Error adding Use Application/Browser Activity

Please be patient - I am BRAND NEW and just taking a training course. My course is telling me to add 2 resources, ‘Use Application/Browser’ and ‘Use Excel File’. Excel file works fine so I know I am doing it correctly, however I am unable to add ‘Use Application/Browser’, It will not drag over. Any simple non-code language help?

Hi @Jessica_E_Smith

Welcome to our community!

Can i know what do you mean with “it will not drag over”?
are you getting any error?


Dear @Jessica_E_Smith ,

The same way you are dragging and dropping the Use Excel File activity, the same way you have to do with the Use Application/Browser Activity.


Yes, but unfortunately it does not drag. All of the other resources do, just not this one.

Any specific error you are getting?

On the left I click on the resource, and drag it to Studio X center where it says “Drop Activity Here”, but it does not drop. It is as if I never dragged the resource over.

No error, just nothing happening.

Have a look at this attached process.
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For now, can you try to click in the plus symbol within the studio and search for the use application browser activity


Thank you, tried that as well. I can see it but when I click on it the screen just clears out. I even added it to my favorites then tried to drag it from favorites. Something is just wrong with this resource on my end. Thanks for trying. I will have to reach out to my company IT folks for this.

Thank you for trying to help Sanjit, I am unable to open the doc on my company laptop. Security rules and all. But appreciate the effort.

did you try creating a new project to check if the issue persists? thats a little bit weird

I figured it out. When downloading Studio X it added two extensions - 1 for Chrome and 1 for Microsoft Edge. I already had Edge browser open in background, but not Chrome. Once I launched Chrome it prompted for extension message. I closed out StudioX and re-launched. Now I was able to drag it.

Thank you everyone.

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