Dave James Miller

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HipChat (Y) and (N) shortcuts for thumbs up/down using AutoHotKey

HipChat uses “(thumbsup)” and “(thumbsdown)” instead of the easier to type “(Y)” and “(N)” of MSN Messenger, so I remapped them using AutoHotKey. Read More

Sleep/suspend/hibernate computer automatically when TV is switched off using AutoHotKey

I wrote this AutoHotKey script to automatically switch off my PC when the TV is switched off so when I watch TV in bed (using VLC) I only have to press one button to switch it all off, rather than… Read More

Toggle hidden files and/or file extensions in Windows Explorer with a keyboard shortcut using AutoHotKey

This is part of my AutoHotkey script that allows me to toggle hidden files with Ctrl+Alt+H and file extensions with Ctrl+Alt+E. Read More

Create a new file with Ctrl+Alt+N keyboard shortcut in Windows Explorer with AutoHotKey

This is part of my AutoHotkey script. When you are in Windows Explorer it allows you to press Ctrl+Alt+N and type a filename, and that file is created in the current directory and opened in the appropriate editor (usually gVim in my case, but it will… Read More

Paste clipboard contents as plain text with AutoHotKey

This is part of my AutoHotkey script that pastes the contents of the clipboard as plain text when I press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+V. Read More

Create a new file from a template, prompting the user for the filename, in Windows with AutoHotKey

This is an AutoHotKey script that prompts the user for a filename, creates that file (by copying a template), then launches that file. The way I use this is I have a folder full of Word documents, with a script right… Read More

Run a program with a keyboard shortcut with AutoHotKey

This is a simple and rather generic example of an AutoHotkey script to run a program when you press a keyboard shortcut. Add as many of these as you want to a .ahk file, and set that to be run at startup. Read More

Turn monitor off with a keyboard shortcut with AutoHotKey

This is part of my AutoHotkey script that turns off my monitor when I press Win+\. It also turns the screensaver on at the same time, so that Windows Live Messenger (and any other programs) know I am away. Read More

Sleep/suspend/hibernate computer with a keyboard shortcut using AutoHotKey

This is part of my AutoHotkey script that puts my computer to sleep when I press Win+F12. Read More

Paste the current date into any program using AutoHotKey

This is part of my AutoHotkey script that pastes the current date into any program when I press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+D. Read More

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