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How can I automate switching to Firefox and changing config settings? - (Moved)


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Hello,

 

Brand new AutoIT user. I've done some basic scripting with Python, Excel VBA, and the venerable AutoHotKey.

 

Could someone perhaps share some pointers on how I could do the following -

 

I want to make a hotkey so that if I press, say, win+ctrl+5, my current Firefox session will open a new tab (or opening a new session would work), go to about:config, and go to the "media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled" option, and toggle it from its current state, then close the tab.

A runner-up would be simply taking me to the about:config screen, pasting in "media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled", and then I manually toggle it and close the tab.

 

Please let me know if I should post elsewhere.

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You should have posted in General Help & Support forum.  Mod will move it there soon.

You may want to look at WebDriver UDF to easily perform such a task.

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