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How to create an AutoKey script that pastes from clipboard?

Before switching to Ubuntu I used to use AutoHotkey for the sole purpose of pasting from my clipboard, the simple command was: ~f2:: clipboard = %clipboard% send %clipboard% {enter} or something ...
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Why is this key remapping not working in Vim?

This problem is getting me really crazy. I used Gvim and Autohotkey under Windows 7 in the past. For various reasons, I mapped CTRL+D to behave likes Enter. This worked well so far. In Gvim I mapped ...
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Alternative to Autokey (text expander program)

for more than a year I have been looking for simple and stable text expander application on Ubuntu. There is Autokey, but it doesn't work for many people (there are a few threads here about this). For ...
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Autokey (autokey-qt) freezes and won't insert text

Per some suggestions on here and lifehacker, I began using autokey. It worked great for a week, but as of today it now hangs when I try to enter name new phrases. usually won't close when I push ...
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AutoKey(GTK) is not starting up with its GUI?

When I start it again it says AutoKey (GTK) is already running as PID : 14564 The predefined AutoKey definitions are working fine but the GUI is not coming up so that I can add more definitions. Help ...
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Autokey not working in Saucy

I have to become dependant on Autokey phrases to insert all kind of repetitive data. It was working fine when I upgraded from to 13.10 without formatting. However, I wanted to get rid of the clutter ...
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How to make linux to press a key everytime I write something

As the title says, I want linux to autopress a key everytime I write something. For example, whenever I type _I it should autopress ctrl+j ( if you're wondering why, it's for codeblocks :) ) I ...
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What unused key combinations are available for use with AutoKey or other apps?

I tried setting up a macro using AutoKey and assigned Ctrl+Alt+f8 thinking it probably wouldn't be used for something else. Unfortunately it turned my entire screen black except for a cursor in the ...
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AutoKey inserts blank lines

Situation GNOME Shell AutoKey / autokey-gtk it has a predefined shortcut "adr" which should write an address after hitting space and a shortcut "date" which should write the current date (after ...
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Autokey prints strange BS characters in PgAdmin3 on Ubuntu

I'm using Autokey 0.90.1 on Ubuntu 12.10. I would like to use Autokey in PgAdminIII (1.14.2). I have the following defined (abbreviation -> phrase): ts -> Test phrase number one! tst -> Test ...
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Is there any way of adding Chinese characters to AutoKey?

Each time I add Chinese characters to AutoKey and set an autokey. The just don't show up in the output. Does anyone know a way of including them?