Evaluate AutoHotkey with PuTTY

Not sure about what AutoHotkey can do for you? Well, here’s your chance to try it out to assist you with PuTTY. AutoHotkey allows the execution of a script without installing the program. So, I wrote a script to be used in PuTTY. This way, you can see if AutoHotkey is a program for you. … Read more

AutoHotkey vs AutoIT

What is the difference between AutoHotkey and AutoIT? These two scripting (programming) languages are similar. In fact, AutoHotkey was derived from AutoIT. AutoHotkey and AutoIT are like many other scripting languages (e.g. VBA, JavaScript, PHP) but they are specialized for Windows automation. I find that the AutoIT syntax is more structured than its AutoHotkey counterpart … Read more

Enterpad vs AutoHotkey

Briefly, I would say that the Enterpad automates the keyboard and AutoHotkey automates Windows. When it comes to sending keystrokes for account numbers, credit card information, passwords, hotkeys and the like, the Enterpad programmable keyboard could be the perfect solution. Working inside Windows, AutoHotkey can emulate keystrokes and mouse moves, start programs, manage variables, perform … Read more

How to work faster with PuTTY

A PuTTY terminal is a good example of situation in which you might have to type the same fairly complex commands repeatedly. If you have to manage a LAMP server with Ubuntu, like I do, you are familiar with commands like these: To locate the Apache log file: cd /var/log/apache2To backup a website: tar cpzf … Read more

Everything about the installation of AutoHotkey

Installing AutoHotkey on Windows Operating System is very easy. —Install the software (about 2 MB) directly from the AutoHotkey Website at this address: http://www.autohotkey.com/download/AutoHotkeyInstall.exe. … When Windows asks if you want to save or execute, click on “execute.”  By default, AutoHotkey will automatically be installed in the “C:\Program Files\AutoHotkey\” folder that it will create. The installation process is … Read more

Managing a large number of hotkeys!

It is exactly the problem we faced at the beginning with AutoHotkey. We needed 100+ “hotkey-to-macro” to open websites/ files, select accounts/ fonts/ printers, start programs, type special characters and so on. Actually we had 4 problems: We solved everything with an Enterpad. The graphic overlay on the Enterpad solved the problem of remembering and … Read more