alt key misfunctions in combination keys like "!m"

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fatsen
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alt key misfunctions in combination keys like "!m"

20 Apr 2017, 02:48

The script is as follows.
When I press the Alt & m key in the windows of Internet Explorer or notepad++, the menu bar will display, which is the function of the seperate alt key. Because of that, ^c can't function as hoped (the selected text can't be copied). So the msgbox is blank. While the script can function normally in the windows of MS Word or notepad.
Thanks very much.

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PipeDreams
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Re: alt key misfunctions in combination keys like "!m"

20 Apr 2017, 09:29

I tested this in NP++, I can not replicate the error. It copies the text right into the MsgBox on my PC. Your script seems to work.
fatsen
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Re: alt key misfunctions in combination keys like "!m"

20 Apr 2017, 17:55

PipeDreams wrote:I tested this in NP++, I can not replicate the error. It copies the text right into the MsgBox on my PC. Your script seems to work.

What i want to say is that when there is the Alt key in combination keys like "!m", sometimes it doesn't work normally in some applications, it works like "press and release the ALT key at first, and then press and release the ALT & m combination key". In my computer, this script also works in MS Word and Notepad, so I don't know in which applications it would work normally.
My notepad++ is portable version, it might be relevant to the misfuction of the script. However, the Internet Explorer is the defaulted application of the operating system, which should not cause misfuction.(PS. The operating system is 64bit Windows 7, and the Internet Explorer version is 11.0.9600.18376.)
Thanks.
fatsen
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Re: alt key misfunctions in combination keys like "!m"

21 Apr 2017, 02:56

I have tried, unfortunately it doesn't work. Thanks all the same.
ahk_nb wrote:

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!m:: 	
clipboard:=
send ^c
clipwait, 0 ; try this intead of sleep 200, hope it helps...
msgbox %clipboard%
return
fatsen
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Re: alt key misfunctions in combination keys like "!m"

26 Apr 2017, 03:44

The worst solving method. When the app is Internet Explorer, send {alt}. The modified script is as follows.

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!m::
ifwinactive ahk_exe iexplorer.exe
send {alt}
clipboard:=
send ^c
sleep 200
msgbox %clipboard%
return


fatsen wrote:The script is as follows.
When I press the Alt & m key in the windows of Internet Explorer or notepad++, the menu bar will display, which is the function of the seperate alt key. Because of that, ^c can't function as hoped (the selected text can't be copied). So the msgbox is blank. While the script can function normally in the windows of MS Word or notepad.
Thanks very much.


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