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Chrome Webdriver click function timeout when opening two simultaneous windows

I have an issue using Chrome WebDriver on a Node Webkit Application, when I click an element (it will open two windows at the same time) driver shows a timeout exception on Click function. I tried ...
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How do I get dynamic div content in selenium

See how the dynamic message displays in the browser. I am adding a name in a text field and clicking save button. After clicking save, a message displays as New Staff added or Staff Name already ...
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Selenium couldn't do anything while browser is loading long ajax response

I have to perform some tests to web application with interesting interface. I faced with the following issue: there is a process with progress bar and while process is not finished, selenium couldn't ...
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Selenium Webdriver runs in root but not in non-root account

I have this problem that when I run in root account it works properly with the test cases returning as expected. But in a non-root account it keeps giving me an error. Thanks in advance if you are ...
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How to Code this SSL Certificate Dialog, with Selenium IEdriver “request for permission to use a key” IE 8 9 11

Can anyone help me with sample code please. I have to login with SSL client certificate to authenticate in IE, this UI only works in IE. I have this Autoit Script but the popup is not being read by ...
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Looking for approaches to placing orders on an eCommerce website quickly

I typically write automation using Java/Selenium but placing an order using a typical script takes close to a minute per order on our sites. I'm looking at potentially placing hundreds if not ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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Selenium java tests intermittently fails on firefox

My selenium test suite always has a few tests failing intermittently on each run on the firefox browser. On the next run the same tests will pass and new tests will fail. It is usually times out after ...
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Problem with Selenium send_keys function and JavaScript event triggered by data change

I am using Python to write a Selenium test script and I have not been able to use it to enter data for a text area. Entering data into this area appears to trigger a JavaScript function that caches ...
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Using Selenium Webdriver For Firefox Testing

I have been doing research into implementing Selenium Webdriver (currently version 2.49) for testing on Firefox. Currently I am capable of testing Chrome with the framework, but would like to extend ...
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Help finding child class with cssSelector syntax

How can I find this element by css this is what I have so far. driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(".simplecolorpicker > span[title*=#ff8081]")).click(); Here is the image of the html:
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Unable to select dropdown in selenium which is assigned with div tag

so plz help me to resolve this issue.i know how to do dropdown using "select" but in my site it is inside div tag . plz help me to reslove this issue. HTML Snippet : <div ...
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How to organize code in automation framework?

I am trying to figure out most readable way to organize my code (with POM) So far I have split out the following: Pages (methods for the specific pages) 'GoTo' pages (I don't need it but ...
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Running application doesn't execute any code but opens a new window

I am trying a build an automated testing framework, using Selenium WebDriver to simply login a website. However, when I run the following code, the only thing that happens is a new internet explorer ...
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webdriver.support.select - Select doesn't interact with the element

Hello, I have the following select: <div class="col-xs-12 col-md-6"> <label class="ph_label pointer city"> <span class="l citylbl">City</span> <select class="cities ...
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Selenium Webdriver - finding element on IE 11

I'm trying to assert a 'name' on my page, to assure the right name is displayed: public static OpenQA.Selenium.By Name = (By.CssSelector("p")); Assert.AreEqual("Name", ...
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Testing Download Dialog Box with Selenium

I want to test (using selenium webdriver) if clicking a button causes the right file download dialog to appear. For the automated part of the test I don't have to download the actual file, checking ...
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How best to test file download links using Selenium

On a website I am testing we have various links that download PDF files to the users computer. Our selenium suite runs nightly on bamboo, if we were to download the various files overnight it ...
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C# Selenium Webdriver “The path is not of a legal form.”

Running firefox portable (which I know used to work) is now producing an error "The path is not of a legal form." when trying to load profile. var binary = new ...
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Unable to enter the text in a text box

I am trying to enter the text in a textbox, but I am getting an error as follows org.openqa.selenium.InvalidElementStateException: Element must not be hidden, disabled or read-only Anybody can help ...
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PHPUnit Selenium2TestCase BadMethodCallException

I have installed selenium-server-standalone-2.33.0.jar, phpUnit, selenium extension for phpUnit. This test runs ok: $this->url('/'); $this->assertEquals('my title',$this->title()); But ...
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Unable to open Chrome WebDriver in another language

I'd really like to write a Selenium WebDriver test that verifies text is localized. The localization code bases the strings it displays on navigator.language (or navigator.userLanguage for IE). I ...
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Porting Selenium test from Firefox driver to HTMLUnit driver

I am trying to convert my selenium test from Firefox browser to HTMLUnit driver. But, when I try to run the HTMLUnit test , it gives me error for XPATH. The Firefox browser test runs absolutely fine. ...
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Check if dynamic objects are loaded with Selenium

I'm having a problem with Selenium2 using Firefox version 39.0 and Firefox webdriver while testing a page based on Apache MyFaces Trinidad 1.0.6. When I imitate press on CheckBox, TextBox becomes ...
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What language is required when learning Selendroid?

I want to learn Selendroid. I do not know what language I need to know before starting with selendroid. I know selenium using Java. For selendroid, do I have to learn android?
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How can I avoid conflicts running Selenium tests in parallel, when they must exercise an underlying REST API?

