Recording is an important part of UiPath Studio, which can help you save a lot of time when automating your business processes. The Recorder enables you to capture a user’s actions on the screen easily and translates them into sequences.
These recorded processes can be modified and parameterized so that you can easily replay and reuse them in as many other processes as you need.
There are Six types of records available in UiPath studios, such as :
The Recorder enhances your Recording script with more actions and manual development. You can enrich it with repetitions and conditionals to make the most out of your repetitive, dull web-based tasks.
Captures only Typing(Only in case of Manual recording) and Clicking but does not capture keyboard shortcuts and right clicks
5*5=. After entering the numbers, click on Esc Button to come out from the Recording mode.
The Desktop Recorder is suitable for all types of desktop apps and multiple actions. And faster than the Basic Recorder, also generates a container in which activities are enclosed and partial selectors for each activity.
Desktop recorder records each activity as independent of other activity
The following example demonstrates the Recording of multiplication operation in a calculator using the desktop recorder.
Web recorder captures all your moves on the web page and translates it into actions that will finally form your Automation. Every little click you make is recorded and can be modified once the Recording is done.
You may even enhance your Recording script with more actions and manual development. You can enrich it with repetitions and conditionals to make the most out of your repetitive, dull web-based tasks.
The following example demonstrates the Searching for Some text in the Google search with Web Recording.
Create a new sequence called Web_recorder_example
Click on the Recording option on the Design tab and select the Web recording
Click on record option in the UiPath and then select the search box on the google search page
Once you click on the record option, it will open a pop-up called Type the Desired Value. Now enter what you wanted to search in the Type the desired value wizard and then press enter so that the UiPath will search in the google.
Next, click on the Search button on google. Next, the UiPath will ask Do You want to Use an Anchor, click on No.
The UiPath will take you to the Chercher.Tech page, click on any preferred article(Robot Framework), and then click on the Esc button. Click on Save and Exit.
Now you can see the sequential form of web search on the UiPath Studio as shown below
Now, save and run the Sequence, When you run the Sequence:
This is how the Web recorder records all the web activities and makes it into an Automation.
The following example demonstrates how to select an option from the dropdown list
Create a new sequence called Select_from_drop_down_list
Add Open browser activity inside the Sequence and then enter the Url inside the Open browser activity, as shown below.
The practice page contains the different types of the dropdown list, as shown below.
If I click on the Animals dropdown list, I will find below options
The next thing is, you need to select the Big Baby Cat under Animals dropdown list. Follow the below steps to select Big Baby Cat under Animals:
F2will give us time to select the preferred option from the Dropdown list(Means which is not directly visible)
F2button, you can see a counter running on the right bottom of the corner, click on Animals dropdown list and select the Big Baby Cat (just select the Big Baby Cat but do not click on that option) and Wait until the counter stop and Once the counter will stop click on the Big Baby Cat.