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Confused over different Automation terminology (Web Testing)

So I'm a little bit confused at getting started at writing my own Automated test scripts. For reference the majority of my company's apps are Ruby on Rails technology, I looked into using Cucumber, ...
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Selenium automating ICEFaces Application - locator for dynamically generated ids

I'm trying to automate a very short sequence in a web application developped using ICEFaces. I need to click on a button which is coded as <input type="image" title="Unterbrechen" style="padding: ...
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Selenium - Automated test with Random-ish data? Doable?

So I'm trying to make an automated test for a type of survey. Just imagine a bunch of questions each page with some options like "agree/strongly agree/etc..." Now the issue is, while the questions ...
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How to get XPath of a list element generated by AJAX?

When I type a keyword ("Documents 1.xml") driver.findElement(By.id("documentSelect_enter")).sendKeys("Documents 1.xml"); in this field: <input id="documentSelect_enter" type="text" ...
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How do I split my PageObject Model classes?

My page object model class is getting rather long. Should I create a different class with the same name as the page object model with a 2 added at the end. Or does this go against the page object ...
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How to pull content of a div into a String

I am looking for a way to pull the html or text content of a so I could work with it for a method which validates links amongst text of messages displays on a webpage. I am using selenium and java. ...
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Selenium webdriver - Unable to locate element,xpath,error

I am testing localization. I am running the same URL with other countries in my data provider. The HTML I am looking for is: <a class="learn-more linkable" data-url="/speakers/minijambox">En ...
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How should mobile (native) automation testing on a production app be introduced? [closed]

I would need to start mobile (iOS & Android) automation testing from zero. Currently there is no automation testing...only some high level (UAT) manual testing. Which would be the most efficient ...
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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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Function Key issue with selenium [closed]

How to press function keys like F12 using selenium (java). Please help me in this. Thanks in Advance
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How to generate a report for test case in selenium webdriver using javascript

I am working on selenium webdriverjs. Now I want to know about reporting tools, as up to now I am not using any reporting tools. Now I have decided to use a reporting tool. Please suggest me best ...
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Using Selenium (C#) how do I select an item from a drop-down list

I'm using the Selenium IDE to record my initial tests and then export them to c# and then use the webdriver. Some things that I do from the IDE don't export. I am trying to select a State from a ...
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Running selenium scripts through web

I have developed a web page which takes all inputs for test cases such as: locators, input data, urls to open, etc. I run the page in tomcat server. Whenever I'm executing the test case with that web ...
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Not able to scroll down page using Selenium webdriver

I want to scroll down a page that is coming inside a form, not on the main page. I tried this code: JavascriptExecutor jse = (JavascriptExecutor)driver; jse.executeScript("window.scrollBy(0,250)", ...
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What exactly should be in a page object?

I'm having a bit of a hard time designing my page object. What sort of methods should be in there? Should I put wrapper methods for driver functionalities (e.g driver.findElement(...)) or shall I ...
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Selenium Virtual Frame Buffer on Windows

I have a requirement to run a process that itself requires functionality of the Firefox browser. Currently, I run this process on a laptop, so having Firefox running is not a problem. However, we ...
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Verifying a Caraousel should rotate after clicking - Selenium Webdriver

Is there an automation method, via Selenium with Java, that can verify if a carousel rotates after clicking it? I highlighted the Right arrow as Red box which should rotate after clicking it.
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Authentication pop-up issue with Selenium [duplicate]

How to enter credentials using Selenium (Java)? I am not able to enter credentials in the Pop-up window, which is shown above. Please help me in this. Thanks in Advance
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Selenium webdriver: detecting element color

In registration form address field if it is empty application, message shows in red color. How can I capture this?
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Using xpath to confirm <h4> text with a <strong tag> in the middle

I'm using the Java Selenium WebDriver implementation. I'm searching for a string literal in an tag which has a tag in the middle, i.e. <h4>Some regular text <strong>followed by strong ...
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Options for headless browsers for .net?

I am looking at speeding up my automation using a headless browser. I tried converting my tests to use PhantomJS but test stability took a big hit. Some pop ups don't seem to render correctly, tests ...
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Disable a pop up rendered in FF and not with IE

when testing with Selenium Webdriver, I'm getting an advertising pop up window with Firefox and not with IE. Actually this pop up is preventing me from doing many other tasks. Is there a way to ...
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Handling multiple Iframes with same name

I am trying to navigate on a web browser that has multiple iframes that are all tagged with the id of "InlineDialog_Iframe". When I try to switch to the window I get a stale reference exception, which ...
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What is the correct way to select an <option> using Selenium's Python WebDriver

I would like to select an <option> child of a <select> using the Python WebDriver. I have a reference to the option WebElement I wish to select and have tried select() and click() methods ...
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How to specify a Firefox profile name when using webdriver + python

