How to automate an embedded browser

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How to automate an embedded browser

Post by markrussell » Sun Nov 01, 2015 3:53 am

I have a application which needs to automate a variety of external websites. These websites appear in an embedded Winform (currently I'm using CEF but I can change if required). Now it seems that I can automate the CEF browser object by sending java script commands. However this doenst work with FLASH websites.
Given that Ranorex has a flash plugin for CHROME, I was wondering if I could use this plugin with the CEF browser object, to enable FLASH automation. Can anyone advise if this is possible or alternate solutions for automating embedded browser? My understanding is that Ranorex doesnt work with embedded browsers?

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Re: App get crashed while tap on element in iOS Instrumented app

Post by odklizec » Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:44 am


There are two problems. Ranorex does not support CEF and at second, as it looks, Chrome/Chromium dropped support for NPAPI flash player... ... t8473.html

You may have some luck with automating non-flash pages in CEF, by enabling global accessibility mode in Chrome settings, as described here... ... tml#p29903
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