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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How credible are WebDriver tests?

We have recently encountered a bug that we are able to reproduce manually in Internet Explorer, without any significant effort. Same bug we have tried to reproduce also automatically, with WebDriver ...
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selenium wget download file

I'm testing a web app with Selenium and I actually need to download a txt file during my test. But this seems impossible because a pop up appears asking to save the file. So, this blocks the progess ...
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How to capture a series of screenshots in Web Driver using Java

I Just wanted to know, that how we can take a series of screenshots / a video recording for a screen using Selenium 2 / Web Driver with JAVA ? Please provide the answer or the lick where I can get ...
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Code Coverage for Web Applications?

Does anyone have any experience using code coverage tools for web applications? I primarily work with Webdriver and JUnit, but I am not sure if we are covering all the possible cases. This may ...
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Can not catch NoSuchElementException with PageFactory (Selenium WebDriver)

My question is like Problem catching Selenium Webdriver NoSuchElementException but there is no answer to resolve an issue. Class SmallLoginLocators: public class SmallLoginLocators { public ...
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How to configure HtmlUnit Driver

I clearly missed a step trying to get HtmlUnit driver working with my app. I am getting the following exception. OpenQA.Selenium.WebDriverException was unhandled HResult=-2146233088 ...
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Testing Server/Workstation Hardware specs recommendations?

I wanted to reach out and get some opinions of Testing hardware. Should I use VMs or a stand-alone tower? If I use VMs, what would be some recommended hardware specs for the hosting server? If a ...
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Unable to locate element (Modal Dialogue Box)

I'm new to Webdriver. I need to automate a scenario on Mozilla, System info: os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.6.0_27' I have a scenario to create a user and ...
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Conditional statement for fail and error test outcomes in Selenium?

Say I have this function: def tearDown(self): """ clean up by closing the browser window """ self.driver.quit() I want to skip closing the browser if the test failed or errored out (so ...
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Iterating through a table : Avoiding stale element exceptions (Webdriver - Python)

Here is an interesting problem (or at least i think so) As an Admin I have a table with N entries (51 to give a number). Each entry in a row is a recruiter name with a link to 'Login' as that person. ...
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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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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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latin characters getting displayed as junk characters from the webdriver getText() command

I have a requirement where I am trying to automate the registration form which is in French language, while automating I am trying to get the text of the error messages which are in French(localised) ...
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Selenium WebDriver code for adding a person in PeopleSoft

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. I am trying to work on a script to Add a Person in PeopleSoft HCM Application. Basically, On the Personal Data Main page, you first start by adding a Effective Date ...
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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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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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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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How to verify whether selected item is exist in another page? (Ecommerce application)

I am trying to verify selected item is exists in another (Cart/Shopping Bag) page, for EX: I am buying one/many items from application and then I will move all the items to Cart/Shopping Bag, here I ...
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Sikuli wrapper for .NET..Unable to connect to the remote server

I am using a Sikuli wrapper for .NET (Sikuli4Net). Using an embedded jetty server, it exposes the core functionality of Sikuli for use within .NET projects. However, in Visual Studio, when I try to ...
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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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What practices are used to avoid constantly testing the login screen in web driver tests?

Good tests shouldn't shouldn't have duplication and should be concise, however when testing a web application with authentication the test must first get past authentication to perform the desired ...
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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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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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Functional and UI Test cases for a Slider

I am working on a website. Here is the URL : http://northeastindiaholidays.com/. There are two sliders on the front page: The one with in the background, with a full resolution image. The second ...
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Test results that differ from running via command line versus IDE

I have just run a set of automated tests via the command line using Maven as my build tool and JUnit4 as my test execution framework. There was a report of two errors which were recorded in a text ...
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How to find dynamically created elements in drop-down list based on input entered using Webdriver and c#?

I'm trying to test a page that has an input but really its a drop down list. The user enters text and then a dropdown appears based on what the user inputted. They are groups that are in the database. ...
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Is there a ChromeDriver available for Mac OS X 64 bit?

