AutoHotkey Hello World examples


Example

Show a "Hello World!" in message box.

MsgBox, Hello World!

Show "Hello World!" stored in variable MyString in message box.

MyString := "Hello World!"
MsgBox, %MyString%

Show a "Hello World!" in tooltip.

#Persistent
Tooltip, Hello World!

Show a "Hello World!" message in the traybar edit.

#Persistent
TrayTip,, Hello World!

Show "Hello World!" in a GUI window.

Gui, Add, Text,, Hello World!
Gui, Add, Edit,, Hello World!
Gui, Show
return

GuiClose() {
    ExitApp
}

Prints "Hello, World!" to Standard Output (stdout).

FileAppend, % "Hello, World!", *

Simulate typing "Hello, World!" when pressing enter

Enter::Send, Hello World{!}

Create a new file called HelloWorld.txt

FileAppend,, HelloWorld.txt

When typing the word "Hello" followed by a space or enter it will be replaced by "Hello World"

::Hello::Hello World