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There are many tutorials available for AutoIt. This page is an overview of a few known tutorials. More tutorials can possibly be found and will be added to this page in time.
 
There are many tutorials available for AutoIt. This page is an overview of a few known tutorials. More tutorials can possibly be found and will be added to this page in time.
  
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These tutorials describe simple tasks and AutoIt syntax.
 
These tutorials describe simple tasks and AutoIt syntax.
  
* [[Tutorial_Core_Language|Language tutorial]] ''( cheat sheet )''
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* [[Tutorial_Core_Language|Language tutorial]] ''(cheat sheet)''
* [http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=21048 Welcome to AutoIt 1-2-3]
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=21048 Welcome to AutoIt 1-2-3]
* [http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=84960 Learning to script with AutoIt v3]
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=84960 Learning to script with AutoIt v3]
  
 
==Autoit-1-2-3==
 
==Autoit-1-2-3==
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[[image:Autoit-1-2-3.jpg|center]]
 
[[image:Autoit-1-2-3.jpg|center]]
  
You can download AutoIt 1-2-3 from [http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?act=attach&type=post&id=10824 here], or check out the [http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=21048&hl=tutorials Forum page].
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You can download AutoIt 1-2-3 from [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?act=attach&type=post&id=10824 here], or check out the [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=21048&hl=tutorials Forum page].
  
 
==Learning to script with AutoIt V3==
 
==Learning to script with AutoIt V3==
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This tutorial has example AU3 files contained in the text, printable exercise question/answer sheet and more. Originally by lxP and updated by BrettF, this is a great starting point for those who have never scripted before. For people who may have done other languages, this will also be a good back to basics tutorial.
 
This tutorial has example AU3 files contained in the text, printable exercise question/answer sheet and more. Originally by lxP and updated by BrettF, this is a great starting point for those who have never scripted before. For people who may have done other languages, this will also be a good back to basics tutorial.
  
[http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=84960 Download now].
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[https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=84960 Download now].
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==Learn To Program Using FREE Tools with AutoIt==
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An PDF book made by forum member Jfish.
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[https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/files/file/351-learn-to-program-using-free-tools-with-autoit/ Learn To Program Using FREE Tools with AutoIt]
  
 
= Video =
 
= Video =
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLU60CD-Poo AutoIt Video Tutorials - Part 1]
 
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLU60CD-Poo AutoIt Video Tutorials - Part 1]
  
= More complicated AutoIt commands and concepts =
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Set of tutorials by [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/user/64654-morthawt/ TutsTeach (Morthawt)]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4Jcq5zn02jKpjX0nqI1_fS7mEEb5tw6z Easy AutoIt Scripting Video Tutorials]
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= More complex AutoIt commands and concepts =
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*[[ADO|ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)]]
 
*[[Arrays]]
 
*[[Arrays]]
*[[GUIRegisterMsg]]
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*[[GUIRegisterMsg|GUIRegisterMsg]]
 
*[[Interrupting a running function]]
 
*[[Interrupting a running function]]
*[[Variables - using Global, Local and ByRef]]
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*[[ListView]]
 
*[[Managing Multiple GUIs|Managing multiple GUIs]]
 
*[[Managing Multiple GUIs|Managing multiple GUIs]]
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*[[Modal MsgBox Styles|Modal MsgBox styles]]
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*[[Moving and Resizing PopUp GUIs|Moving and resizing pop up GUIs]]
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*[[Recursion]]
 
*[[Setting Styles|Setting styles]]
 
*[[Setting Styles|Setting styles]]
*[[Moving and Resizing PopUp GUIs|Moving and resizing pop up GUIs]]
 
*[[Modal MsgBox Styles|Modal MsgBox styles]]
 
 
*[[Tabs]]
 
*[[Tabs]]
*[[Recursion]]
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*[[UnitTesting|Unit Testing]]
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*[[Variables - using Global, Local, Static and ByRef]]
  
 
= Tips to make your coding easier =
 
= Tips to make your coding easier =
 
*[[Adding UDFs to AutoIt and SciTE]]
 
*[[Adding UDFs to AutoIt and SciTE]]
 
*[[Adding utilities to the SciTE Tools menu]]
 
*[[Adding utilities to the SciTE Tools menu]]
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*[https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/131833-scite-jump-navigate-between-functions-and-regions-in-an-autoit-script/  Use tools like SciTE Jump]
  
= Books =
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= Additional Resources =
[http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596515126/ AutoIt v3: Your Quick Guide (Andy Flesner, O'Reilly)]
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The AutoIt community is itself your best source for information, tutorials and assistance with the language. AutoIt boasts a very large community of both professional and hobbyist coders, all of whom
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volunteer their time to assist with scripting questions. See below for just a few of our different forums:
  
This guide teaches you the foundations of the AutoIt v3 language. You will learn about variables and includes, graphical user interfaces, user-defined functions, and conditional and loop statements. You will then apply what you have learned in examples related to the system administration field.
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/ Forum Home]
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/forum/2-general-help-and-support/ General Support Questions]
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/forum/10-graphical-user-interface-gui-help-and-support/ GUI Support Questions]
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/forum/9-example-scripts/ Example Scripts]
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* [https://www.autoitscript.com/wiki/WebDriver WebDriver]

Latest revision as of 23:39, 6 January 2020

There are many tutorials available for AutoIt. This page is an overview of a few known tutorials. More tutorials can possibly be found and will be added to this page in time.

AutoIt beginner

These tutorials describe simple tasks and AutoIt syntax.

Autoit-1-2-3

By Valuater, this tutorial is one of the most popular. Some key features are:

  • Over 19 Interactive GUI's
  • Over 50 Step-by-Step Scripts
  • Verbal Instructions
  • Complete with Demonstrations and Answers
  • Exe Format for New People

This is the second page you will see when running AutoIt 1-2-3. It gives important links to necessary downloads and allows you to run demos that are supplied with the program.

Autoit-1-2-3.jpg

You can download AutoIt 1-2-3 from here, or check out the Forum page.

Learning to script with AutoIt V3

This tutorial has example AU3 files contained in the text, printable exercise question/answer sheet and more. Originally by lxP and updated by BrettF, this is a great starting point for those who have never scripted before. For people who may have done other languages, this will also be a good back to basics tutorial.

Download now.

Learn To Program Using FREE Tools with AutoIt

An PDF book made by forum member Jfish.

Learn To Program Using FREE Tools with AutoIt

Video

These are almost 20 AutoIt video tutorials by 403forbidden. You can view all the tutorials at the link below. They start at a beginner level and work up from there.

Set of tutorials by TutsTeach (Morthawt)

More complex AutoIt commands and concepts

Tips to make your coding easier

Additional Resources

The AutoIt community is itself your best source for information, tutorials and assistance with the language. AutoIt boasts a very large community of both professional and hobbyist coders, all of whom volunteer their time to assist with scripting questions. See below for just a few of our different forums: