The purpose of RanoreXPath expressions is to uniquely identify UI elements in a desktop, web, or mobile application. Without RanoreXPath, Ranorex Studio couldn’t find the UI elements it’s supposed to perform actions on.
The RanoreXPath syntax is based on the XML description syntax XPath. The two are not the same, however.
The primary tool for working with RanoreXPath expressions is Ranorex Spy.
In this chapter
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Mastering the RanoreXPath: Get an in-depth understanding of the RanoreXPath syntax, including how to use wildcards and regular expressions. Learn how to uniquely identify all types of UI elements, including invisible elements and elements with dynamic IDs.
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