AHK: How to Make a User Interface

I loathe ComputerSpeak.

Missed commas. Misspelled commands. A { instead of a ( because those bastards look exactly alike. Opening the script guarantees that I will make at least one of these errors while updating the code to do something slightly different.

So in order to combat this, I’m making my script a muzzle.

Call it a GUI (Graphical User Interface), call it a window, call it a box-it’s all the same to me. Essentially I’m turning this jumble of script on the right to this nice, soothing thing on the left.

GUI5

In the interest of keeping it simple, let’s make the simplest GUI possible and build up from there.

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AHK: How To Delete Every Other File in a Folder

STEP 1: Make a new AutoHotkey file. Not sure how to do that? Click here.

STEP 2: Right click your new AutoHotKey Script → Edit Script.

STEP 3: Copy and paste this text into the body.

Var = 8071
Loop, 100
{
FileDelete, C:\Users\Desktop\Sentient Webcam\IMG_%Var%.jpg
       Var+=2
}
return

STEP 4: Go to the folder with all the files in it, and copy the file path so the computer knows where to look. Paste that in place of the red text in the script.

FilePath

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