Edit Web Variables in the Editor Application

If you select a web variable and click on the Edit link at the bottom of the variables section, or right-click on the selected variable and select Edit, a window will open, and you can change the name or value of the variable. The Edit windows will look different based on the type of the variable that’s being edited.

1. Edit Window for Pages:

Edit Web Variables in the Editor Application

Parameters:

number 1Page Url: The link of the page. The * symbol means that ignore the characters that come after the * position

number 2Page Title: The title of the web page.

number 3Check Page Title: If this option is selected, the title will be checked.

2. Edit Window for the Elements:

Edit Web Variables in the Editor Application

Parameters

number 1Owner Web Page: The page that we want to capture one of its elements

number 2A. Tag and Important Attributes: The first attribute is the name of the tag. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

The second attribute is the ID of the tag. Using the ID, you can directly find that tag, and you will no longer need to use its Path or its other attributes. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

The third parameter is the Name of the tag. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

number 3B. Other Attributes: Attributes like class, src, href will be saved in this parameter. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

number 4C. Path: The path that should be traversed to reach the tag. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

number 5D. Text: The inner text of the tag. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

number 6E. xPath: It’s like the path parameter, only here it can be entered with more details. This can only be used in advanced browsers like Edge, Chrome & Firefox. You can also use the percent sign at the right of this field to insert the variable that you want. If you insert an *, the rest of the text will be ignored.

number 7Search Method: The Player application will search all the elements of the page to find the one that it’s looking for. This search is performed using the following methods:

  • Tag / ID / Name: the search will be performed based on Tag, or ID or the name of the tag
  • Other Attributes: the search will be performed based on other attributes of the tag like class name.
  • Path: the search will be performed based on the specified path
  • Text: the search will be performed based on the inner text of the tag
  • xPath: the search will be performed based on the xPath

number 8 8. In this parameter, you can select the search method, using the character associated with each parameter

search by tag