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Installing ddt on Ubuntu with Python 3

I am working on a Ubuntu system which has both Python 2.7 and Python 3.4 installed. I was trying to install the ddt library for creating data driven test cases. However when I try installing using ...
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Can/should ChromeDriver be installed on the same PATH (usr/bin) as Python, easy_install, etc.?

The Selenium WebDriver for Python video I'm watching instructs me to copy ChromeDriver to /usr/local/bin. When I view my $PATH, I can see /usr/local/bin, but if I cd to /usr/local/bin it says the ...
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Python selenium - how can I loop a function to make 100 Copy accounts using different emails

How can I loop a different string into the email field, or a variable without actually having to make a list that consist of 100 different emails. For example is there a way i can send money@qa.test ...
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Testing a Python REST API

We want to add formal testing an quality assurance to our application API. It is written in Python using Flask with Restless and outputs JSON. My question is what is the best way to test our API? It ...
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how to proceed after clicking a link to new page in selnium in python

I am clicking a link which takes me to new page, but I don't know how to proceed after that. When I try to find an element by id in the next page it gives me error: (selenium.common.exceptions....
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How to click a checkbox with Selenium Python without an id? [duplicate]

How do I click a checkbox with Selenium Python, if I don't have any id which defines the checkbox?
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Verify two elements exist next to each other on a page

I'm trying to verify that an element exists on a page next to another element. I'm using Selenium Webdriver with Python bindings, but can't figure out how to do this...i'm a Selenium/Python noob BTW.
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Selenium webdriver not recognizing div element

I have found several questions related to this one particular travel website MakeMyTrip, so I tried to automating it. I was successful in selecting the primary details and getting on the Flight ...
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How to retrieve INT value from TEXT box using Selenium/Webdriver Python binding?

I have this code tcost = driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtTotalCost").text total = int(tcost) driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtVisa").send_keys(total/2) driver.find_element_by_id("...
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How to handle widows authentication dialog using webdriver in python

I have an application which is secured by http authentication. So when I open the URL it is looking for user/pass in windows authentication dialog. I wanted handle this dialog to enter user/pass and ...
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Understanding how to handle auto-complete using Selenium and Python

While testing for a certain web application, I was faced with an issue of handling auto-complete scenarios. An example of this kind could be found here MagicBricks I have few questions related to how ...
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Iterating across various open windows using Selenium and Python

So my question deals with iterating over multiple open windows at a time. Suppose I am opening a website (best example would be Naukri). As soon as the page loads, two more pop up windows open up. ...
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Tools for Python software testing

Similar to Tools for Java software testing, I'm looking for Python-related testing tools/software (as Python is my most frequently-used language).
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Manual tester wanting to get into automation

So its been a year since I have been studying python, and just recently I started picking up webdriver. It was a long journey, and I am still pretty noob, but I finally understand how to use it lol. I ...
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Set attribute of an element using webdriver + python

I am trying to automate uploading an image. The uploader is a Flash object and using AutoIt is not an option. So I am trying to work my way around this with just webdriver. The idea is to 'set' the ...
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How to send Basic Authentication headers in Selenium?

I'm using webdriver.Firefox and I'm trying to send the following custom header: self.headers = { 'Authorization': 'Basic %s' % b64encode(bytes(self.args.user + ':' + self.args.password, "utf-8"))....
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Webdriver - Problem with loading profile of Tor Browser Bundle

could you give me any suggestions how to solve the weird problem I experience with webdriver? I like to use webdriver to control the browser from the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB). Controlling the TBB via ...
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How to click a link / button implemented as a div or span element with WebDriver

in my testing I need to click on a 'link' or a 'button' (actually it just looks like and functions as a link or a button) that is implemented as a div (or span) element. With Selenium IDE, I tried ...
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Setting up Page Objects with python and seem to be getting every error possible

WebTeam init.py BasePage.py UIMap.py Pages: init.py Common.py ContactPage.py test: init.py CompetitorsTest.py CreateAnonData.py CreateKnownData.py import unittest ...
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Selecting multiple options and deselecting options using Selenium with python

I am trying to open a webpage and select options before submitting the form. The issue I am having is being able to selecting more than one option in the select box. Eventually I want to be able to ...
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How to get data-href instead of href with selenium in python?

I have currently a python code that should grab a link from google. However, google uses a somewhat different method to linking. how could I grab the data-href instead of just href. this is the ...
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is_displayed with python and web driver

So when my test pass it will show the "yeah" word in the end, however when it fails , it will only show and exception NoSuchelement and the word "Failed" will not show up anywhere. its like else ...
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Robot framework installation

I want to learn robot framework with java and python, but not sure how to use this?. I searched over the net but did not get steps to instal robot framework. I installed only selenium2library file in ...
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How to use Python/Webdriver to go through multiple URLs and take screenshots using loops? [closed]

I want to use Python/Webdriver to run through many client websites (and subpages within those websites) and take screenshots of each page. Currently, I have this working, but all clients are in their ...
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How do I create a loop within my selenium python script to select every option within a dropdown menu

Im new to python, or coding for that matter... Currently I have a python script to select one option within the dropdown menu, but I would like my script to repeat each time and select the next option....
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Tagging python tests for selective execution

What I am trying to do is : create a tagging system for around 400 tests so I can run them selectively. For example, some tags may be UI_elements, production, staging etc. When a developer makes a ...
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How to select or check multiple checkboxes in Selenium?

