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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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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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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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PHPUnit Selenium2TestCase BadMethodCallException

I have installed selenium-server-standalone-2.33.0.jar , phpUnit, selenium extension for phpUnit. This test run ok $this->url('/'); $this->assertEquals('my title',$this->title()); But ...
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Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops. I have inherited a selenium project with no internal documentation and I'm a bit stuck on how to get it up and running (I am new to Selenium). We've ...
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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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Webdriver - Problem with loading profile of Tor Browser Bundle

could you give me any suggestions how to solve the weird problem I experience with webdriver? I like to use webdriver to control the browser from the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB). Controlling the TBB via ...
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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 to send down arrow keys for a drop down?

selenium.getDriver().findElement(By.id("s2id_customFilter")).sendKeys(Keys.ARROW_DOWN); Am using the above code but it's not working."s2id_customFilter" is the id of the drop down.Am clicking on the ...
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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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Configuring a framework using Selenium Builder, GitHub and Jenkins

Ok, so I have posted a couple of other questions here that have been unclear so, apologies for another along similar lines. I am a little further along now but am still blocked from progressing. I ...
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Selenium WebDriver (Java) with database [closed]

I want to validate application output result with Database using selenium webdriver (Java). Please let me know how this can be achieved. Or could you please let me know how to use selenium webdriver ...
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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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Selenium: driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”).click(); failing

The command driver.findElement(By.xpath("xpath"). click(); is not working in Web driver. Kindly check the below code written in selenium RC and webdriver. Selenium RC : public void ...
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In WebDriver I need to locate a text that's sibling to a tag

I am using WebDriver and I need to use XPath to get the text that appears after the <br></br> which is "59Min" from the below HTML. <div> 2Hrs, 56Min <br></br> 59Min ...
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Matching any text present on the visible html page

Suppose I have an add question facility but can't add same question in the form. So need to check whether the question is already visible on the screen, if not then add it. I am not getting how to ...
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Selenium - How to get table rows visible in the dialogbox?

In a Selenium Junit test, for a table with 'n' rows in a dialog box of a webpage, I am able to calculate number of rows using Table.size() (Table is a List of elements which finds elements with tag ...
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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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not able to upload a File in Selenium RC

I write a selenium script to upload a file to the system, but when my scripts execution comes to click on Upload button, it is not working. In my web application their are YUI components. Help me to ...
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Using Selenium Builder with Jenkins

I'm trying out Selenium Builder as an alternative to Selenium IDE and Selenium Webdriver. I've been pointed to a useful tutorial here: http://sebuilder.github.io/se-builder/ ...but this uses Travis ...
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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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Script when passing values from one HTML page to other in Selenium IDE

How to create Selenium IDE script when passing value [Using hyperlink] from one HTML page to other. In my case the page was automatically closed After passing the value. When i am trying to run ...
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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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How to click on Canvas element?

How do I click on a Canvas element by using Selenium Web Driver and Java? I have searched Google but didn't find what I needed. A marker/pin is on the Google map and I have to click on the ...
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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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procedure and prerequisites for installing selenium

I am a manual tester and would like to upgrade to automation so i would like to go for Selenium. But i am totally new to selenium. So I would like to gain some knowledge on selenium. For that i would ...
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SeleniumIDE Issue - js alert() is not detected by IDE

SeleniumIDE Issue - js alert() is not detected by IDE These steps will reproduce the problem: Open http://www.w3schools.com/js/tryit.asp?filename=tryjs_alert2 Click on the "try it" button The ...
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Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance into another class to automate browser. Is it possible? Or I will have to define drivers ...
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how to print currency symbols using webdriver with testng

In Dropdown currencies are listed as($,€,₤). Based on the selected currency, prices will display in other page like ($10,€10,₤10). Using the below code, I got the selected value from the dropdown. ...
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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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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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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 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 to use locator value in WebDriver?

I am learning Java to automate testcases using WebDriver. As for now I was using Selenium IDE. I have a scenario. In date picker on selecting date, based on the current date and time-future timeslots ...
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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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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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Selenium webdriver - Java with Webservices

In our application we are using web-services and DB, is it possible to integrate Selenium webdriver with web-services (Soap UI)? If two different frameworks are integrated, whether this is good?. My ...
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Webdriver: Selecting element by position in drop-down menu

can anyone here suggest a method to select an item from a dropdown menu, using the item's position in the list? Say you have a normal dropdown menu to select the month of birth. (Example on this ...
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How to iterate a list of WebElements and print the values one by one to perform some action

List<WebElement> allLinks = driver.findElements(By.xpath("//div[@class='datepicker']/div/table/tbody/tr/td/table/tbody[2]/tr/td[@class='' or @class='datepickerSaturday' or ...
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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 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 - 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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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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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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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 the expected. But in non-root account it keep giving me error. Thanks in advance if you are helping ...
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Connecting Appium to Selenium Grid

I'm having trouble connecting Appium to our local Grid. When I try to connect I don't get any errors, but I do not see Appium in the Grid console. Here's my node config file. { "capabilities": [ { ...