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Kanjitomo AHK shortcut guide v4
- Changelog: check bottom
How to use:
1. Download and install Kanjitomo (http://ahkscript.org/)
1. Download and install Autohotkey (http://ahkscript.org/)
2. Download and open the script (if you install it correctly, you should see red, anime character icon in taskbar)
3. Use the shortcut provided (or customize it yourself)
Window key + q - Open Kanjitomo**
Window key + x - Toggle Auto OCR On/Off
Window key + a - Manual input to Kanjitomo and change input to Japanese/Hiragana
Window key + s - Define English word in Google
Window key + c - Copy, paste words in text file and save**
F1 - Toggle Japanese/English input
4. For '**', you need to set the directory first before you can use the shortcut, or it won't work and error pops up: "The system can't find the file specified"
5. Open the script in Notepad
6. Change location of Kanjitomo and location of text file with extension.
7. Save and open the script again
8. Test the shortcut, if it works, you're done. If there's error, there's probably small fuckup, check the script again.
Open the script in notepad
"#q::" is the shortcut key, change to however you want. #q is a combination of "#" and "q" (# is window key and q is q button.)
More hotkey is in ahk wiki. (https://autohotkey.com/docs/Hotkeys.htm)
. If you're lazy to press button, you can set mouse shortcut if you have more than two button in your mouse for extra comfy. I use Logitech gaming mouse software.
. Put the script in startup for easier copy and paste words you found on the internet to your Anki text file and easy open Kanjitomo.
- New features:
- Add hotkey to toggle Japanese -> Hiragana and English (F1)
- Add hotkey to toggle Kanjitomo Always on Top (F2) but disabled because I don't see the point of it.
- Add hotkey to define English word in Google (Win + s) (useful for non-English learner)
- Now there's easier way to set up location of Kanjitomo and text file
- Completely reworked copy and paste to text file hotkey
- Reliable (No more copy paste not registering, I hope)
- Now return to last window after pasting instead of two last window (which was annoying)
- Manual translation hotkey now automatically change input to Japanese/Hiragana and no longer clear out text
- Added Tomo-chan icon
- Reworked copy text and search definition J-J, now can be used with any default browser but disabled because it's only useful for searching J-J definition (which is only useful for advanced learner)
- Optimization and better formatting
- Automatically ON/OFF OCR and Manual Translation key can no longer be used if KanjiTomo isn't open
- Tons of bug fixed.
3.0 - Unreleased for 5 months. Skipped because way to many bug. See 4.0
- Really fix problem in copy paste script when it didn't copy anything for some reason
- Fix alt+tab bug (after copy the words, the scripts return to previous window)
- Added shortcut for easy open Kanjitomo
- Disable name toggle because I personally rarely use it (it's in script if anyone want to enable it)
- Remove open text file manually because I combine it with CopyPaste script
- Better script formatting
- Fix problem in copy paste when it sometimes didn't copy anything for some reason
- Better stability I guess
(Bug, error and feature recommendation: firstname.lastname@example.org)