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Record Capture issue: oracle flexcube

  • 29 September 2023
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We are using oracle flexcube and we want to automate some stuff.

The way flexcube works is by opening a single browser tab and INSIDE it open multiple virtual windows. Each window is its own HTML component. So you have:

<html>
....
<html>component 1</html>
.....
<html>component 2</html>
.....
</html>

please note that the html tag is in under a “document”

the “windows” are dragable and can overlap (z-axis overlap i guess).

Flexcube automatically opens the “windows” with a prefixed size and position, so most of the time, the window headers titles and minimize/close buttons overlap perfectly.

At runtime, when Record Capture tries to click a button, it looks in the first inner <html> tag even if the focus (max z-axis available index) is on another window, which is fine since I am using HTML, but it is unintuitive for other users. It always ends up finding the wrong button.

I have tried removing DOMxPath, and path. I also tried adding OuterHTML and HTML InnerText, but no dice.

The click command does occur and it clicks in a consistent place, not in random places. I am not sure if it is clicking the top window only, or whether it is hitting all stacked windows in the same place but on different z-axis. I can’t predict that effect so i can test.

if i pause the bot and close other windows and leave the only window i want, the bot continues as intended.

I have no idea from even where to start. Any advice or help would be very much appreciated 

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Best answer by ravi.pothana 29 September 2023, 15:44

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Hi @mohammad_al-hajj 

Can you please give a try with AISense recorder to capture the objects.
https://docs.automationanywhere.com/bundle/enterprise-v2019/page/enterprise-cloud/topics/aae-client/bot-creator/using-the-workbench/cloud-aisense-overview.html

Capture Image button through AISense Recorder:
https://docs.automationanywhere.com/bundle/enterprise-v2019/page/enterprise-cloud/topics/aae-client/bot-creator/using-the-workbench/aisense-recorder-image-button.html

Hope this helps!

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Thanks, it did help, I ended up using Microsoft UI Automation technology since AISense is very demanding and slow. I wanted to avoid both of these and use the HTML Recorder, but that one isn’t as reliable as one assumes

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