Windows 10: Prompt to execute shortcut

  1.    10 Feb 2017 #1

    Prompt to execute shortcut


    This time, for once, I actually want an "Are you sure . . ." window to pop up when executing a shortcut. Any suggestions?

    tcebob
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    10 Feb 2017 #2

    You could have the shortcut point to a very simple Autohotkey script
    Autohotkey is a free scripting language, well supported, and yours is a trivial case, so using the help file and examples you should be able to achieve that.

    The script would use a
    MsgBox

    Displays the specified text in a small window containing one or more buttons (such as Yes and No).

    followed by

    IfMsgBox

    Checks which button was pushed by the user during the most recent MsgBox command.

    IfMsgBox, ButtonName

    to check the response, and then conditionally launches your program.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    10 Feb 2017 #3

    OK, good suggestion. I normally use HotkeyP for key macros so I'll try that first. But Autohotkey is more extensive and I keep a copy at the ready.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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