WebDriver is a tool for writing automated tests of websites. It aims to mimic the behavior of a real user, and as such interacts with the HTML of the application. Rather than running as a JavaScript application within the browser (with the limitations this brings, such as the "same origin" ...

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want to scroll down page/form using selenium webdriver

I want to scroll down a page that is coming inside a form, not in the main page. I tried this code JavascriptExecutor jse = (JavascriptExecutor)driver; jse.executeScript("window.scrollBy(0,250)", ...
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Internet Explorer and proxy PAC file problem

I'm having trouble with making IE use proxy pac file. But it works ok with Firefox and Chrome. What I do: 1) Prepare proxy config proxyPacFile = "file:///" + proxyPacFile; Proxy proxyPAC = new ...
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Mocking HTTP reponses in Selenium Web Driver using Python

I am currently experimenting with the Python version of Selenium Web Driver. Using the driver has been straight forward so far but I have been struggling recently with the issue of mocking HTTP ...
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Verifying if an image Is displayed on a webpage

I have read that there is no "sure shot" way of knowing that an image is loaded or displayed on a webpage using Selenium. I want to know the reason behind it, as to why this is completely not ...
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Is it possible to convert Telerik test studio tests to selenium?

After a change of tooling, we now have a combination of Telerik test studio tests and selenium tests. Is it possible to covert Telerik test studio into Selenium WebDriver tests?
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Want to capture data after the search action using Selenium WebDriver

I am working on a ERP application where I have to click on a 'Search' button after which it will give me list of data. I want to automate that using WebDriver. The Search tab is empty before the ...
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WebDriver tests run on mac, but on windows the PHP session cannot be deleted, therefore cannot get past login screen

We have a CakePHP application and our WebDriver tests run fine on mac. We have moved a copy of the app and the tests to a windows machine so tests can also be developed there. This is so we are able ...
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How to download a file using Selenium's WebDriver?

Basically I want to at least check that a download-able file exists / download link works and preferably get stuff like the file size too. Here's an example: link = ...
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Verify two elements exist next to each other on a page

I'm trying to verify that an element exists on a page next to another element. I'm using Selenium Webdriver with Python bindings, but can't figure out how to do this...i'm a Selenium/Python noob BTW. ...
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Selenium WebDriver not properly waiting

I am trying to download a file from a website using a webdriver. But my browser is shutting down before it was able to properly export. I inserted a wait() before I call dispose() but it is not ...
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On different OSes, what standard files can I assume exist which can be uploaded?

One of my webdriver testcases does a file upload to the website, in order to test that attachments can be added to message posts. This is implemented easily enough with a single line of code: ...
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SafariDriver is not responding after opening a URL

I am trying to run SafariDriver to automate google pages. What I find is the driver opens the URL and loads the home page, but after that the driver is not responding and WebDriver is timing out. ...
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IE always opens with random local host and msg:"This is the initial start page for the WebDriver server

I have my WebDriver tests running parallel in IE, Chrome and firefox. When I run test in IE browser it node gets registered with the hub, and the browser opens and it gets redirected to some random ...
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How to Debug Selenium WebDriver Actions?

I am using Selenium WebDriver and run into a issue. In the UI, elements are seen by the WebDriver but couldn't perform any actions such as click, type, select etc. Elements are findby the selenium ...
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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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How to retrieve INT value from TEXT box using Selenium/Webdriver Python binding?

I have this code tcost = driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtTotalCost").text total = int(tcost) driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtVisa").send_keys(total/2) ...
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How do I close the browser window at the end of a Selenium test?

I have googled for the answer, but the ".stop()" so frequently mentioned doesn't work for me. The Chrome window the test was running in remains open. def test_getResults(self): sel = ...
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Selenium Webdriver: How can I getText() if there's another text within div?

I have the following html: <div class="dialog-components"> <h2 class="dialog-title"> <div class="help-link"> <a href="http://google.com">Helps</a> ...
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selenium click stop working after several iteration

I have a test that clicks on a preview link > opens up a window and I do some sort of test in that newly open window. I then close that window and click on the preview link again and repeat. Let's ...
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TimeOutException when trying to identify Dropdown Element in last iteration of For-Loop

I got stuck in for loop as the automation code is entering a loop that has few actions to be done like this: for (i = 0; i <= 2; i++) { // if(i==2)break; ...
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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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Clicking near the target element using mouse co-ordinates inside Firefox Window

http://www.dropmocks.com/mFuqje. In the screenshot you can see times like 12am, 1am.I have stored the times in a list and iterated one by one. For every element, I want to perform a click action ...
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How to automate Mouse hover action in webdriver/java/kendo ui

I just want to automate mouse hover function for my project the scenario is Scenario : There is a text box, if i hover on it,the edit icon will enable and i have to click that icon.
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How to get window ID with Selenium / WebDriver

Can anyone please suggest me how to use Set and Iterator concept to get parent and child window id? package pack1; import java.util.Iterator; import org.openqa.selenium.Alert; import ...
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Selenium test case fails due to page load time

I run nearly 30-40 test cases twice a day. And everytime some test case fails due to page load time. Infact i have explicitly mentioned Thread.sleep("2000"); wherever i feel it takes more time to ...
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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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The code of wait method for Ajax call to complete

I am testing an GWT based app. But my test are failing left and right when the application response is slow but the selenium execution speed is fast. I have written a webdriver wait method to handle ...
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What is a good website to hack around using Selenium?

