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Kryon Process Discovery
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Alex Voevodin, Diederik Quant
 
Export PD_RAW_DATA table from MySQL to Excel
 
First export the PD_RAW_DATA table from MySQL as seen in screen shot below (video recording attached for additional guidance below).
 
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Everything else is done in Excel below.

 

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The raw data is already quite useful to find trends and figures.

Some data is using key values. Below is a list of the most common corresponding values.

Most common event type value. See column “EventType”:
15           Mouse right click
14           Mouse left click
13           Mouse wheel
6              Keyboard action
4              Mouse doubleclick

Most common Keystroke values. See column “Keystokes” (When EventType is 6
1              Single key: User pressed a single key
3              Key combo: User pressed multiple keys
5              ASCII Group: Combination of keys (see “Combinations”)
8              Move group: user pressed keys which advance the process (see some specific keys in “Combinations”)

Combinations column (When EventType is 6 and Keystroke is 5 or
Here you could see many values. These are so called “windows.forms.keys”. See the Microsoft documentation here.

Some samples:
13           Enter/Return
96           Numeric value
36           Home button
32           Space
65-90     a-z
40           Down arrow
39           Right arrow
38           Up arrow
37           Left arrow
162         Left-CTRL
160         Left-Shift
33           pgUp
36           home

If a user pressed for example the keys “6789”, then you will see something like “Combinations:[[96],[96],[96],[96]].” The only recorded keystrokes are keystrokes which are important for the process. No full text user input is saved. Just like above.
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