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How to automate Windows with a fast & easy (minimal programming) solution?

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You can say RtvReco is old indeed. It is from 2002, so 18 years. Its website hasn't been updated since 2003 either. Wouldn't try this anymore on Windows 10.
-Shades (July 23, 2020, 04:47 PM)
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I, too, was (slightly) wondering about the age of the program. Have taken it out of my list of things to try now. :-)

Haven't used it in quite a long time, but maybe TinyTask would be worth looking into?
The author's website doesn't exist any longer but i found copies on multiple download sites by searching for "tinytask".
-AzureToad (July 26, 2020, 11:00 AM)
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Thanks for the suggestion, AzureToad. TinyTask is now on my list of Apps to try.

"minimal programming" might never be as minimal as you'd like    The closest you can get might be something like Macro Express, a well-featured, long-established program.

Cheaper but less featured; Axife Mouse Recorder (apparently written in AutoIT).

Even cheaper, plus a free version; Mini Mouse Macro.
-rjbull (July 27, 2020, 05:24 PM)
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Thanks rjbull, added to my list. Will try out in the coming weeks and post back my experiences here.


AutoHotkey can do this. You can either program a script yourself, which is relatively easy to learn, or make user of some existing helper script to record a set of mouse movements and clicks that can later be rerun. Or do a combination of both. For example Mouse And Keyboard Macro Recorder from AutoHotkey forums.
-Nod5 (July 25, 2020, 11:57 AM)
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Thanks Nod5. In tune with what the others have written as well, a solution without any kind of programming (visually setting roles like in many products, included) is definitely not possible. This got me thinking if AHK might actually not be as easy or even easier than the other solutions. I have given the AHK tutorial on its site a go and the language does seem to not very much difficult. Your suggestion regarding the Keyboard Macro recorder will definitely be helpful. I did not know about it. AHK is now on my list as well.

I will try the various options and will post my experiences here in this post from time to time.


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