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" problem),...

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What's the best approach to asserting dynamically generated values with selenium?

Suppose you have automation tests (my example uses Selenium) to assert complex business logic for a web site. What is the best way to assert that thousands of different test cases are outputting the ...
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Handling the unexpected popup ad's in website

I am currently working on Automation project for E-commerce site . In some pages unexpected popup's(ex:ad's) are displaying .Because of that my script was failing by throwing exceptions like ...
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Selenium hangs for modals in firefox browser for very long time

After opening the modal window or modal overlay , performing any click operation within the modal takes very long time. It doesn't throw any exception neither does the execution stops. driver....
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I'm getting error while executing selenium programs

import java.io.IOException; import org.apache.bcel.generic.Select; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa....
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Web browser (in)compatibility with Selenium WebDriver

Very often, when my local or remote instance of Firefox is automatically updated, it stops working with the most recent version of Selenium WebDriver. They simply become incompatible until next ...
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Selenium WebDriver sometimes fails to connect to the browser when running tests in headless mode

I'm experiencing timeouts when Webdriver connects to the Chrome browser in headless acceptance tests setup on Linux. I'm using the following setup to run the tests: Vagrant machine with Ubuntu 14....
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Testing ExtJS UI with WebDriver

Our Web app is using ExtJS framework for rendering UI. However, ExtJS-rendered UI is hard to test automatically because: For most clickable elements, ExtJS uses generated ids like "ext-gen-345" ...
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How to select an default window or popup in selenium webdriver?

I want to select the current window,frame or popup where my browser is pointing. (i.e when i doubleclick or click it opens an popup or window) I want to get through that window or popup using selenium ...
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Cannot access elements in iframe

I cannot access elements inside of an iframe, I have tried the call: IWebElement iframeSwitch = driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//iframe[contains(@id, 'contentIFrame1')and contains (@title, 'Content ...
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Setting up central system to run selenium scripts

Currently I am working on automation project. I have completed all test cases and executing in my local. Now my Project Manager wants to be execute it in a server so any one can access and execute the ...
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Is this a good test for a selenium developer?

My boss has given me the assignment of interviewing one of the new automation engineers. The only task left is the technical one, and I have been thinking about a good test that I could give him. I ...
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Selenium C# 4.0 release says you can hide the command prompt - how do you actually do it?

I'm updating to version 2.40 and was looking at the change log. http://selenium.googlecode.com/git/dotnet/CHANGELOG It says "Now provide an option to hide command prompt window for driver service ...
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Selenium Webdriver or Sahi which is best for website/mobile site testing? [closed]

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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Take screen shots using selenium webdriver

How to take screen shot on both test cases "Positive and Negative" results. NOTE: Currently, iam working in selenium webdriver (junit) and i didnt have an idea about how to code for adding methods to ...
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JUnit Framework - Selenium Webdriver - Excel Input Output - Apache POI

I would like to know, do we use Apache POI when interacting with Excel Files for Selenium Webdriver (under JUnit framework) or is there any better approach? Let me know if further clarity is ...
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Running my first program using TestNG and getting error

I am getting following error when run my selenium webdriver progarm using testNG: org.testng.TestNGException: Cannot find class in classpath: testng at org.testng.xml.XmlClass.loadClass(XmlClass....
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What should I learn next as QA

I have been working as a software tester for the last 4 years. I have the following skills and day job experience: 1 - Manual Testing of websites & Mobile Applications. 2 - Automation using ...
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How can I do data parameterization in Selenium Web Driver?

I want my test case to run once and test n number of inputs at various positions. Suppose If I want to check a login screen for different members like manager,user,admin,e.t.c then instead of running ...
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How to automate the action on a canvas object, when the canvas element has no name or ID in Selenium?

I want to automate the testing for a digital signature, which is a canvas element. Can anyone provide me with sample code, which could be used. I have tried, selenium.clickAt(), driver.findElement(...
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Is there a way to shorten the time Selenium2/Webdriver takes to look for an element when a failure is expected?

Selenium2/WebDriver is optimized for positive testing paths. My web application hides elements based on user permissions. I am looking for an element and throwing-catching the exception when it does ...
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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 possible....
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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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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 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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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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Selenium2 Selecting an item, that apperas on a page occasionally

I am a Software tester who has a very basic knowledge of java and Selenium2. I am trying to write a Junit Selenium2 test to click on an item if it appears on the page.(The majority of the time this ...
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Loading large amount of data into cucumber / selenium via yaml files

I'm somewhat new to automated testing and this is a general testing design question based on my current project: A client has a question/answer tool in Excel that is being ported over to a jekyll/...
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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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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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How to execute Ruby Selenium Web Driver tests using Jenkins?

I have written quite a few Ruby programs for my clients test automation project.But the problem is my client wants to check the output to his PC without instilling ruby.He is asking me to make one web ...
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Using tagged hooks to run tests with different browsers

I've looked at resources like here and here, but these solutions are not working for me. What I want to do: without involving much heavy machinery (unless I have to) and without using a third-party ...
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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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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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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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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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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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how to read and write file on mac system using java? [closed]

hi everyone i am new to mac system, on window system we read and write data from excel sheet what about mac? if notes is an answer provide me a java code to read and write data from notes file.strong ...
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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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WebDriver: navigate to new browser window

How do I open a new browser window in Selenium WebDriver? I'm using C# client drivers, but if you know with any language, I should be able to find the correct class/method in C#. On Stack Overflow, ...
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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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Selenium Webdriver code in Java to search hidden Objects in Web Browser

I am trying to create a Selenium Web driver java code where I can find all the hidden objects on the webpage and can be accessed. I want the count of all those hidden objects. Which property I can use ...
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Both machine- and human-readable data-driven test cases

At this moment I write my test cases in Markdown. So they can be version-controlled (I use Git). From Markdown I can render the sources into either HTML or PDF, it can be automatized through a shell ...
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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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How can I send the action “Ctrl” + “Alt” + “Double Click” to the browser

I am writing automated tests for a site at work and we have certain screens that when we send a specific set of keystrokes, a section of the page will become visible and allows us to see information ...
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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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Keys.ARROW_DOWN does not select an item in the 'Select Box'?

I have a select box which has 3 values in the drop-down. When I click on the select box and then further use click() on the value item , it works fine. but when I use Keys.ARROW_DOWN its displays the ...
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Where can we see @Test(description=“test description”) in report?

I am unable to see the my test description in report. I use this annotation for it: @Test(description="TestCase Description") Where can I see the above description of my test case in the final ...
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What Concepts of Java do i need to learn to use Selenium Webdriver?

I want to learn Selenium WebDriver automation using Java. I have done manual testing before and want to learn automation. I just know the basics of Core Java. Could you please suggest me the Core ...
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Clicking on java script generated dynamic elements using Remote Web Driver in selenium

I have one web page, all the elements on that page are generated by java script code. I want to click on one of the button on that page, I was able to do this using the chrome driver,FF Driver but ...