Keyboard Actions Are Not Getting Recorded

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Keyboard Actions Are Not Getting Recorded

Post by Gowtham » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:03 am


> We are trying to test a web application on Android Emulator Firexfox.
> While recording, the touch actions are getting recorded. However, the keyboard actions(typing something from the keyboard) is not getting recorded.
> We tried typing on the Android keypad also, but that's also not getting recorded.
> How do I record the keyboard actions while recording on Android Emulator?

Ranorex Version - 7.2.1
Android Emulator(Tablet) Version - Android 7.1.1
Firefox APK Version - Firexfox 48.0(API Level 15)

Immediate help would be much appreciated :D

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Re: Keyboard Actions Are Not Getting Recorded

Post by odklizec » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:01 am


At first, Ranorex 7.2.1 is way to old and no longer supported. I'm not quite sure how the recording of key-based actions worked in this version? However, because recording on mobile devices made the injected apps generally unstable, Ranorex decided to remove recording on mobile devices in 8.0. In other words, it's waste of time looking for a solution for your problem in 7.2.1, which is basically obsolete in recent versions ;) What you should do is to manually add "mobile key press" or "set value" action, as people do in 8.x. Hope this helps?
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