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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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Is writing unit tests difficult for me as a QA engineer?

I currently work as a QA engineer and work a lot with Java, Selenium and test automation. But, unit tests are something the developers have been doing and something that I fear. Is it difficult? Do ...
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Is it Swipe method supporting in android appium version 1.3.4?

I have tried implementing the swipe method for android devices, but this method is not working in Appium 1.3.4. Below is the code I have written: public void swipe() { JavascriptExecutor js = ...
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Automation - Checklist Libraries for html input values

Are there any java libraries which help in input field validations data as per any checklist? For example, an input box needs to be tested for alphabets, numbers, special characters, length ...
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WebDriver - Using loadablecomponent design for URLs with query parameters

For example if the url is - http://blah.com?origin=home&id=54&level=2. This could be a dynamically generated link on a webpage with 'id' and 'level' values from the DB. Now if i want to use ...
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Not getting all links from page

I am trying to get all links from page but not getting all links. I am using selenium web driver. My code is below : public static void main(String[] args){ WebDriver driver = new ...
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Searching dropdown contents for string

I have a simple solution to search for a string within a dropdown menu, but I would like to improve the code so it allows more options, preferable storing each option as a separate entry in a list or ...
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Webdriver -> how to check something in txt file open in firefox?

My problem: 1) open http://www.webscorer.com/resources/templatestart using firefox 2) click on txt file 3) using autoIt on dialog box I check 'open in firefox' 4) txt file opens in new firefox ...
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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: Unable to automate file upload [duplicate]

Can someone please help me in automating file upload on this page- https://www.designerexchange.com/index.php/sell/quote I tried everything, but the file upload is very dynamic.
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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How to Retrieve the values from a drop down using selenium-WebDriver?

I am using below script to retrieve specific item from drop down but it's not working. Select salTitle = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id("s2id_QuickEnquiryForm_salutation"))); ...
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Using Allure framework with Selenium webdriver tests for better reporting.

I am using Selenium webdriver for automation. I have around 200 scripts ready and now i need a good reporting tool to generate reports. I recently heard about Allure framework, which is an open source ...
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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 ...
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Order in which options are returned by getOptions() in Dropdown box(Select Class) in Selenium WebDriver?

When we get options of a dropdown in Selenium Webdriver the following way Select dropdown = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id(dropDownId))); List<WebElement> options = ...
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How to output result of Javascript execution to console?

I was wondering if anyone could help me find a way to output to the Eclipse console the results returned from executing a Javascript ? These are the steps I manually perform (that I would like to ...
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IE not executing test case properly in selenium webdriver

I am running test cases on firefox and chrome browsers, it worked fine for me using selenium webdriver.But when it comes to using IE versions(9-11), i am getting below mentioned error messages : ...
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Working of pageloadTimeout in selenium webdriver?

How does pageload timeout in selenium webdriver work? Once set using driver.manage().timeouts().pageLoadTimeout() what is lifetime of the timeout?
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Facebook updating profile picture using selenium webdriver

Using Selenium WebDriver I'm not able to click on update profile picture in Facebook. The html snippet is: <div class="_156p">Update Profile Picture</div> How do I locate the element?
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A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases

A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases. After 5 mins I want to check the necessary condition of 1st test case which is on hold for last 5 mins. How to ...
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What Is the Best Way To Mock Browser Time and Time Zone in Selenium?

I like to run Webdriver tests with altered time and time zone. I see two approaches ahead: 1) Using a mocking library like SinonJS or TimeShift.js. 2) Using system libraries like ...
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I can't close Fancybox using selenium webdriver

I have a problem closing a Fancybox using selenium Webdriver. On the fancy-box is a big "X" located for closing it (http://tinypic.com/r/2w3xq1f/8). This is the source code of the "X" closing ...
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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How to clear localStorage using selenium and webdriver

I want to call localStorage.clear() before running a group of specific tests but the thing is I don't know how. I can see CLEAR_LOCAL_STORAGE variable mentioned here but still failing to understand ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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How to set script timeout?

