Using the login script

A login script is simply a series of steps to login to an application or web site (think of it as a keyboard macro). Each step is either a field value, a keystroke or a short delay.

For example, most applications or websites require you to enter two fields, username and password.

Typically, you will enter the username in the username field, press the [Tab] key to move the cursor to the password field, enter the password, then press the [Enter] key to gain access.

Therefore the default login script consists of the following steps:

Note: The default login script may not work with all applications. Therefore you may want to modify the login script by adding and deleting steps to suit the application. In particular, the [Ctrl-A] key to select an existing value in the current field may cause problems for certain applications (eg. terminal clients).

The left-middle pane (highlighted in red) is the login script pane.

There are a few basic tasks related to login script management:

You can execute the login script in any application by doing the following:

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