I want to learn Selenium, but I don't know what to code. Sure, I can throw Google some queries, I can fill out some forms, press buttons, find divs and links, etc. But I think this stuff is pretty ...
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Can I email the testNG reports directly through selenium?

I want to send the testNG reports directly through mail to the stakeholders once its complete execution. What is the best possible way for it?
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What kind of test cases can we not automate in selenium webdriver - java [closed]

I want to know what kind of test cases we cannot automate using selenium webdriver. I do not want to use any 3rd party tool (Autoit, etc..).
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Want to build data driven framework with selenium webdriver [closed]

I have knowledge of selenium and want to implement data driven framework. So, I need basic knowledge for this at a starting level so that I can proceed in my organization
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Manual tester wanting to get into automation

So its been a year since I have been studying python, and just recently I started picking up webdriver. It was a long journey, and I am still pretty noob, but I finally understand how to use it lol. I ...
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Unable to get testng report one by one; Both reports are coming simultanously

I have two testng.xml files. I did entry for these two testng.xml files in pom.xml like this: <suiteXmlFiles> ...
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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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Webdriver Java : How to identify two identical Ajax Control using xpath

WebApplication has Calender Ajax Control twice on same page. I cannot use id's as ids get generated by Ajax call dynamically . So identifying it using xpaths and classnames. I can identify First ...
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Error when clicking element::: org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: d is undefined

Getting following error when clicking. Scenario: In application I have collapsed button on expanding that , its submenu are listed and clicking on sumenu open that particular page. ...
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Error: cannot find symbol in XSLT + TestNG Report

When I followed this link LINK to generate XSLT Report Using testng and to send email reports getting error message (Ex: package org.openqa.seleni um does not exist, etc...0). Please suggest me. ...
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How do I work with dropdowns in Selenium Webdriver?

This is a canonical question, intended to provide a comprehensive answer to many related questions I understand the basics of working with Selenium Webdriver; I can navigate to pages, click buttons, ...
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Set attribute of an element using webdriver + python

I am trying to automate uploading an image. The uploader is a Flash object and using AutoIt is not an option. So I am trying to work my way around this with just webdriver. The idea is to 'set' the ...
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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 Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script with Windows Safari browser?

I know how to run test script in chrome and firefox. Please help me how to run my Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script in windows safari browser.
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Selenium Webdriver : Selection is happening twice

I want to select only Manage the customers and Projects . But did not getting , whats going wrong with below code. It selects both Manage the customers and Projects and Manage Tasks My code: ...
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WebDriver : selection is not working properly

I want to select Manage Customers & Projects but with below code 2 options i.e. Manage Customers & Projects and Manage Tasks both are getting selected. Not getting whats going wrong : ...
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how can i switch to the new instance of browser in python selenium webdriver [duplicate]

i am using selenium webdriver with python, i am not able to find a way in python by which i can switch the webdriver to a new browser. My web application have multiple links and buttons Clicking on ...
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Locating element by link text (anchor tag innerHTML) or xpath fails in Selenium 2.0 Webdriver

I'm using Selenium 2.0 web driver. My script keeps failing whenever I try locating something in my page. It throws an exception whether I locate the element by LinkText or by XPath. ...
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How to select category from Ebay dropdown list? [duplicate]

Hi I'm learning automation testing using Eclipse, Selenium Webdriver, and Java. I'm practicing. I'm trying to select the label 'Consumer Electronics' from the Ebay dropdown menu and search only in ...
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Efficent way of checking if Element is Not Present

I currently use TestNG's assertFalse to make sure a particular element is Not shown when not logged in on a site. eg assertFalse(isElementPresent(PageElements.PDFLinkText),"PDF link present when not ...
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WebDriver Clicking button issue in IE 11

Have a suite of web-drivers tests that run in chrome and IE 10, but will not run in IE 11. The tests fail in IE-11 when clicking a button as the following action (a form popup) does not occur. I ...
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Look for a program that systematically scans an entire html document.

I am helping my friend with some medical records verification. In short, I have to through hundreds of medical records and pinpoint certain ones for verification. I want to be able to search through ...
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How can I restart the browser in the middle of a test?

I need to verify some functionality around present the user with the option to pick up where they left off when they return to the site after having abandoned their cart. How can I close the browser ...