What is AutoHotkey (AHK)?

Computers have a multiple languages—many of which are completely indecipherable. But if you can learn the vocabulary, the grammar, and the rules of punctuation, you can tell the damn thing to do whatever you want.

AutoHotkey uses a fairly simple scripting language, and after a quick software download (offered here), you can start coding straight into Notepad.


As a beginner, even with the AutoHotkey tutorials, this is still a quite confusing, so I’ve compiled a little list of things I wish I’d known when I got started.

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