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Launch New Internet Explorer Action

Description:

Launches a new instance of IE or attaches to a running instance of IE for automating web sites and web applications.

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Properties:

Operation:

Select the type of Internet Explorer you wish to work with. Note that if you want to use Internet Explorer to automate your web related tasks you will need to configure its security settings first.

Initial URL:

Enter the URL of the web site you want to visit as soon as the web browser is launched.

Window State:

Specify whether the Web Browser window will be launched in normal, minimized of maximized state.

Attach to Internet Explorer Tab:

Choose whether the action will attach to an Internet Explorer Tab by it's Title, by it's URL, or attach to the Active Tab of the Internet Explorer running as the Foreground Window.

Tab Title:

Specify the title (or part of it) of the Internet Explorer Tab you want to attach to. In the drop-down list you can choose between the titles of all the IE tabs that are currently open.

Tab URL:

Enter the URL of the Internet Explorer Tab you want to attach to.

Store Internet Explorer Instance into:

Enter a name to be the variable that will store the specific Internet Explorer Instance for use with later web automation actions.

Clear Cache:

Specify whether to clear the entire cache of the web browser right after launching it.

Clear Cookies:

Specify whether to clear all stored cookies in the web browser right after launching it.

Wait for Page to Load:

Choose whether you want the Process to wait for the new web page to load completely before proceeding to the next action.

If a pop-up dialog appears:

Specify what you want the Process to do if a pop-up dialog appears while loading the initial web page.