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Development Help to automate a process

Discussion in 'Software' started by isaac12345, 23 Apr 2014.

  1. isaac12345

    isaac12345 What's a Dremel?

    20 Jul 2008
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    Hi all!

    I have just been given this task at work where I have to continously go through this browser based project management application to do the following -

    1) Log in with credentials (only needs to be done once)

    2) Enter the location code into a field and click button 'view'

    3) If the location code exists, the system displays the particular project associated with the location code. Then click on an icon to go into the project details.

    4)When project details load, click on 'view doc' button. This opens the browser's 'file download' dialog box.

    5) Click on the 'open' button to open the pdf document in adobe reader.

    6) Examine if the scanned copy shown in the pdf document is the same as the physical copy.

    7)If yes, go back to browser and click on button 'document check'

    8) This opens an in-page pop up which has 6 questions with 3 radio button options for each question - yes,no,notchecked

    9) Select appropriate option(usually 'yes') for each question and click on 'ok' button to close the pop up.

    10) Page refreshes.

    11) select appropriate option from drop dox box labelled 'Signoff'

    12) Click on the update 'button'

    13) Page refreshes and shows a browser pop up dialog saying "record update sucessfully".

    14) Click 'ok' button to close pop up.

    15) Select appropriate radio button - yes- for question 'signed off doc original'

    16) Enter date value(dd/mm/yyyy) in field labelled 'doc recd. on'

    17) Click the 'update' button

    18) Page refreshes and shows a browser pop up dialog saying "record update sucessfully".

    19) Select appropriate radio button - no- for question 'signed off doc original'

    20) Delete previous value from field labelled 'doc recd. on' and leave it empty

    21) Enter date value(dd/mm/yyyy) in field labelled 'doc returned on'

    21) Enter value in field lablled 'doc returned to'

    21) Click the 'update' button

    22) Page refreshes and shows a browser pop up dialog saying "record update sucessfully". Scroll down to see changes reflected.

    23) Click on the 'back' button(not the browser back button)

    24) Go to step 2

    I am running Windows XP service pack 3, using IE 8 and am experienced at university level with Java, C and VHDL. What would be the best way for me to go about automating this?

    Thanks! :)
  2. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

    19 Apr 2005
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    If all the buttons are in the same place every time, you could use something like AutoIt?
  3. towelie

    towelie How do I Internet!!

    1 Sep 2011
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  4. Scott C

    Scott C What's a Dremel?

    25 Mar 2001
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    I'd second Selenium for any browser automation tasks :)
  5. roundyz

    roundyz What's a Dremel?

    16 Jan 2002
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    Selenium wont be able to help with step 6...
  6. ferret141

    ferret141 Minimodder

    18 Oct 2010
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    I have never used selenium before so I don't know what it's capable of. But you could set up AutoIt with a prompt for step 6.

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