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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Why does IE9 running WebDriver scripts gets out of focus if other applications are open?

I have automated tests running on IE9 on Windows 7 64 bit. The application under test is a simple webform with a 'Next' button on each page. When i run the automated tests on Firefox 12 they run in ...
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Open [hidden] new window in webdriver without instantiating new driver in WebDriver

I've researched this to some extent already by searching StackOverflow and SQA, but cannot find the answer. Is it possible to open a new WebDriver browser window from the current FirefoxDriver ...
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Webdriver line by line runinfo in eclipse console

I use a test setup with Webdriver and TestNG in Eclipse using java client. Earlier when i was using Selenium 1 in this same setup, it was giving a very descriptive line by line run-info which made ...
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What is a good way to refresh page elements when using WebDriver .Net with IE 8?

I'm automating a part of the User Profile UI we have using WebDriver Selenium 2, I'm coding in Visual Studio so I am using the .Net version as I am more comfortable in C#, and I am testing this with ...
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Changing frame problem

I have a problem with switching frames in Selenium. I'm using Firefox Webdriver. In the first step I'm switching to Masterpass_frame then I click on a button to force the frame to reload. Then I ...
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What proportion of tests cases should be automated via Selenium Webdriver? [closed]

I work with e-commerce websites and I am wondering how much of the tests should be automated. I plan on automating the login and check out functionalities but what about clicking links to navigate ...
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Getting web driver exception message while tapping list elements using appium

I am using appium 1.4.8 on mac and I'm automating native app using selenium. I am stuck at a situation where I need to tap each element in a list. I wrote below code: List ...
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What language/protocol do web browsers use for accepting automation requests?

The WebDriver API allows browsers to be automated, such as for end-to-end testing. Specific implementations exist, such as the standalone ChromeDriver or InternetExplorer Driver executables or the ...
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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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How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
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Passing session while switching control to a pop-up window [closed]

I am trying to choose a date by clicking an image which results in a pop-up window with a date picker in it.But when done through selenium the session expires and the login page appears in the pop-up ...
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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 work with changing element id in the html code

I am working in a ERP where the elements id are changing/rotating randomly. so if I am writing a code to locate a id, next time I run the selenium code it gets me error as the id changes by that time ...
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How do I get dynamic div content in selenium

See how the dynamic message displays in the browser. I am adding a name in a text field and clicking save button. After clicking save, a message displays as New Staff added or Staff Name already ...
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Jmeter's WebDriver Sampler VS. Selenium

Now that Jmeter has a webdriver sampler, is there anything that regular selenium can do to test a UI, that Jmeter still can't? For example, I use Selenium in Java to do things like getting html ...
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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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Selenium: How to access the same session in a new window?

I have search throughout the internet but none of the answers I found have a clear solution. I am using selenium webdriver with Java. My test needs to verify when you save your login information ...
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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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Selenium Webdriver Mobile with Python - AndroidWebdriver4Python installation question

I found this Android webdriver API on github. I already have the Selenium Python client and have written many plain web-based test scripts with it. I have tried asking the git owner, but he has not ...
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Unable to select dropdown in selenium which is assigned with div tag

so plz help me to resolve this issue.i know how to do dropdown using "select" but in my site it is inside div tag . plz help me to reslove this issue. HTML Snippet : <div ...
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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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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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How to write test cases in selenium webdriver using C#, simultaneously when web application is being developed (application pages not available)

I want to write test cases when application is under developing. I know the design of the application based on the wireframes. I intend to write test cases in C# using the Selenuim WebDriver. ...
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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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what are the equivalent commands for label and Goto label in webdriver

I used Selenium IDE to automate the project. Now I started learning Webdriver. In IDE, there are few commands like label and Goto labels, where I can create a bunch of code under a label and use ...
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What is the difference between type() and typeKeys() in WebDriver?

As both of them do the same activity is there any special differences between type and typekeys in selenium webdriver. wdBacked.type(locator, value); wdBacked.typeKeys(locator, value);
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Using Ruby Selenium WebDriver how to check URL or Navigation which return 404?

What is the most convenient way of using Ruby script for Selenium WebDriver to check all url's (from navigation menu)of any web page.Actually want to run them to see where they go. For example: ...
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How to generate testing report in JUNIT in webdriver

I am using Selenium webdriver 2.0 in JUnit framework. I need to generate a report on my tuned both (positive and negative) test cases. NOTE: We have an option to generate report by default in ...
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How to execute parallel junit tests with maven surefire

I'm using selenium webdriver, Junit 4.9, maven for testing. Now I need to parallel tests. I added the plugin below, then tried to run it from IntelliJ IDEA 11, but it was still running sequentially. ...
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Can someone provide a detailed description of how the Selenium WebDriver isDisplayed() method works?

I currently have a large number of circumstances where I need to verify that a page (along with all of its elements) are displaying correctly. The isDisplayed() method of WebElement appears to be a ...
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Is Selenium 2 WebDriver JavaDoc API available offline?

Can I get a offline copy/archive of Selenium Webdriver Javadoc API which is available here so that I can bind the same to my Eclipse IDE for offline use? A ready-made HTML archive will be ...
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SSO in Selemium web driver

I am trying to run selenium web driver(Firefox) test cases which will need a single sign on (web). Issue over here is i have to sign in manually with my OTP every time i tear down the test case. So i ...
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Selenium Java WebDriver Can not Find Element with xpath or cssSelector

I can't find this element using selenium java webdriver. I have a before class method that loads the firefox driver and set the WebDriverWait. Then I have a test method to look for the elements with ...
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What is a good automated tester interview technical test scenario?

We have a role which requires an automated tester. Mainly this will take the form of writing automating tests using Selenium Webdriver written in Java. I am trying to develop a technical test ...
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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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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 switch pop-up handler using selenium webdriver

I am working on a application that opens a form to fill up when i click on a button. I need to switch to that window , fill up the form and come out I tried this code Set beforePopup = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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PHPUnit Selenium2 calling a function

I am testing with PHPUnit and Selenium2. I am testing the admin panel. So, I need to add Admin Login Test into all my admin panel tests. I want to create a new Admin Login Test with a new file and I ...
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How to save compiled document on Desktop using C# Selenium

Using Selenium WebDriver with C# in VS 2010, I compiled a document using automation and then I want to save the file on my desktop. During automation a new window is popping up to "save or open file". ...
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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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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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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 ...