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AutoHotkey

1.1.26.01

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/16/2017.

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.

To install AutoHotkey, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install autohotkey

To upgrade AutoHotkey, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade autohotkey

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    #Install-VirtualPackage 'autohotkey.portable' 'autohotkey.install'
    

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  • Lexikos

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
AutoHotkey 1.1.26.00 3365 Saturday, June 10, 2017 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.25.02 2632 Saturday, May 13, 2017 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.25.01 4484 Sunday, March 5, 2017 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.25.00 261 Saturday, March 4, 2017 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.24.05 2373 Friday, February 3, 2017 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.24.04 2918 Saturday, December 17, 2016 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.24.03 2053 Saturday, November 19, 2016 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.24.02 1564 Thursday, October 13, 2016 approved
AutoHotkey 1.1.24.01 4670 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 approved
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