Macro Activations

  1. A Hot Key is a set of keys pressed to initiate a macro. This includes pressing CTRL+ALT+R, F3, Shift+F12 or over 700 other combinations.
  2. A Shortkey is a small string of characters, such as abc, tr, or zzz. When a matching combination is typed, the text is erased and the assigned macro executes.
  3. A Scheduled Macro executes on a given time schedule.
  4. A Window Activated macro runs when a specific window gains focus (appears) on your computer.
  5. A Control Activated macro starts when a specific window control gains focus or is on top.
  6. Click on a specific area of the screen with the left, right or middle Mouse button to trigger a macro.
  7. A Popup Menu or Floating Menu contains a list or menu of defined macros. From the menu, click on the desired macro or press an associated number or letter to execute the macro.
  8. A macro can be activated through a Batch File or Command Line.
  9. Macros may also be activated through Windows API calls or Windows Explorer.
  10. Run a macro from the Macro Explorer by using the Run Macro Now option.
Macro Express Pro provides these additional options for starting a macro:
  1. The Directory Modification activation type looks for changes to files in a folder or to the folder.
  2. The Process Event activation method initiates a macro when a process first starts or when it closes.
  3. The System Event activation looks for changes to the system.
  4. Run a macro based on the contents of the clipboard.
  5. The TCP/IP activation monitors when an Internet or Network connection has been made or released.

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