Selenium 2 is the second major release of Selenium, an open source framework for testing web applications. A major difference between Selenium 1 and Selenium 2 is the latter's use of WebDriver.

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I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
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Selenium Reporting

During my experience in Quality Assurance, especially automation testing, I have experienced two functional test tools(QTP and Selenium). In fact, I have noticed that Selenium have more strong points ...
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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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How to handle “Time out receiving message from the renderer” in chrome driver?

I am new to selenium, I'm facing "Time out receiving message from the renderer" in chrome browser while running test with selenium 2.41 and chrome 2.9x. I have tried many tests to reproduce the issue, ...
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Alternate command for selenium.selectWindow(“”) in webdriver

We are switching from Selenium RC to Webdriver, but most of the commands after converting in to Webdriver are not working . The web driver statement for selenium.selectwindow(" title") is ...
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Significance of Maven,Svn,Jenkins in selenium webdriver?

I am a learner of selenium webdriver and now want to code using framework.I don't have a detailed picture of when to use what in above said tools.I do know that these are build,version,integration ...
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XPath not recognised in page object model in WebDriver [closed]

xpath not recognised in page object model in webdriver. @FindBy(xpath = "//td[contains (text(),'xxx')]") public WebElement topMenu; topMenu.click(); Error: Unable to locate element: ...
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Xpath to get the CSS property “background image” of DIV

What would be the Xpath to get the background-image CSS Property of a DIV tag whose ID is mentioned in Selenium Webdriver? Example: <div id="abc", style="width: 538px !important; height: 242px ...
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How to include passed assertions in the Test NG test result report?

I use Selenium webdriver 2 with Test-NG. Test-NG gives a nice report when an assertion fails. The customer wishes to see the same report in the case where an assertion passes. Is it possible to do ...
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Select a certain item by clicking a link beside that item

I have a popup with list of names. I need to choose "mahmoud" for instance by clicking the "select" link beside the label "mahmoud". How to click that select? I am using selenium webdriver with ...
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moveToElement function not working on IE when browser is minimized or not active using Selenium Webdriver

I'm trying to automate an application using Selenium Webdriver. The moveToElement function fails when the browser is minimized or not active (keep other app active). It works when I keep AUT browser ...
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Need help with getting list of items in Page factory, c#

I am new to Page factory model - I need number of elements in list, I am trying in the following way: **[FindsBy(How = How.XPath, Using = "//*[@id='ABC']/div")] public List<IWebElement> ...
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How to handle file upload and download using Robot Class?

I'm trying to build a framework using Selenium. There is a scenario where I need to download a file, and there is another where I need to upload one. I've gone through the option in AutoIt, but it ...
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Selenium hangs for modals in firefox browser for very long time

After opening the modal window or modal overlay , performing any click operation within the modal takes very long time. It doesn't throw any exception neither does the execution stops. ...
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Specify what tests to run from SpecRun command line?

I'm looking for a way to specify what tests run when using specrun's command line (runtests.cmd). Is there a way to only run tests with a specific flag or specific feature file? Or is there another ...
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Selenium Webdriver: No such element exception even though element gets available after waiting for some time

I've been keep on getting NoSuchElementException whenever I try to get an web element. I know that the web element becomes present after some time. So, I've explicitly waited for 5-10 seconds until ...
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StaleElementReferenceException in selenium

I am getting stuck at below : List<WebElement>lstType=driver.findElements(By.xpath("//select[@id='ddlGeneralType']/option")); Thread.sleep(2000); int i,j; System.out.println("the no of ...
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How to execute Selenium + Junit Tests on Chrome

I have downloaded the Chrome Driver and i am able to execute my tests on Chrome. However Only local connections are allowed for it. How can i execute it globally on any machine without changing ...
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Assertion error when comparing the text of an element

I am getting the following error while try to verify assertion. I tried adding wait but it didnt help. Error message: java.lang.AssertionError: expected:<Risk Assessment Form: Completed> but ...
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Which can be better to work with Selenium WebDriver - Java or Python? [closed]

I have start learning Selenium WebDriver, but i am confused between Java and Python. Which language should i choose? I do have basic ideas of Core Java but haven't wrote a single piece of code with ...
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Test recording with Selenium IDE vs manual programming test framework

I'm just beginner in this field. I have already created simple tests using Selenium in .NET environment together with NUnit. I also hard coded the same or similar tests for my framework. My question ...
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Help with else if statement Webdriver Selenium

I have this code below which seems to not go to the else if statement. It runs the first part but never seems to go to part 2, if element 1 is already selected. Thanks if ...
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How to use Xpath 'contains()' function to locate a Web element in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning Selenium WebDriver and XPath. I am trying to get the "<td>" Element of the Nested Table which Contains string '7-8-9.' Following is the HTML page code: <!DOCTYPE ...
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How to handle sub child windows(more than 3) using Selenium Web Driver with Java

