Installing AutoIt3 and SciTE4AutoIt3
Using AutoIt3 Production and (optional) Beta version together with SciTE4AutoIt3
Download and install the latest AutoIt3 production version from
Select "Edit for Open" if you want your script to open in SciTE when you double click an .au3 file.
(Optional) Download and install the latest AutoIt3 Beta version from
The Beta will be installed in ...\AutoIt3\Beta.
Do check that the Beta version number is higher than the release version - if not then there is no point in installing it.
Download and install the latest SciTE4AutoIt3 from
This will install this modified version of SciTE in ...\AutoIt3\SciTE.
You are now ready to start editing scripts in SciTE4AutoIt3. You might find these keyboard shortcuts useful initially (the full list is
F1 AutoIt Help file
F5 Run script with the production release (run AU3Check and AutoIt3)
Ctrl-F5 Syntax check script with production version
F7 Compile script with production version (run AU3Check and Aut2Exe
If you have installed the Beta version then pressing the Alt key in addition will run the Beta versions of the executables.