Last modified on December 15, 2017

Use configuration options to set the default behavior for recording and playback of your script. To open the configuration options screen, click Configuration options, then select DéjàClick Options in the drop-down list.

Here, you have two display options: Basic and Advanced. The parameters you will be able to configure will differ depending on which display type do you choose.

  • General preferences allow you to control the appearance of your scripts.

    • Highlight Active Element – Select to display a green box around the page element receiving the user event.

    • Scroll to Active Element – Select to always scroll the screen until the active element is visible.

    • Notify when Complete – Select to receive a popup notification when the script playback finishes.

    • Skip Test on Demand Options Dialog – Select to always run the test on demand with the latest settings and skip the options dialog.

  • Record default properties allow you to set default recording parameters.

    • Simulate New Visitor – Enable to command DéjàClick to simulate a new user during each time when visiting a website. For more information, see Simulate New User.

    • Blocking options allow you to override the default browser settings to prevent unwanted content appearing during playback.

      • Block Popup Windows – Select to block popup windows and dialogs
      • Blick New Cookies – Select to block cookies the website generates
    • Input Options – If DéjàClick is not recording all events that you want, try to select the Record all HTML focus events check box.

    • Mobile Options allow you to select the mobile devices which DéjàClick can use for transactions.

      • Add – Opens the Mobile Devices Editor dialog, which you can use to describe a new mobile device.

        Note: For more information about mobile testing with DéjàClick, see Mobile Web Monitoring.
        Option Description
        Name A new device’s name.
        User Agent string A mobile device browser’s user agent string.
        Width A mobile device’s screen width.
        Height A mobile device’s screen height.
        Flash Select to specify the mobile device supports Flash.
        XHTML-MP Select to specify the mobile device supports XHTML-MP.
      • Edit – Opens the Mobile Editor Dialog for the selected device. See the options reference above.

      • Remove – Deletes a selected mobile device.

      • Move Up – Moves a selected mobile device one position up in the devices list.

      • Move Down – Moves a selected mobile device one position down in the devices list.

      • Available Mobile Devices – Open to select one of the pre-set mobile devices and add it to the devices list.

    • ContentView Options allow you to specify the predefined items for the ContentView feature.

      • Add – Opens the item editor dialog, which you can use to describe a new item.

        Option Description
        Name A new ContentView item name.
        Description An arbitrary text describing the ContentView item.
        RegularExpression A regular expression matching the ContentView item.
      • Edit – Opens the item editor dialog for the selected item. See the options reference above.

      • Remove – Deletes an item from the list.

  • Replay default properties allow you to adjust the replay settings.

    • Event Input options allow you to configure how to handle text input fields in your script.

      • Replay using keystrokes – Select to replay keystrokes instead of using a text string
      • Select FORM list items by – Select a corresponding option to command DéjàClick select a specified item in the list by position, name, or value
    • Replay Advisor options allow you to configure the replay advisor prompts.

      • Let Replay Advisor propmt for assistance – Select to allow Replay Advisor prompts, remove the selection to disable them
      • Let Replay Advisor make script adjustments – Select to allow Replay Advisor to modify your scripts automatically to enhance the playback
      • Event Timeouts occur(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when script event timeouts occur
      • Location Timeouts occur(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when AlertSite locations timeouts occur
      • Network Timeouts occur(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when network timeouts occur
      • Content Change Start Timeouts occur(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when the page contents begin changing with delay
      • Content Change Stop Timeouts occur(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when the page contents stop changing with delay
      • Events on pre-loaded page (record)(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when events on preloaded-page occur during the recording
      • Clicking on an embedded object (record)(advanced view only) – Select to display Replay Advisor prompts when user clicks on an embedded object on the page during the recording
    • Event Timeout options allow you to configure how DéjàClick treats event timeouts.

      • Stop waiting for event replay after – Specify the default wait time in seconds
      • If a timeout occurs – Select if DéjàClick should skip the event after the timeout, or fail with error
    • Pause Intervals options allow you to configure the DéjàClick behavior during the user think time.

      • Use recorded event pause intervals – Select to command DéjàClick to treat user pauses as implied and use them during playback
      • Use recorded screen event timings – Select to command DéjàClick to use recorded event pauses during playback
      • Replay speed – Specify the speed percentage for pauses during playback
    • Skipped Events(advanced view only) options allow you to command DéjàClick to stop after a specific number of events is skipped.

      • Stop replay if more than – Select to enable the option
      • Events are skipped – Specify the number of events for the option
    • Match Options(advanced view only) allow you to configure the DéjàClick behavior when it compares the replay script with the original one.

      • Stop replay if match score falls below – Select to command DéjàClick to always stop the replay if the replay script differs from the original one with difference percentage exceeding the specified value
      • Stop Percent – Specify the value for the previous option
      • Auto-detect page content errors below–  Select to allow DéjàClick to detect page content errors during comparison automatically below the specific difference percentage value
      • Auto-detect Percent – Specify the value for the previous option
      • Ignore named attributes – Select to command DéjàClick to ignore named attributes
    • Replay Timings options allow you to adjust replay timings for all scripts.

      • Replay Speed – Select the default replay speed
      • Event processing delay(advanced view only) – Specify the allowed event processing delay in milliseconds
      • Event dispatch delay(advanced view only) – Specify the allowed event dispatch delay in milliseconds
      • Check browser ready delay(advanced view only) – Specify the allowed browser readiness delay in milliseconds
    • Variable Options(advanced view only) allow you to define the variables’s values for testing purposes.

      • A replay count for the script (default value – 0)
      • A location ID of your computer (default value – 0)
    • Location Changes(advanced view only) options allow you to manually adjust the handling of the recorded location changes.

      • Use recorded location change hints – Select to enable the recorded locations change hints to help DéjàClick to determine the expected number of location changes needed before beginning the next event
      • Prompt if expected location changes have not occurred after – Specify an amount of time for the location changes delay in seconds, after which DéjàClick will display a notification prompt
    • Content Changes(advanced view only) options allow you to manually adjust the handling of the recorded content changes.

      • Use recorded content change hints – Select to command DéjàClick to use the recorded content change hints during the playback
    • Network Activity(advanced view only) options allow you to manually adjust the handling of network activity.

      • Use recorded network activity hints – Select to command DéjàClick to use the recorded network activity hints during the playback
      • Wait for all page objects to load – Select to command DéjàClick to wait before all page objects will be loaded
      • Prompt if expected network activity has not responded after – Specify anamount of time for the network activity delay in seconds, after which DéjàClick will display a notification prompt
    • Encryption Options allow you to define if some of the DéjàClick data needs to be encrypted.

      • Encrypt locally saved scripts – Select to encrypt locally stored scripts
      • Encrypt remotely monitored transactions – Select to encrypt remotely monitored transactions
      • Encrypt all user input data – Select to encrypt all data the user provides

See Also

Simulate New User
Mobile Web Monitoring
DéjàClick for Chrome