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Recording Mouse Movements
Recording Tips
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Recording Mouse Movements
With Dynamic HTML, it is possible to cause a page to change color or to cause text
on a page to update simply by moving the mouse over the page. To capture these
mouse movements:
1. Start recording in Robot.
2. Navigate to the page that contains the Dynamic HTML.
3. Press
CTRL
+
SHIFT
+
R
to enter low-level recording mode.
4. Move the pointer over the portion of the page that is affected by the mouse
movement.
5. Press
CTRL
+
SHIFT
+
R
to stop low-level recording mode.
6. Insert an Object Properties verification point.
For more information about low-level recording, see Switching to Low-Level Recording
on page 2-21.
Ensuring Browser Compatibility
To help ensure that scripts recorded in Internet Explorer play back as expected in
Navigator, observe the following recording tips:
Do not click on the scroll bars in Internet Explorer during recording. If you need
to scroll, pause the recording, scroll the window, and then resume recording.
Avoid using the Forward or Back arrows during recording in Internet Explorer.
If you find it necessary to use them, edit your script by replacing the arrows with
the following commands:
Browser Back, "",""
Browser Forward, "",""
For more information, see the SQABasic Language Reference.
Exit Internet Explorer by clicking the Close Window button in the upper-right
corner of the window, rather than by clicking File >
Close.