I have the following code: Webdriver driver = new FirefoxDriver(); // ... String myHugeScript = ... ; // Script loaded from a resource on the classpath Object result = ((JavascriptExecutor) ...
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how can i get all the dropdown values in a list

I want all the options which are there in a dropdown .I am using selenium + javascript to write the testcases Please let me know how to get all the options from the dropdown i know in java we can ...
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java selenium - ArrayIndexOutofBoundsException

I was wondering if anyone could help me out with this exception I've been getting. I have a custom class/object named MindsparkPartnerCode with two variables named ieFFCode & chromeCode. I ...
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How to find element using contains in xpath

can anyone please help me how to use contains in my xpath? My xpath changes all the time when users are added, so I can't find element using xpath. This is my xpath: ...
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Where does the “helper” method get placed within a test script?

I'm new to automation, and programming, for the most part. I have a test script where I have to verify the presence of certain elements within a page I am testing. At the moment, I have multiple ...
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Wedriver-Cannot access links in tables that are dynamically created

I am clicking on links that are in tables and nested tables, So for example click on Report/General and you can see more options to click on. I have tried so many xpath now to click on the report ...
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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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Selenium Webdriver get() shows intermittent TimeoutExceptions - how do I proceed?

I'm using Selenium Webdriver for testing a Django/Python based web application. I use both, the phantomjs and firefox drivers. We use django's LiveServerTest test case, which basically starts up a ...
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Why does WebDriver click an unrelated button in the wrong frame?

I have, in part, the following html structure: [other menu buttons] <a class="yuimenubaritemlabel yuimenubaritemlabel-hassubmenu" onclick="javascript:navigateTo('[redacted]');">ORDER ...
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Doesn't work Keys.CONTROL in WebDriver

help me please, i have a WebDriver script: package AdvancedInteraction; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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how to pick a date from a calendar?

I have to select a date from a calendar. There is a icon to activate the calendar. when I click on that icon calendar popup appears on the screen but I am not able to select the date from the ...
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Test how email looks in gmail and yahoo and other possbile email clients

I am looking for suggestions from the community to solve below mentioned problem statment. Problem: My use case is to check how email looks in gmail,yahoo and even in mobile devices. Outlook and ...
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ElementNotVisibleException on Mac, not Windows

I'm trying to get Webdriver in Python to click a cell in a table, wait for JavaScript to add an element into the cell and then click the element that appears which causes a dropdown to appear. We ...
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How to use modify_headers extension for Firefox via Webdriver?

I'm trying to use modify_headers extension (because this feature will never be added to Webdriver) but without success. I use the following code: @profile = Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Profile.new ...
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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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Selenium (Java): Which IDE to use; Eclipse or Netbeans

For a new project i want to start automating tests using Selenium. I'm going with Java as the object that has to be tested is a Java application. In my company most people use either Netbeans or ...
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Selenium, cannot find button to click

I got stuck to write the code in WebDriver. I have the code below : <button class="btn" onclick="javascript:return PopulateInvestor('hdnInvestorId', 'txtInvestorName', 'txtInvestorEmail', '', '', ...
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Selenium script for selecting any one of the users

I have added the code selecting anyone of the user but only first time it works so please help me with this. Stripe.com ...
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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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automating selenium 101

I'm just getting started with selenium: package selenium; import java.util.List; import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import java.util.logging.Logger; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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Cloud Based Automation Testing with Selenium WebDriver - Java

I am beginner in selenium webdriver (java), and wanted to know whether selenium webdriver can be used in cloud based application testing or not, if yes how to setup it (Searched over the net but ...
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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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key points for choosing a framework in selenium webdriver - Java

My query is related to this Choosing framework type for selenium RC/Webdriver I am a beginner in Selenium and want to know how to select or choose a framework in Selenium Webdriver. What are the key ...
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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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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 ...