I have a web application which needs to be tested in multiple browsers in multiple environments (i.e. Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer in both Windows and Linux* (*with the obvious exception of ...
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TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm new to coding and Python. Not sure where exactly I should be looking to fix this error. from UIMap import tomcat8LoginPage,tomcat8urls,competitors class test_Competitors(unittest): def ...
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How to handle download dialogs on mobile devices with Appium [closed]

I am using Selenium with Appium and my problem is "when i click on a download button it shows path to save the file." This is a mobile OS control, how do I interact with Mobile Controls? Are there ...
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isselected() method returning false always why?

First, I want to check whether checkbox is selected or not and then have to perform select action. But here isselected method always giving false output, because the script is selecting the checkbox ...
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Handle the File Upload dialog in Protractor for IE11

I know the default answer to handling explorer.exe is to use AutoIT, but AutoIT utilizes Java Runtime to use the exported .exe to upload the file and close the dialog. My tests are all in Protractor ...
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Selenium: Select 2nd item by both class and with certain text?

I am creating some test scripts using Selenium WebDriver in C#. The AUT contains a left menu in which the position/ordering of the links depend upon the 'User Preferences' and a lot of ...
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Getting NPE on screencapture with an error

I am currently setting up PageObject with PageFactory Automation tests. I currently have a screenCapture.java and I try to call the method within the screenCapture when there's an error. Here is the ...
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Selenium Drag and Drop with non visible Element

I've got a problem with drag 'n drop with elements in lists which are not visible at loading. When I scroll to the element I can click it or move the mouse over it but I am not able to perform a drag ...
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I want to learn Selenium but not sure about the language I need to learn for automation

Java or Javascript? or maybe another language? Please help me choose the programming language I should learn for Selenium automation and its benefit over other. Any pro's and con's?
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Can you run selenium scripts on a locked computer and come back to check on it in 2 hrs?

Can you run selenium on a locked computer? I noticed some of my tests fail intermittently on a locked computer. I also tried to increase wait time between clicks and find elements to see if it helps. ...
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How can I bring Chrome browser to focus when running a Selenium test using ChromeDriver on Mac?

When executing a Selenium test with ChromeDriver, I would like to bring the test browser into focus to see the actions taking place. The way I am able to do that now is by manually clicking the ...
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Get runtime property for the same element

When we enter text in google search textbox it auto-suggest the options, the objects changes. Now I want to click the Search button which was earlier Google Search. I have created the Google Search ...
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Get Text of a WebElement

I'm learning selenium and writting automation script for this website http://store.demoqa.com/products-page/your-account/ I'm trying to get value of the error message, I identified Error Message ...
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can object repository be maintained in excel?

I use a framework where we are maintaining Object Repository in property file. Can it be maintained in excel as we do not want to keep on updating the property file.
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Retrieving xpath from stored webelement variable

I am using page object model. Here is xpath that I have written for Heading of the page and stored it in the heading webelement variable. @FindBy( xpath = "//div[@class='page-title ...
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Selenium IDE - Selecting an option from Popup Menu

I am new to Selenium IDE and not very good at coding.Trying to record few actions and selenium throws error. I would like to select an option from the Popup Menu. I tried all possible combinations. ...
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Automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS

I'm automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS. 1) To get started with WebDriverJS for Node, I downloaded a copy of the ChromeDriver and selenium-server-standalone ...
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Learning myself or getting certified?

I explored these tools Selenium web-driver, Appium by myself (current company supports me to learn) with help of StackOverflow (you guys) and with my effort. But my question is - is it good ...
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How to get the Event Object of the Click event on Selenium IDE?

I am a newb at selenium thing. I have image map area and on click event of this area a function is firing where the click Event Object is being passed to do some calculation. I have recorded the ...
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Help Finding image in Sikuli X in Java

I am having an issue trying to find an image on the screen, I tried doing it in two different ways and it doesn't seem to work for me. I am trying to do this with Appium running on IOS simulator which ...
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What are the debug tools that i can use for GUI Automation on Internet Explorer?

Are there any tools similar to firebug/firepath that i can use to test the locators on the internet explorer browser? I was running an xpath which works in firefox but fails in IE.
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Where can I find sample/real world test cases? [closed]

I am looking for real world test cases to practice on. I have Googled a lot but I cannot find solid, good practice material. E-commerce, hotel-websites is of big interest.
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Connection refused error when running selenium with chrome and firefox drivers

I am running selenium tests with firefox and chrome drivers. I get a connection refused error when I run the tests in as a block Test example : require 'minitest_helper' headless = Headless.new ...
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getting an error in selenium using java with mySQL: java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver found

package SeleWeb; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; import java.sql.*; public class seldata { public static void main(String[] args) ...
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Selenium WebDriver Code for PeopleSoft Sub Page

I am new to Selenium WebDriver World. I am trying to work on a script to Add a Person in PeopleSoft HCM Application. Basically, On the Personal Data Main page, you first start by adding a Effective ...