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ATA – The Magic of Automation: AutoHotkey for Non-Programmers (Part 2)

  • September 15, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar
The Magic of Automation: AutoHotkey for Non-Programmers (Part 2)

This webinar is being presented in two parts. When you register for Part 1, you are automatically registered for Part 2. Both presentations will be recorded for on-demand viewing at a later date.

Presenter: Nora Díaz

Dates: September 8 and September 15, 2021

Time:  12 noon U.S. EDT

Levels:  All

Duration:  Each webinar is 60 minutes

Language:  English

CE Points:  2 ATA-approved

So much of our day is spent on repetitive tasks—copying terms from a PDF document to an Excel worksheet, finding repetitions in your translation environment tool, changing capitalization, and much more. If only there were a better way to do these things so that you had more time for the creative part of translation and interpreting!
 
Enter AutoHotkey, a free tool that makes automating computer tasks seem like magic.

In the first of this two-part webinar series, you will learn the basics of AutoHotkey, including how to create macros to combine steps in a multi-part task. You will then be able to do routine tasks much quicker, such as typing a couple of letters that expand into a full phrase, transferring copied text from one program to another, and taking your favorite CAT tools to the next level.

In Part 2 of the series, you will build on the content discussed in Part 1 and take your automation to the next level, while still keeping it simple enough so that you do not need any previous programming experience.
Special Notes:
  • This is a 2-hour webinar presented in two parts.
  • Part 1 takes place September 8, 12:00 pm EDT.
  • Part 2 takes place September 15, 12:00 pm EDT.
  • When you register for Part 1, you are automatically registered for Part 2.
This webinar will cover:
  1. How to create scripts for text expansion
  2. How to create a script for quick glossary creations
  3. How to create scripts for CAT tools
  4. How to run and edit scripts
  5. How to automate mouse clicks
  6. How to activate Windows
  7. How to use loops to run an action sequence several times
  8. How to find help when building your macros
Register Now!   ATA Member $90    Non-Member $120
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About the Presenter
Nora Díaz earned a BA in linguistics and translation in 1990. Since then, she has worked as an English-to-Spanish translator and interpreter in a variety of fields, specializing in scientific and technical translation. As a technology enthusiast interested in enhancing productivity, she enjoys exploring tools that facilitate the work of translators and sharing her findings with others through her blog, videos, and webinars.
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If you have registered, please be sure you have received the Zoom invitation to join the webinar. You can search your inbox for no-reply@zoom.us to find it.  If you cannot find the invitation, please email zoom@atanet.org before 10 a.m. on September 8.

Questions? Need more information?

Website: The Magic of Automation: AutoHotkey for Non-Programmers

Email: webinars@atanet.org

Call: +1-703-683-6100, ext 3001


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