Robot Framework is an open-source test automation framework for acceptance testing and ATDD (acceptance test driven development).

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Recommend Automated test tools for cross platform including IE and .NET software

I'm working in an QA team. We do the automated work from the scratch. So many testing methods may be anti-pattern or disobey some discipline. We pay lots of effort on test web pages on our products....
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Fitnesse vs Robot

We are choosing what system to start using in our company. it should be used for both backend (REST API, some DB checks) and UI testing it should use a simple language so even non-programmers/tester ...
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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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Failed to start new browser session: Error while launching browser + selenium + robotframework

I'm using robotframework+seleniumlibrary and I often got the following error when I launch test cases Failed to start new browser session: Error while launching browser I'm connected by "ssh -X ...
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Are there ready solutions for saving robot framework test results into a database?

I like the level of details and more or less how they look like — report.html and log.html files created as a result of selenium/robot tests run. What I don't like is if I run pybot several times (...
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How to set a value for a variable in Robot framework test case?

Is there any option in Robot framework to set the value of a variable "TRUE" or "FALSE" depending upon a condition ? I want to run a keyword only if a condition is TRUE, i.e. a keyword should run ...
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Problems with escaping the equals sign in a Watir Robot argument

We're currently using the very lovely Robot Framework for our automation. Unfortunately, we've run into a hitch with the '=' character - we have a number of places in the app where we have a link to ...
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Does selenium webdriver capable for database testing?

After read so many answers and forums it makes me confuse. some people says : Selenium webdriver is browser automation tool and it has nothing to do with database. And some other showing JARs ...
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how to find the css style attribute of a particular html element using Robot Framework?

I am writing an automation test script using Robot Framework & Selenium2Library for testing our web application. One of my test cases involves checking the CSS style attribute of an HTML tag. Is ...
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Wait for a random time with robot selenium 2 library

After submitting a POST request with a button click from a webpage, I want to wait for 60 seconds and click a link on that same page. The wait for 60 seconds part, is that possible to implement with ...
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Robot Framework and Browser support

Has the robot framework support for IExplorer or only for Firefox and Chrome? (If yes, how to configure it?) Thanks!
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Robot Framework data-driven automation testing: Can data derived from a database be used as a data source for a test template?

I am familiar with using template keywords in data-driven Robot Framework testing and know that external sources of data such as text files and csv files can be used to provide test data. However, the ...
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How to use Run Keyword IF" in Robot Framework

I want to run Keyword if Element is visible. E.g I want to check that if a button is visible on the page then run particular Keyword. Below is my code. Create button is Keyword and want to run if ...
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How to upload a csv file from local machine using robot framework script?

Is there any option in robot framework to upload a csv file ( or any kind of file ) from local machine ? Here is my testing scenario - While clicking on 'Upload file' button a new window will pop ...
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How to edit field in Robotframework using Selenium2library

My problem is being unable to enter text in login and password fields in certain page. I would like to know how to be able to enter text in this situation. I have been able to automate entering text ...
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How to know if a checkbox is selected when using robot framework

I am using robot framework. How can I test if a checkbox is selected? I want to run a keyword if a checkbox is selected like: ${checked} = Checkbox Should Not Be Selected xpath=.//*[@id='0,1,1,6']...
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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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Robot Framework Integration

We have a project which uses Robot Framework 2.7.7, while we are using HP-QC for Bug tracking. Is it possible to integrate Robot Framework with HP Quality center?
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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How much does robot framework help in terms of employablity? [closed]

I have been learning Robot Framework with python. The basic idea is to make myself more employable. I just started with RF because it was looking interesting but as I started to explore, I found very ...
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How to automate UI testing of an app using a Google login

We are using a testing framework composed of robot-framework with ExtendedSelenium2Library that our developers are using to write acceptance tests. Our Web site has several auth options, including ...
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TestNG vs Robot Framework - pros and cons

What are the pros and cons of using Robot Framework with selenium2Library (webdriver). Which one is the better option for web application testing - TestNG or Robot Framework?
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How to get no. of elements with particular 'id' using robot framework?

I am writing an automation test script for our web application using Robot framework and Selenium2Library. One of my test case involves the following scenario. I have to run a particular test case ...
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How to authenticate with certificates using sudslibrary in robotframework?

I'm testing soap messages using RobotFramework and sudslibrary. I need to authenticate session with a certificate. Is there a way to do this? I did not find a mentioning of this in the documentation ...
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How to check status of checkbox in robotframework

I have a scenario to verify the status of checkbox whether this is disable or enable but i did not fine any keyword for that, It would be great if somebody help to get this.
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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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Element is not clickable at this point.Other element would receive the click

The exception is WebDriverException: Message: Element is not clickable at point (548.xxxxxxxxx, 2xx.5). Other element would receive the click: <span class="regs2" style="" id="...
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Jenkins Build Is Hanging

We are using jenkins for the continuous integration. I have already created a jenkins job for running all my robot framework automation test scripts & Everything was absolutely working fine. But ...
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Handling different input fields using Robot Framework

I am writing an automation test script using Robot Framework & Selenium2Library for testing our web application (I am writing test cases in .txt format) I am having a problem on handling two ...
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Unable to handle Google Authentication pop up window in robot framework test case

I am having a problem on handling google authentication pop up window in robot framework. The process I want to automate is - When a button( Sign in with google) is clicked , google authentication ...
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Can you run Powershell scripts with command line parameters in Robot?

We use Robot Framework to run our tests and we do use the Run command to execute some Powershell scripts to perform some external tasks. This works when we set up the command line parameters in one ...
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The state of the checkbox, which was set in Robot Framework is not stored

I'm new to Robot Framework and Selenium. I can not set a checkbox. There are several settings, which is controlled by the checkbox. I see that it was set by Robot, but the result is not stored. The ...
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How to add custom headers to PhantomJS in Robot Framework

I am testing a website with Robot Framwork using ExtendedSelenium2Library. I use Chrome and Firefox with the Open Browser keyword, and PhantomJS with the Create Webdriver. I want to set the browser ...
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How i can verify Text is present or not in robot framework?

i am trying to use following syntax but can anyone tell me how i can use this with example ? Element Should Contain locator, expected, message=
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Controlling SilverLight application using selenium does not work

I am trying to automate an web application where in I am trying to control the silver light application. I need to play pause and stop the player embedded in HTML. There is an object tag which has ...
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Robot Framework RIDE - “Data sanity check failed” error

I'm just staring using RobotFramework so this question might be simple but didn't find answer for it. When I enter some text keyword in RIDE Text Editor I get this error "Data sanity check failed". I ...
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How to select few text lines using Robot Framework?

I am writing an automation test script using Robot Framework & Selenium2Library for testing our web application ( in .txt format ). One of my test cases involves to select few lines of text from ...
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RobotFramework: Global variables which change only locally

In the root of the test directory, I have this setting.robot file which includes the global variables used in all test suites and test cases. This file has been used as resource in all test cases: ***...
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Robot framework. How to select option by text but value

I want to select an option from list, but i wont use value for it. <tbody><tr> <td colspan="3"><a href="admin.php?dpt=catalog&amp;sub=products_categories&amp;categoryID=...