Google Keep at one keystroke away on Windows 7/8/10

Google Keep it’s a free note taking app available on Android, iOS and can be accessed from a web browser at https://keep.google.com/. It’s a simple and fast way to take notes, share them with your friends and sync across your devices. If you are a Microsoft Windows user and you want to have a shortcut key for Google Keep… Keep reading.

Requirements
Google Chrome
Google Keep extension for Google Chrome
Autohotkey

1. Install Google Chrome
2. Install Google Keep extension for Google Chrome
3. Install Autohotkey
4. Download, unzip and run the Google-Keep-Toggle.ahk autohotkey script. Press the shortcut key (F11 in my example) to hide and show Google Keep.

Google-Keep-Toggle.ahk

SetTitleMatchMode, 3
winTitle = Google Keep
F11::
if !WinExist(winTitle) {
    Run "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --profile-directory=Default --app-id=hmjkmjkepdijhoojdojkdfohbdgmmhki
}
else {
    WinHide, %winTitle%
}

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