Excel VBA using Autohotkey app with Outlook mail send

Posted on 2014-04-09
Last Modified: 2014-04-09

I just downloaded Autohotkey as I was told that it could automatically click the send button
when I run Excel VBA code to display multiple mail messages.
I have no idea as to how to set this up with Autohotkey. Can someone please help?
I found the following but am not sure how to implement it
Question by:murbro
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ID: 39988923
In the System tray, Autohotkey, Edit:

add to the top of the script:


CheckForMsgBox2:      ;Closes popup windows
IfWinExist, Microsoft Office Outlook ahk_class #32770
	ControlClick, Button3, Microsoft Office Outlook ahk_class #32770, Allow
	ControlClick, Button4, Microsoft Office Outlook ahk_class #32770, Allow


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Give the Reload script command (systray again) and it should work

Author Comment

ID: 39988951

I am not sure where the tray is. If I click on the Autohotkey icon I get the following message. I click yes and nothing happens

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Expert Comment

ID: 39988975
The System Tray is where all the small icons are, the usual default location is bottom right corner. It's the green "H" icon, right mouse click on it.
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Author Comment

ID: 39989045
When I open it I see the following text. Do I just overwrite it? Or do I add the code you mentioned at the top? Thanks
Script lines most recently executed (oldest first).  Press [F5] to refresh.  The seconds elapsed between a line and the one after it is in parentheses to the right (if not 0).  The bottommost line's elapsed time is the number of seconds since it executed.

---- C:\Users\murbro\Documents\AutoHotkey.ahk
016: Return (659.90)

Press [F5] to refresh.
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Accepted Solution

Kimputer earned 500 total points
ID: 39989711
I said, right mouse click on the green H icon in the system tray. Then Edit, then add the provided code on top of the file, save it, right mouse click on icon again, Reload script.

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ID: 39989776
Thanks very much

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