Recorder for Chrome is a Chrome Extension that swiftly records actions and generates automation test scripts for applications like SAP, Salesforce, Workday, etc.
It has two recording Normal and Spy mode.
Normal Recording lets you record normal steps, while Spy mode is used to observe page hierarchy and object properties before adding them to the Object Repository (OR) or Test Step. While fetching objects, hold the Ctrl key and hover the mouse over the desired object.
By using Recorder for Chrome, you will be able to:
Quickly create a test script for web applications like Salesforce, Coupa, SAP, Workday, etc while simultaneously generating an Object Repository file.
Record all actions performed on the web application during the recording session. Easily switch between Record mode and Spy mode as needed.
Use Spy mode to view page hierarchy and object properties. Insert the desired action as a test step, add the object to the Object Repository, and view recorded action and data.
Easily add, delete, and move test steps. Pause and resume recording as needed. Stop the recording session and save recorded actions along with objects.
To integrate Recorder for Chrome with your browser, follow these steps:
Open the Chrome Web Store and search for Recorder.
On the search results page, click the "Add to Chrome" button to integrate the Recorder (Chrome Addon) extension with your Chrome Browser.
Click Add Extension
The Recorder (Chrome Addon) extension has been successfully integrated into the Chrome Browser.
Launch Recorder by clicking the extension button. The Recorder page will open. Enter your Web domain name and valid login credentials, then click on Login.
Enter your Web domain name and valid login credentials, then click Login.
Select your project, select artifact, enter artifact name, application URL and then click on Start Recording button.
Opkey Chrome Recorder page opens along with the Web application on Chrome Browser. Different Recording options can be seen and to choose from.
View a recorded actions on the web application along with their properties.
Click Stop and Save. View the recorded Test Case on the corresponding domain.
Spy mode of the recorder
In Spy mode, you can view object properties without fetching them. Press the ALT button and hover the mouse over the object to view its properties.
Utilize the "Capture Image" feature to create a new object. Capture the desired image, create an object, and set the corresponding Visual keyword for the action.
The Smart Image Snipper page opens with buttons such as crop, rotate left & right, undo, redo, abort, and add an image to . Utilize these buttons as needed.
View how to use the crop button to crop the image.
For Example: here we are cropping University's image as an object.
Click the "Add Image to " button, and the "Add Image in Recorder Grid" page will open. Provide a Logical Name, select a Visual Keyword, and click OK.
The object will be added to the list of test steps.
You now know how Recorder functions.
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