I using Mac OS X 10.8.5. I was using Firefox driver for testing. I would like to use chrome driver too. I searched and all i got is chromedriver for Mac-32 bit.
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How to set Firefox path on Mac OS for Selenium WebDriver?

I am beginner to webdriver. I have setup all configurations. I am using firefox 27.0.1 version with selenium jar files 2.40.0. I have written code to open firefox browser with a URL. I am unable to ...
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How to update test cases in MS Test Manager based on automated test script results

For a web-application, I am automating my test cases using selenium web driver in java. My test cases are being managed using Microsoft Test Manager. Now, I want to update the test cases in the ...
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Is parameterized constructor (Java) supported in selenium webdriver?

I was asked in an interview whether Selenium Webdriver supported parameterized constructors. Example: import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import ...
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Assertions and Outputting Specific URLs

Here's what I've done so far. @Test public void test() { String[] list = {}; for (int i=0; i<list.length; i++){ driver.get(baseUrl + "/" + list[i]); boolean ...
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How to select Security Certificate From security Dialog

The problem I would like to solve is as follow: go to a website which is protected by client certificate authentication using browser once the security challenge dialog box is shown, select on the ...
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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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Webdriver : How to switch to a specific window?

I came across many solutions for switching between windows, one of them is: Set<String> allWindows = driver.getWindowHandles(); for(String currentWindow : allWindows){ ...
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Access the DOM of a PDF using WebDriver and FireFox's built-in PDF viewer

I'm trying to use FireFox's built-in javascript PDF viewer with WebDriver so I can access the DOM of a PDF. However, FireFox has an Adobe plugin which takes over and displays the PDF. Whatever ...
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How to handle child window in selenium webdriver?

In selenium webdriver, i can switch between from parent window to child window but i cant focus child window.it is not working. Anybody having suggestions to find the solution?
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How to assert values on a page opened by a link on another page?

A link on page 1 opens a new page "receipt page". It contains only text values. I need to assert or verify values on the receipt page to ensure that this is the correct receipt. After executing the ...
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Check-box remains checked up after test and impacts another tests

I have created a test case where I shall enter details for a deal to be scheduled for a future date and time. I have a pop up which is listing all existing deals having check boxes for selecting one ...
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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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Error on command: service: “ecmascript”

I have sucessfully run locator commands in Firefox, Chrome and IE but I have an issue with Opera 12.02. This code is the source of the issue: ...
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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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Choosing framework type for selenium RC/Webdriver

I had opportunity to work in around 3 different projects, where selenium have been used extensively. Among them 2 were based on Data driven (say test cases driven by testng XML for each scenario with ...
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"Element is no longer attached to the DOM” StaleElementReferenceException when selecting HTML table row

I am using Selenium 2/WebDriver for automation. I have a table and am trying to select a row in it. When the test runs, I can see the row become highlighted as if it is clicked, but then immediately I ...
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Selenium Webdriver - Unable to get focus back to child window

I have scenario where clicking on some link in parent window opens a new window, after performing the actions on the child window, iam unable get back focus on the parent window, I have used the ...
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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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Automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS

I'm automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS. 1) To get started with WebDriverJS for Node, I downloaded a copy of the ChromeDriver and selenium-server-standalone ...
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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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Handle the File Upload dialog in Protractor for IE11

I know the default answer to handling explorer.exe is to use AutoIT, but AutoIT utilizes Java Runtime to use the exported .exe to upload the file and close the dialog. My tests are all in Protractor ...
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Problem with switching windows in Selenium WD

I hope this day finds you well. I'm working on an automation suite and I've run into an annoying problem when it comes to switching windows. I have a script which clicks a button which opens in a ...
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How to use Python/Webdriver to go through multiple URLs and take screenshots using loops? [closed]

I want to use Python/Webdriver to run through many client websites (and subpages within those websites) and take screenshots of each page. Currently, I have this working, but all clients are in their ...