Smart Recorder in automation anywhere

Smart Recorder in automation anywhere

We will learn step by step tutorial for “Smart Recorder In Automation Anywhere. Recorders mostly used for automating any process in Automation anywhere. Recorders generally capture important details such as object value, image, text, mouse movements and much more in Automation anywhere.

Automation anywhere is a web-based management system that includes a control to run end-to-end automated business tasks for companies. Lots of Multinational companies such as Google, Linkedln, Cisco, Dell, Genpact, Honeywell, IBM, HP, Infosys use Automation Anywhere and making client process automation using AA.

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There are 3 types of recorders available in Automation Anywhere.  

  • Screen Recorder: More use for desktop applications.
  • Smart Recorder: more use for both Web and Desktop applications.
  • Web Recorder: more use for only Web applications.

1). Smart Recorder: we can use this recorder as your preferred recorder for all tasks, including Process Portal tasks. Because the Smart Recorder interacts directly with an object, it isn’t affected by the screen resolution or the size and position of a window.

we can also define automation anywhere used to record, save and run the testing actions. Constituting an RPA task through a recording is faster than making a task manually.  The smart recorder captures the entire activity as object cloning. It provides more flexibility during recording tasks that involve various technologies like Java, HTML, and Flex.

Smart Recorder in automation anywhere key points :

  • The recorder is based on the provided window title
  • It captures the user interface operations as a set of Object Cloning commands.
  • Object, Co-ordinates, Image playback mode
  • Adjustable object identification criteria (In AA -> Binoculars)
  • Smart Recorder tool is capable of capturing window objects and controls such as Text from drop-down menus, List boxes, Buttons, Mouse click actions Status from radio buttons and checkboxes in AA.
  • To launch the Smart Recorder click New and select Smart Recorder, Click the Smart Recorder link in AA.
  • It used for displaying variations and window sizes.
  • It tolerates minor layout changes in coaches, such as changing the field labels, adding new coach views, and moving existing ones around in AA.


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