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How do I chain letters in a HotKeySet?
This works:

HotKeySet("+!d", "function")

I tried this but does not work
 

HotKeySet("abc", "function")

Just reacts to the a, how to accomplish this?

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BrewManNH

You can't do it that way with HotKeySet, the function only works with a single key, and the modifier keys CTRL/ALT/SHIFT/WIN can also be used with that single key.

You  could do it with _IsPressed instead though, but it's trickier and harder to code.


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Somewhere else recently @Melba23 answered a similar question.

You can not check simultaneously for a combo key press.  So checking for ispressed 'abc' will not work.  Rather check for

ispressed 'a' then ispressed 'b' then ispressed 'c'

 

and only when ALL conditions are met, do the next step.

 


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BetaLeaf

Sorry to revive an old topic, but I actually solved this issue earlier this year. Check out my example script Map.au3. It uses a password in map.txt as a hotkey and only works if you type the string in fast enough. So if my map.txt contained a password of "apples", I would have to type in "apples" one letter at a time, and when the last letter has been typed, the function activates. 

 


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