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Launch web browser


Open browser window using Chrome or Edge.

Input Ports

Name dataType sourceType required description
Browser type text manual-only true You can choose what browser you want to automate with between Chrome and Edge.
Headless mode text manual-only true Running your browser headless means you would not be able to see it running, unless you check for the process inside of your task manager. If you run the browser headless, ALWAYS remember to close the browser after the process has been completed using the ‘Close browser’ command.
Dev Tools mode text manual-only true The Dev tools are for developing purposes only, its the same as pressing F12 inside of your browser.
Open path text link-manual true When the browser opens, this is the first url it will go to.
Browser path text link-manual false The exact path to the browser exe file, if our system cannot find the chrome exe which is stored on default when you install the browser, you need to find the exe yourself and provide us with the exact path to the exe.
Browser arguments text link-manual false There are lots of command lines which can be used with the Google Chrome browser. Some change behavior of features, others are for debugging or experimenting. This page lists the available switches including their conditions and descriptions. Resource Material
Size size link-manual false he window size of the browser, do not make it more than your screen pixel, else you will get conflicts.
Timeout number link-manual true The timeout wait for the browser to open, an error will be thrown if the browser takes longer than the timeout period set.


  • The user wants to launch a web browser.
  • The user wants to launch a web browser with the dev tools open.
  • The user wants to launch a web browser in headless mode.

Use case


  • Browser Type: chrome
  • Headless mode: disabled
  • Dev Tools mode: closed
  • Open path:
  • Browser path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
  • Browser Arguments: --10000
  • Window size: X: 1440, Y: 1024
  • Timeout: 6000
Experienced tips
  • The Open path you specify needs to be a valid web address
  • If the command does not find your chrome or edge automatically, you need to specify the path to your exe using the browser path field.
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