Automatic update of parent element data

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bhavani
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Automatic update of parent element data

Post by bhavani » Tue May 07, 2019 3:49 pm

Hi,

Ranorex detects certain controls slowly. When we edit spy then there are multiple '?'s present as below
/form[@title='Generate Publication']/?/?
Then when we separately track the element in Ranorex Spy(64 bit) and update its parent element data. After update i edited this in notepad and copied the updated xpath of the parent element to the above xpath and below is the updated xpath
/form[@title='Generate Publication']/container[@name='mainPanel']/button[@name='gpSettingsButton'].
In this way the execution becomes a little faster. Is there any automatic way to get the updated xpath immediately after recording the control so that we can reduce the manual process

Regards,
Bhavani

Johann
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Re: Automatic update of parent element data

Post by Johann » Thu May 09, 2019 9:24 am

Experiment with RanoreXPath Generation mode:

https://www.ranorex.com/help/latest/ran ... gurations/

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Re: Automatic update of parent element data

Post by odklizec » Thu May 09, 2019 9:50 am

Hi,
Agree with Johann! Especially experimenting with "Edit Path Build Options" could bring some useful results. Sadly, this part of Ranorex is not described in user guide, so you will really have to experiment with these options :D
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