Inserting Future (or Past) Dates and Times with AutoHotkey GUIs and Hotstring Menus, (Part 10, Beginning Hotstrings)

Add Methods for Inserting Any Future or Past Date or Time into Your Windows and Web Documents with AutoHotkey GUI (Graphical User Interface) Pop-ups Using Hotstring Menus.

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Instantly Add Dates to Your Documents in Different Formats with Hotstring Menus, (Part 9, Beginning Hotstrings)

Don’t Know Which Time or Date Format You Need for Your Next Document or Web Form? Pick from a Hotstring Menu of Options.

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More Pop-up Synonym Menu Tips for AutoHotkey Hotstrings, (Part 8, Beginning Hotstrings)

The C Option (Case Sensitive)—An Easy Way to Limit Hotstring Action. Plus, How to Emulate Hotstring Capitalization in an Action Menu Subroutine.

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Replacing Overused Words with Pop-up Synonym Menus, (Part 7, Beginning Hotstrings)

Whether You’re a Student or Merely Want to Improve Your Writing, Use Hotstring Menus to Insert Substitutes for Over Abused Words…Plus Another Free AutoHotkey Script!

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Add Currency (and Other) Symbols with AutoHotkey Hotstring Menus (Part 6, Beginning Hotstrings)

Use AutoHotKey Hotstring Menus to Add Currency Symbols to Any Windows Program or on the Web

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How to Turn AutoHotkey Hotstring AutoCorrect Pop-up Menus into a Function, (Part 5, Beginning Hotstrings)

Save Redundant AutoHotkey Code by Creating a Function for Pop-up Hotstring Menus

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Beginning Tips for Writing AutoHotkey Scripts (Functions as Building Blocks)

In previous discussions, the modularity of AutoHotkey is highlighted. That means AutoHotkey scripts are composed of a series of building blocks many of which stand alone and are completely independent of the rest of the code. Continue reading

Writing AutoHotkey Functions to Make Life Easier

If You Find That You Often Rewrite the Same or Similar Code, Then Investigate Using a Function

Updated: March 7, 2020

A Question about AutoHotkey Functions:

Hi Jack, I very much appreciate your simple and easy to understand explanations and would really appreciate it if you would do a blog on how to use Functions in AutoHotkey. I’ve put together a tool for work that writes a series of different text strings based on menu choices and need to be able to log their use. My efforts to do so by using Functions have come to naught and I have fallen back to a series of several repetitive statements that I know could be done much more neatly. I’d be happy to send you an example if you’d like to work from that. Thanks! [Example received.]

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