, doesn't move mouse)
If ! WinExist("ahk_class Chrome_WidgetWin_1") ;Close if no Chrome window
ExitApp ;If Chrome isn't running, exit
}
return

 

 

 

Use FindText & AutoHotkey to Skip YouTube ads

In this short video I how to use my version of FindText to easily watch for YouTube ads and skip them.

Here is the code I demonstrated.  You can get my FindText version here.

#SingleInstance,Force
SetBatchLines,-1

Text:="|<Skip YouTube Ad>*63$65.zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzwzvzzzzzzb1tzXzzzlzz81nzzzzzXzyHlbzzzzzLzwDnD6t3zwbw8TyQxk3ztDk2DwnvXXzrT763t7rDbzCSTD1mTiTDyQwyTlUzQyTtwtwznAytwzk1nsTaQxntzU3bkSAtvXXyTn740ttr0Dwzb0C3ntiEznzb2Tzzzwzzzzzzzzzztzzzzzzzzzznzzzzzzzzzzbzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzs"
While !Ok {
    ok:=FindText(0,0,150000,150000,0,0,Text)
    Sleep, 100
    If ! WinExist("ahk_class Chrome_WidgetWin_1")  ;Close if no Chrome window
      ExitApp			
  }
FindText_Left_Click(Ok,X_Adj:=0,Y_Adj:=0,MoveBack:=1)