I am using Selenium Webdriver with Java, and I need help handling sub child windows. I have to handle four child windows. Main window- Child window- Grand child - (to reach 5 child windows) I ...
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Coding (automation) with selenium

I need help! I have thoroughly studied selenium IDE and now I want to proceed with coding using selenium(scripting), how and where should I start. I have setup complete environment settings with ...
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IE 11 gives Unable to find element with css selector or xpath or Xpath expression cannot be evaluated or does notresult in a WebElement

I am getting below error messages : IE 11 gives intermittently error like Unable to find element with css selector or xpath or Xpath expression cannot be evaluated or does notresult in a WebElement. ...
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Running my first program using TestNG and getting error

I am getting following error when run my selenium webdriver progarm using testNG: org.testng.TestNGException: Cannot find class in classpath: testng at ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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Selenium - SendKeys not completing data entry before moving to next field

I am trying to login to Gmail with two users. The data is exported from excel. Sometimes my test passes, but sometimes the first user login and logout processes successfully, but the second username ...
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how to click the post button for the following?

how to click the post button for the following ? <input class="k-button" type="button" style="width:90px;font-weight:bold;font-size:13px" onclick="Post();" value="Post">
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How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver?

How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver ? For e.g while testing a banking site, we provide all details necessary to create a new customer and click submit. A customer ID is ...
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Loading page generates exception 'Timed out waiting for page load'

I'm navigating to a webpage using Firefox driver. The page is loaded correctly but I'm getting this exception and the test crashes Timed out waiting for page load I've tried to add some ...
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How to run data driven testing using testNG in selenium

I am using testNG framework and tried to import data from excel sheet in my local. If I run the code as simple java application then its running but with testNG its not public class NewTest { public ...
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Keys.ARROW_DOWN does not select an item in the 'Select Box'?

I have a select box which has 3 values in the drop-down. When I click on the select box and then further use click() on the value item , it works fine. but when I use Keys.ARROW_DOWN its displays the ...
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Counting the number of browser windows opened by Selenium

Is there a way to get a list of opened browser windows using Selenium? I want to use this to count the number of open browsers within a test.
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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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How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...
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Selenium WebDriver - How to clear RadEditor content

I am working to write some Selenium WebDriver scripts that work with Telerik RadEditor controls. I can successfully enter content into the RadEditor in the following way with C#: ...
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How Closely Does A Selenium WebDriver Test Time Match a User's Experience?

I am looking into automating some performance testing and am struggling to find the answer to the above question. If I create a test using Selenium and the IE WebDriver, which loads a page and waits ...
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Use Selenium Webdriver to capture all the values from Google Auto Suggest Edit Box and display them in the console

import java.util.List; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; public class ...
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Unit Test project vs Console app project for Visual Studio Selenium automated test suite

My team has recently implemented automated build and deployment using Microsoft TFS and we're in the process of automating the functional tests for our application. However, we have a concern. We ...
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Selenium WebDriver with Java: How do I read username and password from an excel file to Java to use in website testing [closed]

I am using Selenium WebDriver with Java. I have an Excel spreadsheet with two columns, one for username and another for password. I need to read those values and use them to create new users.
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How to stop the browser loading process after 20 minutes?

I want to stop the browser loading process after 20 minutes in selenium webdriver script. Please suggest, how to do this?
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send multiple element to kendo multiselect from selenium

I want to sent more than one value to Kendo Multiselect element. whenever i use the Following function ((IJavaScriptExecutor)driver).ExecuteScript(String.Format("$('# ...
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How to run a particular test in an test suite?

Iam new to selenium suite, please show me how to run an particular test in an test suite, Below is my test suite, <!DOCTYPE suite SYSTEM "http://testng.org/testng-1.0.dtd" > <suite ...
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Question about 'self.assertIn' & 'driver.title'

I researched this as much as I could on my own but came to no clear conclusion to my question. I've been teaching myself automation testing via Python + Selenium, I'm as new or n00b as it gets so bare ...
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Prime Faces editing component and Selenium

I'm creating a new tests with selenium in my job. But i can't get one element in my system. We use Prime Faces and i can't get this element. I need to send a value to him, and He is a iFrame. I tried ...
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Using WebDriverWait to verify a performed action versus assertions in JUnit

Can someone tell me if by using the following code is sufficient enough to verify that the actions performed have taken place. So by using a wait command for certain elements to be visible in the DOM, ...
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If we click on down load file it will ask for confirmation whether to open or save? how to handle this in selenium web driver using python

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. I need to download the file, if we click on download, after downloading it it will ask confirmation to open or save file. It should save without asking confirmation. ...
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JavascriptExecutor is not identifying the button to click in Webdriver

I have this HTML <div class="btnContr"> <input type="button" onclick="return cancel();" value="Cancel"/> Below is the xpath identified, using this xpath, I am not able to click on ...