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Command-line parameter

Macro Recorder Professional Edition for Windows can be controlled through command-line parameters. This can be used with the Windows Task Scheduler to launch macro automations at specific times or in time intervals.

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Example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\MacroRecorder\MacroRecorder.exe" -play="C:\folder\my macro file.mrf"

File paths containing spaces needs to be enclosed in double quotation marks.

Command-line parameterDescription
-play [=macro file]Launches Macro Recorder and plays the specified macro script. If no macro file is specified, the currently loaded phrase file is used.
-open=macro fileLaunches Macro Recorder and loads the specified macro file.
-closeExit the Macro Recorder.
-recordLaunches Macro Recorder and starts recording.


Stops playback or recording.

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