Other use of the presenter

Below is an animation where I press the buttons on the presenter and Carnac displays the keystroke registered.

presenter on webcam with carnac showing keystroke

Now I know the hotkeys to register with Autohotkey. See a sample script below that starts my presentation when it is not started, activates powerpoint when it is not active or just acts as the presenter when I’m in Powerpoint.

;Start presentation when no active powerpoint found
#IfWinNotExist ahk_class PPTFrameClass
run c:\users\eric\desktop\presentation.lnk
;Act normal
#IfWinActive ahk_class PPTFrameClass
F5:: sendinput {f5}
+F5:: SendInput {shift}{f5}
;Activate powerpoint if started
#IfWinExist ahk_class PPTFrameClass

About erictummers

Working in a DevOps team is the best thing that happened to me. I like challenges and sharing the solutions with others. On my blog I’ll mostly post about my work, but expect an occasional home project, productivity tip and tooling review.
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