Use the Capture action from the Recorder package to capture an interaction with a user interface (UI) object such as a text box,
button, table, menu, radio button, combo box, check box, list view, link, tree, and page
tab. The Capture action replaces the Object
Cloning command from Version 11.3.
When you select an object to capture, the Universal Recorder
data on the object's properties in order to identity the object during run time. You
can do the following with the object properties:
- Verify that the captured object properties match your intended object.
example, when capturing a table from a website, ensure the
Control Type and HTML
Tag values are TABLE.
- Retrieve a property value.
For example, to retrieve the text of a link,
use the Get property action and enter
HTML InnerText in the Property
- Specify the properties to search for. Mark the only the properties that will
always resolve to true.
After capturing the object, specify the action for the bot to do to
the object at run time. For example, when you capture a hyperlink, you can select to
click the link or to retrieve the link text. To see table of all objects and
possible actions, see Objects and actions.
Background processing enables an automation to run in the background. Use it in
recorded tasks that use Citrix Virtual Apps
and Windows native
applications. Some packages
, such as the Excel basic
and Excel advanced
inherently support background processing. The
support background processing:
Secure RecordingWhen secure recording mode is enabled, bots do not
capture object images or values. This ensures that sensitive data is not stored in the
When you record a task in secure recording mode, the
Preview window temporarily shows the captured area. This
image is deleted after you click Apply and navigate away from
the action editor window.
A user with admin privileges must enable this
setting. See Settings.