Web Browser

Description

More and more organizations are switching to web based systems. Many tasks such as order tracking, report generation, database retrieval and payroll management are now web based. Because of this, the web browser is one of the most frequently used software program by businesses today.

The Web Browser action allows you to automate most browser based operations without the need to write a single line of code. Using a variety of activities contained in this action, any combination of simple to complex operations such as browsing, form filling, clicking and data extraction can be performed.

Available Activities

The following table briefly describes the available activities for this action. Click the associated link for more details regarding each activity.

Activity
Description

Web Browser - Click

Clicks a particular control in an established web browser session.

Web Browser - Close

Closes a web browser and ends a session created by the Open Web Browser activity.

Web Browser - Extract Source

Extracts an HTML source and places the result in a variable.

Web Browser - Extract Table

Extracts the contents of a given table in an established session.

Web Browser - Get Value

Gets the value of a given element in an established web browser session.

Web Browser - Open

Opens a web browser and establishes a session in which to associate other web browser activities.

Web Browser - Set Value

Sets the specified value onto an element in an established web browser session.

Web Browser - Navigate

Navigates to a specific page URL that's currently open.

Web Browser - Wait

Waits until the browser is ready for input before continuing to the next step.