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Details

Package ID
autohotkey
Version
1.1.25.02
Downloads
52483
Website
http://ahkscript.org/

Summary

AutoHotkey is a free, open source macro-creation and automation software utility that allows users to automate repetitive tasks. It is driven by a custom scripting language that is aimed specifically at providing keyboard shortcuts, otherwise known as hotkeys.

Description

AutoHotkey is a free, open source macro-creation and automation software utility that allows users to automate repetitive tasks. It is driven by a custom scripting language that is aimed specifically at providing keyboard shortcuts, otherwise known as hotkeys.

You can use AutoHotkey to:

  • Automate almost anything by sending keystrokes and mouse clicks.
  • You can write a mouse or keyboard macro by hand or a macro recorder.
  • Remap keys and buttons on your keyboard, joystick, and mouse.
  • Create hotkeys for keyboard, joystick, and mouse.
  • Essentially any key, button or combination can become a hotkey.
  • Expand abbreviations as you type them.
  • Retrieve and change the clipboard’s contents.
  • Convert any AHK script into an executable file that can be run on computers where AutoHotkey is not installed.

You can also:

  • Create custom data-entry forms, user interfaces and menu bars.
  • See GUI for details (you can use a Gui editor).
  • Automate data entry jobs by reading data from text files, XML, CSV, Excel and various database formats.
  • Read signals from hand-held remote controls via the WinLIRC client script.
  • Use the Component Object Model (COM).
  • Use array/associative array/OOP (Objects).
  • Use variadic functions.
  • Use DLL calls and Windows Messages.
  • Use Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE).
  • Use interactive debugging features and more.

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