Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) are inefficient and cumbersome for tasks that need to be performed repeatedly and/or on a large scale. In such situations, a user can benefit from automating sequences of actions in the form of text-based commands or scripts. Translating familiar GUI operations into equivalent text commands and/or API function calls often requires consulting documentation from a separate information source. Identifying the appropriate command and its task-specific parameters within such documentation is tedious and time-consuming. This disclosure describes functionality to assist users in converting actions performed via a GUI into corresponding text commands and/or API calls. With user permission, each user action within the GUI is translated to an equivalent command. The dynamically updated sequence of such commands can be presented in a separate section within the user interface.
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Lindmark, Stefan, "Automatically Generating Text-based Commands From Actions Performed Via GUI", Technical Disclosure Commons, (March 06, 2020)