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Extract email address from text with Regular Expression in AutoHotkey

Extract email addressRegular Expressions are incredibly helpful for day-to-day tasks!  In this short video I demonstrate how easy it is to use a Regular Expression (RegEx) in AutoHotkey to extract email addresses from text.  The first half of the video shows how I use it to parse the haystack listed in the script.  The second half of the video I make a minor tweak and adapt it to work with any program that you can copy text to the clipboard.

Below is the code I demonstrate in the video

 

Extract email addresses via Regular Expression in AutoHotkey

Extract email addresses with Regular Expression in AutoHotkey

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Screen clipping + (Outlook, IMGUR,Local file…)

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Screen Clipping

I use this AutoHotKey screen clipping script at least a dozen times a day. I think most people SHOULD be using it that often but don’t realize how useful it can be. This video walks through a few examples of how I use it.  You can download an executable version here.

At a high level- here are it’s strengths:

  • Incredibly easy to create a clip and leave it on the screen (then discard easily)
  • API integration with IMGURimage upload
  • Writes Outlook email and attaches it automatically (including time stamp and custom email)
  • Saves file as local png and places path to file on clipboard (so you can paste in anywhere- makes uploading to Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. a breeze)
  • Can easily save png file to desktop using timestamp for name
Screen clipping and various uses

The script (and commentary) can be found on the AutoHotKey forum here.  I’ve also included the AutoHotKey code below.

 

 

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Screen Clipping w/built in email attachment, IMUGR upload, & saving

screen clippingI use this AutoHotKey screen clipping script at least a dozen times a day. I think most people SHOULD be using it that often but don’t realize how useful it can be.

The below video walks through a some examples of how I use it.  Trust me, after you start using it for a few days, you’ll wonder how you managed to get by all these years without having it!

screen clipping & built-in options

My version allows you to:

  1. have multiple clips on the main window
  2. automatically write a pretty email customized to the time/date and attach a .png file (easy to tweak to whatever format you want)
  3. upload to  IMUGUR
  4. save locally and paste path to file wherever needed (I use this for Facebook very frequently)
  5. save locally with a time-stamp

Here is the video demonstrating it’s usage

Screen clipping and various uses

and here is the AutoHotkey code (Be sure you create and swap out an IMUGR API key)