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Freeze panes in Excel, Toggle screen update and MRU list via AutoHotkey

This video coverFreeze panes in Excels how to Freeze panes in Excel, Toggle screen updating (which can drastically speed-up your script) and inject a file name int the MRU (Most Recently Used) list of files.

This video walks through how to use the below AutoHotkey functions.  Be sure you check out how to get a handle to Excel which is covered in this video.

Freeze panes in Excel, Toggle screen updates & insert file into MRU

Frezing panes, Toggling screen update and MRU List in Excel via AutoHotkey

AutoHotkey code demonstrated in Video

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Inserting / Deleting and setting height of rows in Excel via AutoHotkey

rows in Excel via AutoHotkeyNext in line of my Microsoft Excel tutorials is this video to demonstrate Inserting, Deleting and setting width of Excel rows via AutoHotkey.

Here is the video walking through manipulating Rows in Excel via AutoHotkey

Inserting / Deleting & adjusting height of Excel Rows with AutoHotkey

Here are the functions to manipulate rows in Excel via AutoHotkey demonstrated in the above video

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Merging, Shrinking, and Wrapping cells in Excel with AutoHotkey

Excel with AutoHotkeyThe below video and AutoHotkey functions demonstrate how to connect to an Excel Object and manipulate a range of cells in Excel.  In particular I demonstrate use Excel with AutoHotkey to:

  • Wrap text (have text in cells expand so all words are visible)
  • Shrink to fit (reduce the size of the font so text fits within a given cell at it’s current size)
  • Merge cells (keep content from top-left range but merge the provided cells into one cell)

Merging, Shrinking, and Wrapping cells in Excel with AutoHotkey

Merging, Shrinking, and Wrapping cells in Excel with AutoHotkey

Here are the functions to use Excel with AutoHotkey

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Insert / Delete columns in Excel via AutoHotkey

Columns in Excel via AutoHotkeyThis post continues to build on using AutoHotkey via COM to manipulate Excel.  This time I demonstrate how easy it is to use an AutoHotkey function to insert columns, delete columns and set column widths.  All of which are utilizing a simple function after connecting to Excel via AutoHotkey and COM.

Here’s the video demonstrating how to manipulate columns in Excel via AutoHotkey.

Inserting / Deleting columns & setting widths in Excel with AutoHotkey

Here is the code where I demonstrate in the above video how to manipulate columns in Excel via AutoHotkey.  Make sure you connect to the Excel object before calling the functions!