AHK / CF interaction problem

Frank99's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
I'm having a strange problem I hope you can help me troubleshoot. I'm using AutoHotKey to let me use Capslock as a modifier key. When this script is running, one of my ClipboardFusion macros will run (I get the indicator box) and it will work in Notepad but it will not work in my browser (either Chrome or Firefox). The macro is one you helped me write and it is for changing capitalization. The macro puts the correct text on the clipboard but doesn't paste it in the browser. I know this is a weird and narrow problem, but both the script and macro are ones I use frequently and I hope you can help. I've attached the script, macro, and troubleshooting info. Thanks.
• Attachment [protected]: capslock modifiers.ahk [2,658 bytes]
• Attachment [protected]: clipboardfusion Uppercase for Citations (user modify) 2019-09-17.cfmacro [41,120 bytes]
• Attachment [protected]: ClipboardFusionDebugInfo.zip [13,641 bytes]
Oct 6, 2020  • #1
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
What hotkey combination do you have your Macro set to?
Oct 8, 2020  • #2
Frank99's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
It's Control + Shift + 8
Oct 11, 2020  • #3
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Thanks! I've tested here with your AHK script, CF macro, and text in Chrome, and it seems to work fine for me, so I'm not sure what would be up on your machine unfortunately
Oct 15, 2020  • #4
Frank99's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Would you please try on a particular website, www.logseq.com? It is an open-source online notetaking app, and that is where I'm trying and failing to get the macro to work. Thanks.

Also, I am not sure if it is related, but I notice that when the AHK script is active, and I run the macro, it leaves my Control modifier key in a "down" state, and I have to use a script to manually put it back to an "up" state. Do you have this happen on your machine also or not?
Oct 19, 2020  • #5
Frank99's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
OK, I realize that I am having this problem in other programs as well, not just Chrome. To double-check, you are running my AHK script and ClipboardFusion Pro 5.8.5 with my posted macro at the same time, and when you highlight all-caps text and press Control+Shift+8, it properly replaces the highlighted text with lower-case text except first letter only capitalized?

On my machine, it does put the properly-cased text on the clipboard, but it doesn't paste the text to replace the selection. If the macro and AHK together are somehow getting the control modifier "stuck" in an up or down position, that may be why it is not pasting properly.
Oct 19, 2020  • #6
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Yep! Here's how I tested:

  • Run the AutoHotkey script (I can see it in the system tray)
  • Launch ClipboardFusion
  • Launch Chrome and open a site where I can enter text (e.g. Google Translate)
  • Enter some text in all caps
  • Highlight the text and press Ctrl + Shift + 8, the text is replaced with title case
Oct 21, 2020  • #7
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