DéjàClick UI Overview

Last modified on May 22, 2024

This topic provides general information about DéjàClick toolbar, sidebar, and status bar and explains how to work with them.


You can control all DéjàClick function with the customizable toolbar displayed above the main window in your Firefox browser:


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A tool tip appears when you hover over each button. You can go directly to the DéjàClick Home Page by clicking on the DéjàClick logo.

Click on the button to perform the required function or to display the drop-down menu of icons with a down arrow. Here is a complete list of buttons:

Button Description

Power On

Powers DéjàClick on.

Power Off

Powers DéjàClick off.

Open recording

Imports a recorded script.

Save recording

Saves a recording as a script.


Creates a bookmark.


Starts recording ( after recording starts). After pause, it can be used to create a new Branch (see Branching Logic).

Stop recording

Stops recording or replay ( before recording is started).

Pause recording

Pauses replay (appears gray while recording is replaying)

Replay all

Starts replay.

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Starts a test on demand.

Open validation

Opens the validation panel.

Close validation

Closes the validation panel (replaces Open validation panel icon when Open validation panel icon is clicked).

Add Note

Creates a new note. Select a style from the drop-down menu:

 – Sticky style

 – Balloon style

 – Thought style

 – Annotate style

 – Plain style

Results Sidebar

Opens or closes the script results sidebar.

Properties sidebar

Opens or closes the script properties sidebar.

Configure Options

Provides access to various options:

  • DéjàClick options

  • Quick settings:

    • Simulate New Visitor – Adjusts the recorder settings to simulate visiting a web site.

    • Replay with Notes – Enables DéjàClick to display notes while replaying a transaction, if you have added them.

    • Replay for User Experience – Captures user experience data during a replay.

    • Replay using keystrokes – Replays a text input by using keystrokes.

    • Replay Speed – Replays scripts at Faster, Normal, or Slower speed.

    • Active Element – Adds additional effects to an active element during replay:

      • Highlight – Highlights an active element during replay.

      • Scroll To – Scrolls down or up to an active element during replay.

    • Block Popup Windows – Prevents pop-up windows during replay.

    • Block New Cookies – Prevents new cookies during replay.

    • Notify when Complete – Displays a message informing you that a recording or replay completed successfully or was stopped.

    • Encrypt Saved Files – Encrypts locally saved script files.

Remote Services

Lets you log into your AlertSite account to upload and download scripts and contains quick links to AlertSite dashboard. It has the following options:

  • AlertSite Login – Displays the AlertSite Login dialog where you can log in to your AlertSite account and provides a link to register for a free account.

  • AlertSite Log Off – Logs you off from AlertSite.

  • Upload Recording – Uploads a saved recording to AlertSite.

  • Download Recording – Downloads a recording from AlertSite.

  • Share Recording – Lets you share scripts with other AlertSite users.

  • Test On Demand – Tests your recording on a remote location with AlertSite.

  • Dashboard – Opens the AlertSite Dashboard.

  • Monitoring Status – Shows the last status codes of your transactions.

  • View Reports – Switches you to the Performance Reports scrren so you can configure reports.

  • Scripts Repository – Opens your Scripts Repository

  • Super Bookmark – Records a transaction and creates its shortcut in the bookmark list. For details, see Super Bookmarks.

  • Additional Modules – Opens the DéjàClick Dowloads page where you can download additional extentions.

  • Learn More – Opens the AlertSite overview.

  • Free Trial – Navigate to the page where you can sign up for a free 30 day trial.


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Customize the Toolbar

You can customize the DéjàClick toolbar to make it easy-to-use.

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DéjàClick provides a Sidebar with two tabs:

  • Results – Displays information related to script replay.

  • Properties – Displays the properties of each web page's recorded elements and can be modified on the fly.

Results Sidebar

To display the Results sidebar, click Results Sidebar on the toolbar.

Results sidebar

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The Results sidebar shows such information as script details (its name, date and time it was created and modified, its composition, and so on), replay status, match results, and the number of steps.

To view more script details, switch to the advanced Display Level at the bottom of the sidebar.

Properties Sidebar

To display the Properties sidebar, click Properties sidebar on the toolbar or, if the sidebar is displayed, switch to the Properties tab.

Properties sidebar

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The Properties sidebar shows property panels for recorded web page elements. You can use it to modify recording options, such as input or timeout values, as you go.

To view more properties, switch to the advanced Display Level at the bottom of the sidebar.

For more information about the Properties sidebar, see Properties Sidebar.

Status Bar

The status bar which is located at the bottom of the window provides dynamic feedback during recording and replay. It is separated into three sections:

  1. The current event section.

  2. The count-up timer section.

  3. The error status section.

Status bar during replay

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The indicator to the right of the error status section shows that DéjàClick is ready to play the next event when it is green and red during a replay.

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