This script gets ~3,000 Downloads per week! And is an amazingly popular sub-thread on the AutoHotkey forum
The tool was first created in April of 2012. This means for nearly 10 years Rodolfo has worked on this on his own time! If you’ve ever benefited from using the tool, please consider donating to him. I did as, when I was first learning AHK, I used his tool to help see what code was being generated.
We had an awesome webinar today! Jean Lalonde, author of Quick Access Popup, lead us on a great webinar today regarding how to use GitHub to with our AutoHotkey scripts & programs. BTW we streamed the webinar live to this AutoHotkey Facebook group.
In this AutoHotkey Tutorial for Beginners I walk you through what you need to get started and help you write your first AutoHotkey script. Below are some convenient links to the tools you’ll want starting out with AutoHotkey.
AutoHotkey Tutorial for Beginners: What you’ll learn
Step #1: Which version of AutoHotkey to use @ 3:15 Step #2: Which editor to use with AutoHotkey @4:36 Step #3: Trigger Commands, Programs / Scripts / Websites by hitting key-combinations (Hotkeys)@11:07 Step #4: Type a few letters and have them replaced with the long strings of text (Hotstrings)@26:29 Step #5: Use a spell checker that will run on every Windows program @34:49 Step #6: Remap keys /key combinations @43:29 Step #7: Send a Mouse Click to specified coordinates @47:12 Step #8: Compile a script so you can give it to someone else to run on their computer @53:09 Step #9: Information & Resources where to go when you need help @54:52Continue reading
Books on RPA (Robotics Process Automation) that I mentioned in the webinar
Below are links to books I showed during the webinar. I put them into two groups (those I like/recommend and those I don’t). I’m more of a “glass is half-full” kind of guy and think technology is good. The books I don’t recommend were much more negativetowards technology. While I don’t recommend them, I think time will tell who is right/wrong. Personally any of the following you buy I’d try and buy as used. Many are pretty expensive new (probably because of the small market size)