How to create a keyboard macro

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On my Mac I use VoiceOver and inverted colors. It is not possible to use the shortcut key to invert colors back to normal when VoiceOver is active. So I have to press Command + F5 to deactivate VoiceOver, then press Fn + Ctrl + Alternative + 8 to invert colors, and then again press Command + F5 to activate VoiceOver again.

There must be a way to create a AppleScript with keystrokes but I can't figure it out.
Does anyone have suggestions on how to make a keyboard macro which can perform the above mentioned task?

Thank you in advance!
Regards Soren, Denmark



Submitted by Soren Holmgren (Denmark) on Sunday, January 10, 2016

In reply to by Tim Sniffen

Hi Tim.

Thank you for the advise. It is a great video. The problem is solved just by changing the keyboard shortcut from Ctrl + Alt + Command 8 (which is default) to a different combination. It is now possible for me to invert colors even though VoiceOver is active.

Best regards