Couldn't find this anywhere on the net and kinda needed it so am making a note of how to do it here.

The issue is that I wanted to make my autohotkey program change the image that the mouse hovers over (within it's own GUI).  No third-party component or dll needed, just a slight modification to the mousemove tooltip in the autohotkey manual.


 Well there's a lot of autohotkey sites saying that you can apply a transparency and then capture special mouse events to emulate the mouseover and mouseout effects of a button with an image as a background.  I couldn't get any of these working and they looked more confusing then anything else.

My solution is to set up the default button and the image to respond to the ENTER key after you typed something (this is for a search feature) in addition to having a button if the user would rather click then press the ENTER key.  Then create the mouseover and mouseout effects afterwards.


Thought I'd put this down as it took me ages to search the Internet for this solution.  In the end, I found it hidden away in the Autohotkey help file and not under the gui events...

The issue here is if you want to do something when a user resizes your program. 

If you search and search, you'll find that GuiClose responds to when you close the app, and GuiSize will run when you resize the app.


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