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Oracle User Productivity Kit 3.5 by Dirk Manuel

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Recording drag-and-drop activities

Most actions that you will record fall into one of the following categories:

  • Clicking on a particular area of the screen
  • Pressing a specific key or key combination on the keyboard
  • Entering a text string

These types of activities are relatively straightforward for UPK, with its philosophy of capturing screenshots and the actions between them, to record and play back. For mouse-clicks, UPK simply takes a screenshot before the mouse-click (as part of the previous action), and a screenshot after the mouse-click. During playback, UPK simply displays the before screenshot, and then displays the after screenshot once the user has clicked on the correct area of the screen. Key-presses work in a similar way.

For text entry, ...

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