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Record: This will start recording a session.
Stop: This will stop either the recording or the playing of a session.
Pause: This will pause either the recording or the playing of a session.
Play: Replay the recorded roboscript.
Clip: Clip the value of an element in a web page. This menu will be enabled only in a recording session. A preview window will show up when clipping happens. Robofox supports multiple clipboards, so users can clip as much text as they want.
Paste: Paste the clipped text from the clipboard to the textbox/textarea field. To show the Robofox clipboard, the cursor must be in a textbox or textarea.
Advanced: This will display a submenu of advanced tasks which include: hide object, remove object, clone object, append object, wait, and notify.
Hide object: Hide a selected object from a web page.
Remove object: Remove a selected object from a web page.
Clone object: Clone a selected object (works like copy).
Append object: Append a cloned object to a selected object.
Wait: Add a delay between commands.
Notify: Pop up a notification box.
Script: Show the recorded script.
Output: Show the multiple clipboard. Clipped text can be formatted in here.
Save Script: Save a script to a file.
Open Script: Open a script from a file.
Options: Show the Robofox preferences panel.
Create a New Script:To create a new script in Robofox, start a recording session. In the recording session, your interaction with the web pages and the browser will be recorded in a script. In addition to regular web activities, Robofox supports several other tasks to perform web extraction, integration and customization. You can find these in the toolbar.
Pause recording: You can pause the recording session by clicking the pause button. Your interactions with the browser or the web page will not be recorded when you pause the recording session. To continue the recording session, click the record button.
Stop recording: To stop recording, click the stop button.
Play A ScriptTo replay a script, load a previously recorded script or record a new script, and press the play button. You can control the speed of the replay by changing the setting in the Options > Preferences panel > Delay.
1. go to www.google.com in your browser. The recording session cannot be started from a blank page. Click the Record button.
2. Now enter "hello world" into the textbox.
3. Press the "search" button.
4. To stop recording, press "stop".
5. To play the script, press "play".
Interaction With The Web PagesVarious interactions with the web pages will be recorded in a recording session:
Interaction With The BrowserRobofox records selected interactions with the browser in the recording session, mainly for page navigation. Please let me know if you would like to see other interactions to be included here.