How to make a GUI | Intro to amazing GUIs with AutoHotkey in 2020

How to make a GUIHow to make a GUI

I’m so stoked to announce our Intro to GUIs with AutoHotkey course is now live!

Since I suck at GUIs I hired Isaias Baez (Raptor X / AHK Tuts on YouTube) to create the course and he did an amazing job!   Not only is it truly easy to follow, but the quality is top-notch!  In this course we show you how to make a GUI using the most proven GUIs in existence!

Not to boast but I truly believe GUIs are a great way to bring non-AutoHotkey people into AutoHotkey!

Have you ever given thought that, when we use AutoHotkey GUIs we’re able to use the most thoroughly tested GUIs on the planet?

Billions of people have used the Microsoft Windows GUIS!  Billions! Continue reading

Easily pushing delimited data into a ListView in AutoHotkey

I used to be a Data Scientist and often found data that I’d want to “peak” at.  AutoHotkey listviews are an easy way to do this!

Example Easily pushing delimited data into a ListView in AutoHotkey

Here’s the code I used to Easily pushing delimited data into a ListView in AutoHotkey

Email First_Name Last_Name Title Another more more2 Joe Glines the-Automator LastFound one End Jon King King big guy Here Joseph GLines Something now what ok

LV_Table(Data1,",",1,Title:="Example Tab delimited data & not using header") ;comma on variable
;~ Data_Source3:=A_ScriptDir . "\data.txt"
;~ LV_Table(Data_Source3,,0,Title:="Example large tab delimited FILE not using header") ;tab on file

;~ LV_Table(Post, delimiter:="`t",UseHeader:=1,Title:="Joe's posts")
LV_Table(Data_Source, delimiter="`t",UseHeader=1,Title=""){ ; default delimiter set to tab
if FileExist(Data_Source) ;if file exists use it as source
FileRead, Data_Source, %Data_Source% ;read in and store as variable

;***********parse the data in variable and store in object*******************
data_obj := StrSplit(Data_Source,"`n","`r") ;parse earch row and store in object
rowHeader:=StrReplace(data_obj.RemoveAt(1),Delimiter,"|",Numb_Columns) ; Remove header from Object and convert to pipe delimited
if (useHeader=0){
loop, % Numb_Columns+1
RH.="Col_" A_Index "|"

dCols:= (Numb_Columns<8) ? 400: ((Numb_Columns<80) ? 650 : 1100) ;if cols <10 use 400; if cols <80 use 650 ; else use 1100
dRows:= (data_obj.MaxIndex() >27) ? 26 : data_obj.MaxIndex() ;if rows >27 use 26 else use # of rows

Gui, Table_View: New,,%Title% ;create new gui window and set title
Gui, Add, ListView, w%dCols% r%dRows% grid , % rowHeader ;set headers

For Each, Row In data_obj ;add the data lines to the ListView
LV_Add("", StrSplit(Row, Delimiter)*) ;LV_Add is a variadic function

Gui, Table_View:Show