Notepad++ Autohotkey Archives

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OK, so I want to get a little more automated, so I figured to go with AHK. So downloading AHK is easy, and getting started using Notepad is also good for the getting started.

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  1. Posted 2013-Apr-21, 12:21 pm AEST (edited 2013-Apr-21, 12:34 pm AEST) I'm surprised no one has mentioned AutoHotKey. Install it on your home computer, and you can create a script like this: (call it closewindow.ahk for example);When CTRL+W is pressed, send ALT+F4 to foreground window.
  2. Disclaimer: I have not done an extensive test on all programs to see if this works. But, I know that it works in Notepad, Eclipse, Notepad, and MS Word 2010. While typing this, the hotkey seems to return (aka double click) the top-left corner. Simply Advanced.
  3. Written tutorial: how to use the Free, open-source AutoHotKey to automate.

But before I get serious I do want some kind of comfort-environment to edit scripts. So I pick my currently favorite editor: Notepad++.


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Oct 09, 2010 AutoHotKey & Notepad. So downloading AHK is easy, and getting started using Notepad is also good for the getting started. Archives 2013 (1) 2012.

While there is actually a description on how to setup various versions of Notepad++ to work with AHK, I found some pieces were not working – at least not with my current version 5.8.1 of Notepad++. So here are my few steps to get up and running with AHK & Notepad++:

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Notepad Autohotkey Archives Key

  1. Have Notepad++ and AHK installed (duh!)
  2. Instead of the bundled userDefineLang.xml of AHK I used some modified version. Just download that file to any location.
  3. Start Notepad++ and go to DisplayUserdefined Language.
  4. Import the userDefineLang.xml downloaded in step 2.
  5. To get Command-Completion download API-definition and place the XML file into your Notepad++-ProgramfilesPluginsAPIs.
  6. Restart Notepad++