Generate WinAutomation processes by recording

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Effective November 2020

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The Macro and Web Recorders can be used to automatically generate blocks of actions, based on the user's interaction with the workstation.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Use the Macro Recorder to generate Actions automating local Windows UI-based tasks
  • Deploy the Web Recorder to automate interactions with a web browser
  • Preview and edit the automatically generated Actions during and after the recording