The Application XRay: Win32 Application Functions Explained

To make scripting easy we have created the Application XRay application. We distribute this tooling with all installations of Login Enterprise. It is part of the scriptingtoolset zip you can download from the applications overview. The explanation of all features of the Application XRay is based on the 4.1.13 and higher version. 

If you want to know how to download and install the scripting pre-requisites please click here.

This section will explain all functions of the Application XRay that can be found on the Win32 Application tab.

To start the Application XRay go to the ".\scriptingstoolset\ApplicationXray\" folder and start the ApplicationXRay.exe. When you start the Application XRay you can see the below window appearing. 

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Crosshair button

In the top left of the Application is the Crosshair Button, this button can be clicked, and when done will turn green. Once it is green you are able to hover over Applications to select or buttons / other elements that you wish to interact with, useable in both win32 and Web browser.

Win32 Application

The application by default opens on the 'Win32 Application" tab. The first section exists of a few items:

  • Commandline
    • Defines the executable file location 
      • You can pre-define the location of the executable, working folder and title of the applciation you wish to start
      • Or you can start the application yourself and let it be auto-filled by the Application Xray once you activate the Application Xray.
  • Working folder
    • Defines the folder where the file can be found
  • Title
    • The title name of the application
  • Class
    • Class name of the window
  • Process name
    • The name of the process and ID attached to the window / application
  • Start / Select
    • When you filled in the commandline and other values yourself you can click start to start the application using the Application XRay.
    • When you click on the target button and then hover over an open application the button changes to Select.

Control Information Win32 Application

In the section below the Win32 application section you can find the control information. Within an applications the controls are normally the text fields, buttons, table fields and other items that make up an application. The items shown:

  • Class
    • Class of the control
  • Title
    • Title of the control
  • From Tree
    • This button appears if a control within an application is selected and will popup a new window where it will show you the complete process\object tree of the application. This fucntion can be usable when buttons can not be found when hovering over them but are still find-able in the application.
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    • You can browse through the list until you find the preferred object, the object selected is highlighted in the application for ease of use. Once the preferred object is found you can click select to use it in the application xray.

Action section Win32 Application

The action section is used to define, test and copy the selected command you want to use in your script.

  • Action Dropdown
    • Allows you to select your preferred action, to find out the function information please go to our scripting functions page.
  • Execute
    • Executes the selected action on the selected window / control with corresponding defined action
  • To Clipboard
    • Copy the string defined in the "Code Snippet" section to clipboard
  • Copy execute to clipboard 
    • This checkbox enables you to automatically copy all executed actions.
  • Code Snippet
    • Shows you the code string, this is the combination of the preferred action to the selected object.