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Interrogating HTML tables with the Universal Web Adapter

Suggest edit Updated on September 10, 2021

Automate HTML tables in Chrome or Edge using the Universal Web Adapter. Follow these steps to interrogate an HTML table for the Universal Web Adapter.

  1. On the interrogation form, select Select Element from the drop down menu.
  2. Drag and drop the bullseye over the table and select the table element from the list.
  3. Click Create Container.
  4. Drag and drop the bullseye over a row in the table and select the row element from the list.
  5. Click Create Container.
  6. Modify the match rules for the table row in the Object Explorer until all the rows show as available targets.
  7. Enable UseKeys on the row object in the property grid.
  8. Drag and drop the bullseye over the cell in the table and select the cell element from the list.
  9. Click Create Container.
  10. Modify the match rules for the table cell so that the cell matches each parent row.

The following is an example table structure:

Example HTML table structure
Example HTML table structure

 

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