Adding / Manipulating / Clearing Borders in Excel with AutoHotkey

Borders in ExcelIn this tutorial I show how to add / remove / edit Borders in Excel with AutoHotkey.   Below is the code I use to apply the changes.  Be sure to review this if you’re unfamiliar with connecting to Excel via a COM object,

Function for working with Borders in Excel

Here is the video where I walk through using the function to play with Borders in Excel

Excel & AutoHotkey-Adding & Removing Borders

AutoHotkey Webinar: 10/18/2016 Excel and COM

AutoHotkey webinarAutoHotkey Webinar Videos and Links

  • Here is a link to video of the First hour (Thank you Joe W for providing this.  I forgot to record the first hour!)
  • Video of Second hour where we chit-chat about how to best solve some problems.

Link to AutoHotkey Webinar resources Excel via COM:

 Resources covered during AutoHotkey webinar

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Set Excel Font type and format with AutoHotkey

Automatically Set Excel Font type, size, emphasis with AutoHotkeySet Excel Font

Excel files are a go-to standard form many business people.  Often people will export a file from their “tool” and then spend time making it “pretty” by adjusting font size, type, cell color, formatting, etc.  When I do this, I automate the re-doing of applying formatting over and over which greatly streamlines the process and makes things more consistent.

Tutorial how to use the below AutoHotkey functions

Excel & AutoHotkey-Font type, size, and formatting

The following AutoHotkey functions are demonstrated in the below above video.  They make it a breeze to update settings in a given Excel range.

AutoHotkey functions to Set Excel Font type, Size and format

 

Setting Number format of Excel with AutoHotkey

Excel with AutoHotkeyThis short video demonstrates the below AutoHotkey function that allows you to easily set the number format.

Video demonstrating setting Number format in Excel with AutoHotkey

Use AutoHotkey to set Number format of Excel cell

Here is the function reviewed in the video and the example function calls.  Make sure you include the function of getting a pointer to the current Excel object so you can manipulate Excel with AutoHotkey.