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by JDN
19 May 2018, 10:16
Forum: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Topic: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Replies: 688
Views: 223214

Re: Suggestions on documentation improvements

As Lexicos pointed out in the following thread: https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=49224 I was mistaken in posting that you can remove the Hidden attribute from the C:\ProgramData folder by using the Folder Options from Windows Explorer or the Control Panel. It enables one to see that...
by JDN
19 May 2018, 09:59
Forum: Ask For Help
Topic: startup script not working Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 2150

Re: startup script not working Topic is solved

Lexicos is entirely correct. For some reason, I was mistaken in saying that changing that Windows Explorer Folders Option would remove the Hidden attribute. I had spent several hours trying to find the Startup folder on my PC and was only able to do it once I changed that option. But of course that ...
by JDN
18 May 2018, 18:28
Forum: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Topic: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Replies: 688
Views: 223214

Re: Suggestions on documentation improvements

I have just updated my Explorer tutorial to provide information about 'shell:' folders e.g. shell:Startup and shell:Common Startup. The FAQ could possibly make reference to these 'shell:' folders. jeeswg's Explorer tutorial - AutoHotkey Community https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=31...
by JDN
18 May 2018, 18:23
Forum: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Topic: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Replies: 688
Views: 223214

Re: Suggestions on documentation improvements

... I can't believe Microsoft never provided any easier way. ... they have 3. Navigate to the Startup folder inside the Programs folder. Alternatively, press Win + R , type in shell:startup and click OK , or press Enter . Aha! Thank you very much for that info. I didn't know that. I should tell you...
by JDN
18 May 2018, 15:12
Forum: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Topic: Suggestions on documentation improvements
Replies: 688
Views: 223214

Re: Suggestions on documentation improvements

Blk28 recently started a thread titled, "startup script not working". Here is a link: https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=49224 This thread got me to thinking there is a problem in the AHK FAQ section about the "Startup Folder". Here is what the FAQ says: ------------------------------...
by JDN
18 May 2018, 14:55
Forum: Ask For Help
Topic: startup script not working Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 2150

Re: startup script not working Topic is solved

There is a most excellent freeware utility called "Startup" written by Mike Lin. Just Google "startup mike Lin" and download it. Here is one link but I haven't tried it: http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/startup_control_panel_standalone_version.html Managing the startup folder is a real pain i...
by JDN
15 May 2018, 18:07
Forum: Ask For Help
Topic: AHK Mystery
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Re: AHK Mystery

I thank you for your good advice. I had decided yesterday to rewrite this post for several reasons. Among them are several that you mentioned. When I said that all the hotkeys are invoked in the same way, I was referring to the way in which they are activated. Specifically, you press both the CTL an...
by JDN
15 May 2018, 00:10
Forum: Ask For Help
Topic: AHK Mystery
Replies: 2
Views: 676

AHK Mystery

I'm currently having a problem using AHK with Windows 7 but before explaining the problem I'm having, I need to tell you that I have two PCs and this problem only occurs on one of them. Because of that, I fear there may be something about the PC that causes this problem and so you may not be able to...
by JDN
09 May 2018, 02:17
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Retrieving Test Posts
Replies: 1
Views: 829

Retrieving Test Posts

I hope it's OK for me to use this forum to create a "test post".

Can anyone please tell me if there is some other forum on this board better suited for creating test posts?

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