Floating recording toolbar

The floating recording toolbar enables you to control the recording of Vuser scripts, and provides easy access to common script commands.

UI example
To access The floating recording toolbar appears when script recording begins.
Important information
  • The floating recording toolbar is dockable. For details, see VuGen user interface.
  • You can pin the toolbar with the button.
  • You can expand or collapse the toolbar with the and buttons.
Relevant tasks Create and open Vuser scripts

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element Description
Continue recording the script after recording has been paused.
Stop recording the script.
Pause recording.
Cancel the recording.
Select an action to record into.
Create a new action to record into.

Insert a Start Transaction step into your script.

For details, see Transaction overview.

Insert an End Transaction step into your script.

For details, see Transaction overview.

Insert a Rendezvous point step into your script.

For details, see Rendezvous points.

Insert a comment into your script.

Insert a Text Check step into your script (not available for all protocols).

For details, see Text and image verification (Web Vuser scripts) overview.


  • How many events have been recorded into your script.
  • The time elapsed since recording began, excluding time the script was paused.

Pin or unpin the recording toolbar.


Display or hide the toolbar buttons.

Hide the recording toolbar. The toolbar reappears when you refresh or navigate to the next page. Hiding the toolbar may be useful if the toolbar covers controls in the application being operated, thereby preventing access to the controls.

Note: The Hide Toolbar button appears for proxy recording only.