Re: netbooks, keyboards, old-fashioned Xy4 DOS

I use autohotkey and leave it on in XyW (I'm using old III+; can't speak for 
IV).  It works fine with (at least that version of) XyW.

Best,

David


----- Original Message -----
From: Harry Binswanger <hb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Friday, July 16, 2010 10:55 am
Subject: Re: netbooks, keyboards, old-fashioned Xy4 DOS

> Carl wrote:
> 
> > > I've been using Autohotkey for about 8 years, and have nothing
> > > but praise for it. Free from autohotkey.com
> >
> >How well does it coexist with XyWrite's KBD file? Within XyWrite,
> >which takes precedence for a given key, the Autohotkey assignment or
> >the XyWrite assignment?
> 
> I'm glad you asked, because I should have added that. I have it turn 
> itself 
> off whenever Xy is the active Window. Here's the relevant portion of 
> the 
> script:
> 
> SetTimer, WatchActiveWindow, 100 ; timing
> 
> WatchActiveWindow:
>     If WinActive("XyWrite")
>          Suspend On
>     else if not GlobalSuspension
>          Suspend Off
> Return
> 
> Pause:: ; Set Pause button to toggle a suspension globally, not just 
> in XyWrite
>     Suspend Toggle
>     GlobalSuspension:=not GlobalSuspension ; toggle the flag, too
> Return
> 
> 
> I actually use a longish disjunction in the IfWinActive line, to cover 
> 
> NotaBene and cmd.exe, but I omit that here for reading ease.
> 
> 
> Harry Binswanger
> hb@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> 

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