I'm using python 2.7.1 and selenium 2.20.0. I have a seperate firefox profile called "selenium" which I want to use when running the webdriver. I managed to do it by specifying the complete path to ...
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For successful build how many test cycles are required

In one interview they asked me about the agile testing. "How often testing cycle happens in your project after successful build?" I'm new to agile methodology in testing. Please let me know how to ...
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switching between tabs in a browser

I am trying to click on a download link which will open in a new tab in pdf format.I want to do some actions on newly open tab. I am able to switch to newly open tab but when I am trying to do any ...
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How to find element with dynamic names in selenium webdriver

My code: <input type="text" placeholder="Label" class="other[] form-control" name="projectsurvey[1438590696705][choosekey][1438590696705][]" value=""> Where name ...
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Will learning selenium add value to my career?

I have 8 years experience in manual testing. I've just gotten interested in automation testing now. Just wanted to know if learning selenium at this point of my career will add value. If yes, then in ...
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Test Automation Engineer, no record-playback?

I want to become a test automation engineer in the future. The thing that is concerning me is this: I have always thought that test automation is using record-playback to test different application. ...
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Test management tool for Selenium webdriver?

My company recently began migrating from using QTP to Selenium webdriver. We are looking for a test management tool similar to Quality Center (what is QTP primaly for) that would work well with ...
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Selenium WebDriver how to name each screenshot taken after a test based on the test name

I am currently using the following method to take screenshots after each test, and it works fine: @After public void takeScreenshotAtEndOfTest() throws IOException { File scrFile = ...
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How to read date value from a calendar through selenium ide

There is a calendar object in the web page, not developed internally. It's a datetime picker. How do I read the selected value from it through selenium ide? Thanks in advance guys.
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how to launch Chrome using remote webdriver

I have set up 2 PCs as selenium hub & node.Now, I am trying to browse a URL in that node, from a console app that runs in the hub. But there is an error when initialising the browser.Both PCs run ...
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Where to store XPath variables

Where should I store XPath variables - in a class or in an external file? What are the (dis)advantages of these approaches?
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What set of toolkits and frameworks should I learn to be considered as a good tester

I am very new at testing, so my apologies in advance if my question is very primary. I started my job as a Tester 4 months ago. I am using Java, Selenium and Sikuli to write tests for applications. I ...
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Dataproviders and Asserts

When using DataProviders, on TestNG, my test method has asserts that will fail since the data passed in navigates to a different url. Is there a way to work around this, i.e. a way for the data to ...
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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 ...
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Whether to choose Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation when testing web applications created using C Sharp?

I am currently researching testing frameworks to test C Sharp developed web applications. I have been leaning more towards the use of Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation but hesitant ...
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TestNg not executes @BeforeGroup if the method is in another class

My code structure is like this: I have four classes having ten tests and one @BeforeClass method to run before any of the tests. In each of four classes all tests are of one single group. And I have ...
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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed explanation. ...
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Integration of selenium and HPQC

What are the options available for integrating Selenium web driver .net framework with HP QC. I know API is available from QC but I am looking for existing frameworks or tools that I can use for same. ...
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Want to get value from the below code snippet through Web Driver

<script> jQuery(function() {jQuery("#chart").kendoChart({"chartArea":{"background":"#f7f7f7"} "title":{"position":"top"} "legend":{"visible":false} "series":[{"name":"Consumption" ...
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How to avoid flakey E2E selenium tests?

I'm under the impression that most of the E2E selenium tests are flakey. A major reason seems to be timing issues. Another one is that they often test against servers that are not controlled by the ...
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Verify if popup appears using Selenium

I want to verify if a pop-up appears, so I went to inspect element of the link and I tried to match the ownerID from the element to that of the url that pops-up but the issue that I have is that when ...
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Outlook Mail testing

I want to know how to use outlook to test mails (the mail has a link that needs to be clicked to approve or deny the request). How do I write this in Selenium Webdriver in c#. I am quite new to ...
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Existence of an element

I have seen a couple of ways to test if an element exists. One way: private boolean existsElement(String id) { try { driver.findElement(By.id(id)); } catch (NoSuchElementException e) ...
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Setting TestNG test case result as PASS/FAIL as per my requirement

I have one requirement, I need to read the test data from the excel sheet and after the test case execution I need to write in to excel sheet as PASS/Fail/ Skip. I have used TestNG framework,Below ...
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Using Selenium to test SOLR queries

I have a general question, which pretty much is, How do I test SOLR queries using Selenium? Suppose we have a SOLR query JSON file, which pretty much looks like a huge pile of text containing values ...
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How to specify an existing database for django to use? [closed]

I think by default Django will create a new and empty test database to run the test cases. Is it possible to configure Django to use an existing database instead of creating a new one? === EDIT: The ...