This winter, COVID-19 spreads all over the world, and seriously affects teaching and learning in universities, and schools. As a result, Tsinghua University, took the lead in China to propose “deferred back to school while start of classes as scheduled”, and encourages all its faculties and students to participant in online courses. And there are lots of challenges to overcome.
AHK Spotlight is born for online teaching and presentation purpose. It is developed based on AutoHotKey (AHK), and simulates Spotlight effect of , which could help you to highlight important part of you presentation, and make online teaching and presentation much easier. Click here to download the application. Please check the following for toturials.
A Installation for Auto Startup
unzip the files, and create shortcuts for SpotLightStarter.exe
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\StartMenu\Programs\StartUp, and copy created shortcuts to this folder
Restart computer, and you will find a small green ico with a white H in it, which implies the application runs well
If you do not need auto-startup, then you need to double click SpotLightStarter.exe every time you start your computer
B Use the Application
Run your Powerpoint as usuall, and press
Shifttwice to activate Spotlight effect
Escto escape Spotlight effect
S+Up/Downto zoom the circle
This application is modified from MSpot (https://autohotkey.com/board/topic/33038-mspot-mouse-spotlight-example-using-winset-region/), many thanks to the author for sharing the idea.
Spring is coming, let’s do our best together!
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