I've got this HTML code <input type="checkbox" value="abc" name="arr[]><br> <input type="checkbox" value="abc1" name="arr[]><br> <input type="checkbox" value="abc2" name="...
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Selenium Webdriver get() shows intermittent TimeoutExceptions - how do I proceed?

I'm using Selenium Webdriver for testing a Django/Python based web application. I use both, the phantomjs and firefox drivers. We use django's LiveServerTest test case, which basically starts up a ...
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Desktop application automation

I need to automate desktop application i.e Bluetooth PTS tool. But can't find any good way to do. I have no exposure to scripting.
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What makes Python a good tool in daily testing?

I have seen people commenting that Python is a very handy language in everyday's testing. I wonder what makes it such a good tool, or what testing tasks are easier to achieve with Python than with ...
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ElementNotVisibleException on Mac, not Windows

I'm trying to get Webdriver in Python to click a cell in a table, wait for JavaScript to add an element into the cell and then click the element that appears which causes a dropdown to appear. We ...
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What are some tools for fuzz testing?

Fuzz Testing as defined by Wikipedia is: a software testing technique, often automated or semi-automated, that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data to the inputs of a computer ...
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How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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Accessing a sub menu within a sub menu using Webdriver with python on IE8

I have been trying for a while to complete this task. For context, I have a link called with text "Main Menu" along the top of the page, that when hovered reveals a list of more links. These links ...
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Unable to find element in selenium

I'm using the following code: if i[1] == "id_text": inst = driver.find_element_by_id(i[2]) #inst.click() for option in inst.find_elements_by_tag_name('option'): if option.text == ...
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Selenium Webdriver Mobile with Python - AndroidWebdriver4Python installation question

I found this Android webdriver API on github. I already have the Selenium Python client and have written many plain web-based test scripts with it. I have tried asking the git owner, but he has not ...
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Force selenium to use the portable firefox application

I have installed firefox 14 and has firefox portable version 25.0.1 on the machine, where I run tests for a web site. Due to a limitation in the site I'm testing, I cannot run my tests on firefox 14 ...
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Cannot upload a file using requests module in python

After two days of continuous trial, I thought it's better to ask you folks here. I want to upload a file on my desktop to a remote server. For this I am making use of python and its module requests. I ...
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Upload image via ajax form with selenium and Python

I'm trying to get familiar with selenium. I decided to try to work with facebook, and fulfill my profile with selenium, But they use too much Ajax. It's not very complicated to fulfill my hometown ...
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Selenium (RC) hangs when started from Python test

Fairly new to Selenium (but loving it). I'm running a single test in Python on Selenium RC. I've been running it multiple times a day for about 3 weeks. Now when I try to run it, it executes all the ...
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Migrating website content, need to test using Selenium/Python

We are working on a large project which involves LOTS of content being migrated to a new version of a website. I would like to be able to test the content on a page from the old site, with the same ...
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Quicker way to assert that an element does not exist

The goal of my test is to assert that a popup does not appear after certain actions. Previously to test if the popup exist, i have used exception handling. try: self.driver.find_element_by_id("...
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check for value if found before adding it to my drop down list?

i have a drop down list that i add items to it,i ask the user to type in brand name and check first if that brand is already found on the drop down list if yes prints a message if no do some actions. ...
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Looping over the array of other function in current function

I need a help to know how can I can iterate a loop over a array which is in another function of the same class. I tried using the following similar code for automation in selenium and I get the ...
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ImportError: No module named 'httplib'

I have recently updated selenium Webdriver to 2.38.1 and I am writing scripts using python. When I run the test case I have I get the following error *Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/...
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Selenium Python testing: would like to write test results to a file

I'm writing a suite of web tests in Python using Selenium. Ultimately, I want to generate a file with the results, which will then be sent out in an email. I'm using a main Python script to kick off ...
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Selecting xpath using a variable in selenium 2

I am doing a selenium automation where I want to pass the variable into the xpath and select the element. The xpath which I am trying looks like: browser.find_element_by_xpath("//span[contains(.,'SEM ...
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CSS/XPATH selector management using python's dictionary

I have a lot of functional tests in Python. As expected , they use a wide variety of css/xpath selectors . I think I read somewhere that a practice is to have a dictionary where each selector would ...
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How to use databases within the python unittest framework?

I have a bunch of unittests written in python in which messages (text) of any kind is used. Instead of 'hardcoding' the text examples used for the tests I would like to use a database of some kind (...