The following steps outline the general process for recording a script:
1. Set the session recording options.
Recording options tell Robot how to record and generate scripts. You set
recording options to specify:
The type of recording you want to perform, such as API, network, or proxy.
The recording method you choose determines some of the other recording
options you need to set.
Script generation options, such as specifying whether you want the script to
include datapool commands or think time delays, and whether you want to
filter out protocols to control the size of the script.General recording options, such as the prefixes to assign to default script
and session names.
2. Start the recording session.
With the API recording method, you must start recording first, at which point
Robot prompts you for the name of the client. With the other recording
methods, network and proxy, you can start recording before or after you start the
3. Start the client application.
4. Record the transactions. While you are recording the transactions, you can split
the session into multiple scripts, each representing a logical unit of work.
5. Optionally, insert timers, blocks, comments, and other features into the script