RIA Image Validation

Glossary: RIA Picture RIA Image Content Validation is a function available from the left-hand toolbar of the EveryStep Web Recorder under Validation. Pressing the Image button allows you to click and drag your mouse cursor to select an area of the page. This creates an image of the selected area that is stored for verification during monitoring. You can view images captured this way by clicking on the Images tab in the bottom frame of the EveryStep WebRecorder. If the image you have selected is similar to another image or section of the page, you may be prompted to refine your image Read more

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RIA Sensitivity

When creating an EveryStep Web Recorder script you may—on occasion—be presented with a warning that states: “Selected image has several similar copies. Press ‘Reselect’ if you want to select another image or select ‘Raise’ if you want to raise the sensitivity threshold.”  Sometimes, after an area of the page or an image has been selected, RIA Image Validation may prompt you with a warn about similar copies of the referenced area or image you have selected.  As the matching mechanism relies on a coefficient of coincidence based on a pixel-by-pixel comparison, there are two possible ways to resolve this issue:  Reselect the image: This will replace the initially selected image or area with another, more unique image or area.  Raise the sensitivity threshold: Raising the threshold of the coefficient of coincidence will filter out similar Read more

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Keyboard + Mouse

RIA Recording tools are used to perform and record various actions over Rich Internet Applications  into a web application monitoring script. The “Key+Mouse” button enables tracking of mouse movements, mouse-wheel scrolls, and keyboard actions. To record mouse movements, you must press and hold the left mouse button and move the mouse to the desired location. The green cursor—as seen in the image below—will appear at the cursor location and move with your cursor. When you release the mouse button, the cursor will remain at the current location until you click or hold the left mouse button again. All movements are reflected in a Read more

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