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What's a good keystroke macro recorder and replayer on Windows?

I use macros a lot and I'd like to use them regardless of which program I'm using. I use them most when refactoring code. The problem is that Visual Studio's macro recording and playback engine is so ...
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Bulk export for Outlook emails, and cleaning up Microsoft junk HTML

My ultimate goal is to export thousands of emails from Outlook 2007 in a format that will allow me to post them on my WordPress powered website. Update: this problem requires multiple steps to solve, ...
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Holistic keyboard shortcut approach/scheme/guide?

The Question: Where can I find a resource to help me implement a powerful, holistic, cross-application approach to keyboard shortcuts on MacOS that maximizes productivity and minimizes movement that ...
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Mouse and keyboard recording and replaying on Linux

On Windows, I used TinyTask multiple times a week for years (amazing program, recommended for every Windows user). Now I want to switch to Linux, but I can't find a program that does the same: Start ...
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Software for multiple text presets (Windows)

I need a software that I can pop up with a hotkey and have visual pre-set text sections to choose from. Upon click, text should be inserted wherever my focus was (Skype, web chats etc). I need it to ...
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Very simple macro expanding command line program in Linux and Windows

I am trying to create a workflow in which a single Markdown source document will spit HTML and LaTex friendly Markdown files. Since my content editor uses PC I need him to work on source document but ...
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Automate GUI interaction against directory of files

I use a program called OkMap which I use to generate Garmin Custom Map KMZ files from GeoTiffs. Every now and then I need to process a bunch of updated files, last time it was 80. The task is pretty ...
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Mouse/keyboard macro program?

I need a program that can record mouse and keyboard input, however it needs to record a specific way. Most macro programs record the position your cursor is at using pixel coordinates, however this ...
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Word: tool to convert numeric string to heading style

I received a text-only file which has the heading text, including the section numbers like "4.5.6.12". Is there a tool (or macro) for Microsoft Word or for RTF text that can count how many levels ...
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Find image on screen and click on it using keystrokes

I play a webpage based game in which a picture is shown alongwith some jumbled alphabets below the image. The player is supposed to click on the alphabets in an orderly manner to form the name of the ...
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Update VBA macros across multiple Excel files

I have created a few VBA Macros and I need to use the same macros in different files. So say I have a macro "X" and I have files "A", "B" and "C" that use the same macro "X". Currently whenever I ...
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Automate the process of running an excel macro on Sharepoint

Is there any way to automate the process of running an excel macro from an excel file in SharePoint without having to do it manually every day? From my understanding, Sharepoint does not have this ...
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Record my camera (and voice) and my screen side by side

I am using Mac. I would like to record a video, where I am shooting by Mac's embedded camera on the left, and my screen is on the right. On the same time, my voice should be recorded. Does anyone ...
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Enter data automatically into a web pages

I have a job to enter data into web pages everyday at specific times, these data are not fixed so is there a software I configure or program to enter the data for me automatically each day ? The data ...
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fetching data from website and posting on excel macro [closed]

Is it possible that we can use python or other language to fetch json data from website and posting on ms excel for enterprise purpose
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Need Help with Keyboard Macros [closed]

Does anyone know a good program in which I could write a macro? I need it to check for updates on the screen (ie. notification coming up) and then do a certain task based off of what that notification ...
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Schedule a single button press very easily?

I am looking for a (macro) program for windows (10) that allows me to move the mouse around so the pc doesn't automatically go to sleep. then press the enter-key (or better: a series of keys) at a ...
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Freeware to record a macro + screen record

Each time I want to do a GIF/screencast of a software like below, I have to do many takes before having the right result. Doing a single mistake often requires to start from scratch again! Is there a ...
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Something to fill out Forms and Control applications?

I search for Freeware (application, IDE, Library) to fill out forms, react with websites and control applications on windows. It should be possible to automate Tasks which i have to do several times ...
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reprogram hard coded mouse buttons ( triple click button for verbatim rapier v1 )

So i want to make macro script, i have gamer toolkit but there is nowhere to be programmed that little button, instead of 3 clicks i want to make it click til release. Thanks in advance <3 May the ...
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Tool to connect Excel VBA macro to IBM AS/400 Access Client

I am working with data in excel and IBM AS/400 Access Client. they linked together using vba macro. However, recently my company wants to change to IBM AS/400 Access Client Solution which is the ...
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“Extended” tool for creating windows macros

I have not a trivial task. I have a software running on Windows that contains two main views: Tree view menu and content. The task is automatically open and maximize this tool (quite easy), then ...
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Text/macro expansion program

I'm looking for a simple Windows program that lets me define some macro texts that are automatically expanded when I type. Just simply "replace this string with this string". E.g. -abc- expands to ...
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Controlling a game externally

Is there software to automate the menu-controls of a game (Project Cars 2)? In detail: We want to use Project Cars 2 in our game hall and therefore we are looking for a way to automatically start a ...
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Batch processing Acrobat Forms

I'm looking for a Windows app/process/whatever to batch export Acrobat PDF Forms to an Excel file. I've been searching for days and couldn't find any. Does someone has a link to a solution? This is ...