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How can I open a program+run a hotkey within it?


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I would like to create a certain shortcut.

It must open a program, then execute a hotkey multiple times.

 

I need it to open this program:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTE.EXE

 

I need it to execute this hotkey 5 times:

CTRL+M

 

Does anyone know how this can be done?

 

 

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Extra Note:

Some of you maybe wondering why I need the hotkey.

OneNote does not let you open multiple windows, unless you use the hotkey.

Using the hotkey 5 times allows me to open 5 windows.

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It looks like all you need to do is set up a loop to press the Cntrl+M 5 times. Try something like this:

 

Activate or Launch: "One" OR "ONENOTE.EXE"
Repeat Start (Repeat 5 times)
 Control Key Down
   Text Type: m
 Control Key Up
Repeat End

 

You may need to enter a small delay before the end of the loop, depending on your machine, but this should do the trick.

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It looks like all you need to do is set up a loop to press the Cntrl+M 5 times. Try something like this:

 

Activate or Launch: "One" OR "ONENOTE.EXE"
Repeat Start (Repeat 5 times)
 Control Key Down
   Text Type: m
 Control Key Up
Repeat End

 

You may need to enter a small delay before the end of the loop, depending on your machine, but this should do the trick.

 

Thank you so much for your help!

 

I just found a working "Direct Script Editor" combination:

<LAUNCHDEL2:0:01C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTE.EXE><DELAY:3><TEXTTYPE:<CONTROL>m><DELAY:1><TEXTTYPE:<CONTROL>m><DELAY:1><TEXTTYPE:<CONTROL>m><DELAY:1><TEXTTYPE:<CONTROL>m><DELAY:1><TEXTTYPE:<CONTROL>m><TERME>

 

Yours looks much simpler, and I will give it a try.

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