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SAP Intelligent RPA 2.0 – Recorder for SAP WinGUI and SAP WebGUI

This blog post explains how to automate the workflows easily using the Recorder in Cloud Studio.

Introduction

The Recorder supports SAP Windows GUI and SAP Web GUI applications. The Recorder records the steps you perform across the screens of an application. Screens, elements, and their underlying metadata are automatically captured and properly declared. Then you can export the recording to the automation designer of the Cloud Studio where a workflow is built automatically. The exported recording steps include automatically recorded application screens, elements, metadata, and automation with a workflow made up of activities. If required, you can manually edit the captured screens and elements or edit the automation to update the Step Details.

You can even append new activities to the generated automation.

Pre-requisites

To use the recorder with SAP  WinGUI, SAP scripting and Recording must be enabled in the SAP WIN GUI system.

1.By default the recording option is enabled in your system, if it is not enabled, follow the below steps to enable the recording/

Navigate to the transaction RZ11

Enter the paramter sapgui/user_scripting_disable_recording.

If the parameter is maintained as TRUE, change the value to FALSE.

2.The recording is enabled by default in the SAP WebGUI application. If the recording is not enabled, ask your admin to add the S_WEBGUI authorization Object to your role.

If the recording option is enabled while recording the application you would see the little bulb icon in SAP WebGUI applications.

 

Automate SAP WinGUI application.

1.Create a project in Cloud Studio.

2.Create an application.

3.Select the WinGUI application which has to be recorded.

4.Select the screen and the Record button would appear instead of the capture button.

 

Based on the action by the BOT developer based on your action as a bot developer, the Recorder has recorded a series of interactions consisting of various steps across the screens such as:

  • Entering data,
  • Mouse clicks and movements
  • Keystrokes with object controls including input fields, tables, menus, button

Testing the SAP WinGUI Automation

Automate SAP WebGUI application.

1.Create a project in Cloud Studio.

2.Create an application.

3.Select the SAP WebGUI application which has to be recorded.

Note: SAP WebGUI applications that are embedded as an IFRAME in the S/4 HANA cloud instance cannot be recorded as of now. This is planned for future releases. We can record only the standalone SAP WebGUI applications.

4.Select the screen and the Record button would appear instead of the capture button.

 

Testing the SAP WebGUI Automation

Customize the generated automation

We can manually edit the captured screens and elements or edit the automation to update the Step Details.

Conclusion

With Low-Code No-code, We have successfully recorded the workflow and simplified capturing the complex applications using Recorder.

 

 

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      Author's profile photo Baba .
      Baba .

      Impressive. Thanks for sharing

      Author's profile photo Ram Bhadrappa
      Ram Bhadrappa

      Hello

      i try this but one error is coming when i Click on record button pop up error is coming recording

      cancelled.

      Author's profile photo Chaitanya Priya Puvvada
      Chaitanya Priya Puvvada
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Ram Bhadrappa :

      Can you let me know what is your Desktop Agent version?

      Author's profile photo Ram Bhadrappa
      Ram Bhadrappa
      Desktop Agent Version is 2.0.15.54
      Author's profile photo Chaitanya Priya Puvvada
      Chaitanya Priya Puvvada
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Ram Bhadrappa:.

      Can you please update the Core SDK dependency of your project to version 1.14.85. This should definitely solve the issue.

      Regards,

      Priya