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Supported applications and browsers for Discovery Bot

  • Updated: 2022/02/17
    • Automation 360 v.x
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    • Discovery Bot

Supported applications and browsers for Discovery Bot

Learn about supported applications and browsers to ensure your environment is ready before you begin using the Discovery Bot recorder.

About the Discovery Bot recorder

The Discovery Bot recorder is similar in function to the Automation 360 Universal Recorder with one significant difference: pre-selection of the application to be used for recording is not required.

The Discovery Bot recorder captures data across many user interface (UI) objects such as Windows applications, native applications, executable file, or browser window on PC devices and machines or virtual machines running Windows OS. Use the Discovery Bot recorder to capture, read (data extraction), write (data entry), and click (left or right) operations when working across various operations. A single recording per user can capture up to 8 hours of user actions.

The Discovery Bot recorder displays the performed action by using highlighter. Click the object control, for example, a button, form field, or a table. A red outline highlights the control when you move the mouse over it to capture the action.

You can perform actions like double-click, drag-drop, click and hold, and text select while recording. Actions performed using keyboard strokes are displayed in the Data field.

Supported applications and browsers

The recorder supports system, web, and virtual applications including the following:

  • Microsoft applications: Edge, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Calculator, Notepad, Notepad++, Teams
  • Zoom
  • Snagit
  • Java applet, web start, and desktop applications that run using Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 (32-bit and 64-bit versions)
  • Microsoft Active Accessibility and UI automation based applications
  • Oracle EBS and Forms
  • SAP 730, 740, 750 and 760 versions.
  • Citrix Virtual Apps
  • Internet Explorer version 11
  • Google Chrome
    Note: Chrome plug-in must be installed to record processes. If the Chrome plug-in is removed, you must manually add and re-enable the plug-in. Google Chrome browser extension requirements
The desktop refers to the device screen when all application and browser windows are minimized.
The taskbar is the horizontal or vertical bar containing icons of open applications and browsers, as well as the notification area. You can capture application, browser, system, and other icons, for example such as the clock and calendar, volume, and Wi-Fi.
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