View Spy - tracking items on mobile device

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View Spy - tracking items on mobile device

Post by aruebesam » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:28 am

Hi,

I cannot track items on the mobile device using the View Spy. Items are only tracked during recording.
When I open the spy and track, items on the windows desktop are highlighted only. Is it possible to use the spy for this purpose and if yes, how?

Thank you very much in advance.

Regards,
Andreas

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Re: View Spy - tracking items on mobile device

Post by Support Team » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:13 am

Hello Andreas,

Unfortunately, it is not possible to track elements on your mobile device via the "track"-function from Ranorex Spy.

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Re: View Spy - tracking items on mobile device

Post by aruebesam » Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:46 am

Hello Robert,

thank you for the quick response. In the meantime I was informed about one method to track items "visually" using the View Spy, which is at least available on version 5.3.X for mobile devices.
That feature is called "Live Tracking" and is accessible on the View Spy GUI in the lower right corner (cf. Rx Live Tracking.png attached). The mobile device GUI element selected on the browse tree is shown here and one is able to track sub-elements.

Kind regards,
Andreas
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Re: View Spy - tracking items on mobile device

Post by Support Team » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:07 am

Hello Andreas,

Yes, this is possible. Thank you for sharing your experience.

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