How to View the Inner Workings and Hidden Mechanisms of Running AutoHotkey Scripts
AutoHotkey includes a tool called the Main Window which aids with the debugging process. It gives you a peek into various aspects of a running .ahk script:
- Most recently executed lines of code (ListLines command).
- Current variables and values (ListVars command).
- Active Hotkeys (ListHotkeys command).
- Keyboard activity (KeyHistory command).
Open the Main Window by right-clicking on Windows System Tray icon of an active .ahk script and selecting Open from the top of the menu. The window pops open at the “Lines most recently executed” view. You can select the other three views plus “Refresh” from the View menu. Continue reading