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Selenium picture Captha validation

We upgraded captcha in our application to use images instead of letters In the previous version I could fill the captcha field with a specific token to pass my the validation. Since now there is ...
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Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
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Is the source code required when using Selenium-RC with Grails?

Can anyone help with using Selenium-RC + Grails? I have used Selenium with Java but had no problem writing the code and launching the browser. But is the source code of my project required when i need ...
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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 IDE: sign out button not working

sign out button is not responding in selenium ide Error: "" clickAt(locator, coordString) Arguments: locator - an element locator coordString - specifies the x,y position (i.e. - ...
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Webdriver Check if Checkbox is Set and Set it if Not

I am learning Webdriver with JUnit by going through Alan Richardson's Selenium Simplified book and taking translating the exercises/tests from Selenium RC to Webdriver. So far, this has proven to be ...
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How to open a link in new tab and then coming back to previous tab in webdriver

I have a situation in which I have to perform some action on one web page and their changes will reflect in the other web page. And after that I want to check whether changes are reflecting or not by ...
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Desktop Application testing using selenium

Is it possible to test desktop applications using selenium? Suppose we have a simple application like gtalk. A desktop application, can we automate that application with selenium.
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Alternative to Selenium Grid Console?

Does anyone know of any alternative to Selenium Grid's console? *edit We are thinking about building our own console. What I was asking was, are there any alternatives out there for the default ...
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How can i start my session in other browser rather than firefox in Selenium WebDriver?

I am new to selenium webdriver and by default when i run a script it is opening a session in Firefox. now i want to open this session in other browsers like Google Chrome, IE. How can i open this ...
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To run all test cases by invoking driver once for a suite

I want to run all my test cases with one start up and tear down process. I have written code for multiple browser testing and as of now I am repeating those codes in every class file under ...
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Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better in which scenario? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better and in which scenario?
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How can I structure Selenium tests in a way that minimises the maintenance work?

What is the best way to build / structure the tests in a way that will minimize the work needed to keep the tests up to date as the product changes and improves?
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Manual QA looking to get into Automated Testing (no programming background)

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
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Do you verify presence of text in your automated tests?

While automating multi locale application I had to stop using - assertTrue(selenium.isTextPresent("success text message")); where success text message would change for each locale. to - ...
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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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verificationErrors in WebDriver

When verification fails in multiple "try catch" blocks containing "verificationErrors.Append(e.message)" in a single test script, the test results log shows only one of those failures and instead of ...
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Selenium Webdriver or Sahi which is best for website/mobile site testing?

Can anyone tell me which is the best tool to use for web site testing? Sahi or Selenium Web driver. Am using windows OS in PC. At present Testing of both Desktop and Mobile Site in Manual. Trying to ...
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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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Data driven testing on Selenium IDE

Is there any option to read data from an Excel on Selenium IDE? How does it work? I have to call data from an Excel file (where data are stored).
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Flow Control in Selenium IDE

I am learning Selenium IDE and I am stuck on flow control. Can anyone advise me on how to master this concept? I would like reference on video, or documentation. Thank you
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Is it reasonable to use Selenium RC over WebDriver if the former seems more suitable for the task?

The tests I am doing are on IE8, which is used throughout the company, and doesn't look to be changing any time soon. After testing both pieces of software with the system, it seemed as though ...
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How to compare value of a td of a table with a numeric value using webdriver?

I have to compare a value of a td tag with a numeric value. I have o check whether the value coming in that td is >= some value. The html of td is: <td class="sorting_1">78000</td> I ...
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Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
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Is it possible to verify google analytics code, crazzy egg code, Optimizely code by selenium IDE?

I am a new tester in selenium IDE. I can check meta content by selenium IDE. But, I need to check some scripts as like Google analytics, crazy egg etc. Is selenium ide have any opportunity to check ...
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How can I use Surefire to run parameterized tests in parallel?

I am using jUnit's Parameterized annotation on some Selenium tests to specify the browsers they should run with. I am also using SureFire's new parallel parameter (set to "classes") to try and run ...
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Drag and drop using Selenium IDE

How do I drag and drop an object from one grid to another in the same page using Selenium IDE. This is a web page, and it is designed in ExtJS. Please help me out doing this using the IDE.
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Selenium: reuse existing browser session, instead of opening new windows?

This has been asked a million times on the web, but there's no clear cut answer. I tried "-browserSessionReuse" today without any luck; my tests keep spawning new browser windows. ...
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Verifying Youtube Video in Selenium IDE

We have a need to verify content on our site using Selenium IDE; specifically for this question Youtube video served up in an iframe: {<iframe width="506" height="315" frameborder="0" ...
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Selenium Webdriver - Unable to get focus back to child window

I have scenario where clicking on some link in parent window opens a new window, after performing the actions on the child window, iam unable get back focus on the parent window, I have used the ...
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How to find the window name using firebug?

I can get the window name through selenium IDE, but with the same name, i cant able to find through firebug. Is there anyother way to find the window name using firebug?
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How to automate range values using web driver?

I have to test a price range bar implemented with a jQuery slider. Suppose the defined range is 100-10,000. I want web driver to slide the minimum value to 2000 and Maximum value to 8000. I thought of ...
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How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?
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Ideas to implement offline smoke test for downloaded excel files

I run automated smoke tests for my web application, but until now, these tests are not covering offline excel spreadsheets that are downloaded by the user. I'm starting a study to find possible ...
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Running WebDriver tests in parallel using testng.xml

I'm trying to run WebDriver tests in parallel using testng.xml. I'm able to run testng tests in parallel by using parameter parallel="tests" but running with following paramters, "methods", "classes" ...
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problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...
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Python or Ruby , Which has the better support for selenium [closed]

I need to use selenium to do some automating testing, I wonder which Language has better support for selenium, That is once new version selenium released, And I can get the newest version binding ...
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How do I keep Selenium test cases DRY?

I'm somewhat new to Selenium and I have a problem. Whenever I write a test case, that test case starts with logging in, and it's the same four steps every time. If I change the password for that ...
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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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Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
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eclipse is automatically running unwanted selenium tests

I have two test files (lets say they're SomethingTestA and SomethingTestB). Inside SomethingTestA, I have a bunch of mini smoke tests methods, like so @Test public void testCreate() { ... } ...
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how to use xpath for the following case

.//*[@id='colDiv_Apr282014']/div[5]/div[1] .//*[@id='colDiv_Apr282014']/div[9]/div[1] .//*[@id='colDiv_Apr282014']/div[11]/div[1] In the xpath above, you can see the value inside the first div-is ...
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Selenium Webdriver cannot locate element for right click event

Hi Guys. I have a problem with right click mouse event in Selenium 2.0. I'm using that method but in a console I've got: Unable to locate element: ...
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Tests running very slow against Internet Explorer 9

I have a test automation suite setup using Selenium and RemoteWebDriver that runs against IE7/8/9/10 and FF10/20/24. The suite takes an average of an hour to complete on each browser except IE9 which ...
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Is this possible to start a selenium test with two different hub?

I'm new to selenium. I'm running selenium grid using a hub with 5 registered nodes. Is this possible to start the test with two different hubs.
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Selenium IDE and Selenese scripts in Continuous Integration

Apologies if this is not the forum for such a generic question. As our organisation moves to an Agile project methodology, we need to be able to rapidly automate applications as they are built up ...
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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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Faking system time/date with Selenium Webdriver?

Is webdriver capable to run a browser with a faked time, date or time zone? Such ability would be highly useful for my automation purposes. Yet, I did not find any such ability in the webdriver ...