I am using Ruby with Cucumber and attempting to build up a suite of automated tests against a dynamics 2013 system. We have a cart that is a nested into an iFrame and we are attempting to enter a product into a text field.

The code that we have is :

@browser.switch.frame(id: 'navLink{bd27b00e-3d5e-b7b5-0ddb-864216077292}AreaFrame')
@browser.input(id: 'addQuickProductTextBox').set("MM-000001-NF Nurse Full")

But using this code I get the message:

Watir::Exception::UnknownFrameException: unable to locate iframe using {:id=>"navLink{bd27b00e-3d5e-b7b5-0ddb-864216077292}AreaFrame", :tag_name=>"iframe"}

The HTML is in attached snap:

Top Level IFrames Table Details Data Field


As per the image you attached, it seems that you are using the wrong id for iframe. Its id value should be "contentIFrame1".

In Watir you can do something like:

@browser.iframe(id: 'contentIFrame1').iframe(id:'navLink{bd27b00e-3d5e-b7b5-0ddb-864216077292}AreaFrame').text_field(id: 'addQuickProductTextBox').set("MM-000001-NF Nurse Full")
  • Hi Roman. Thank you for the suggestion, however trying that returns the following error - Watir::Exception::UnknownObjectException: timed out after 30 seconds, waiting for #<Watir::TextField: located: false; {:id=>"contentIFrame1", :tag_name=>"iframe"} --> {:id=>"addQuickProductTextBox", :tag_name=>"input"}> to be located Oct 23 '18 at 7:55
  • oh, sorry, I didn't see the second iframe there. Check if this work so: @browser.iframe(id: 'contentIFrame1').iframe(id:"'navLink{bd27b00e-3d5e-b7b5-0ddb-864216077292}AreaFrame'").text_field(id: 'addQuickProductTextBox').set("MM-000001-NF Nurse Full") If it works, I'll update the first answer. For more info about frames iframe
    – roman
    Oct 23 '18 at 12:57
  • Hi Roman. Thank you that helped the code that worked in the end is - @browser.iframe(id: 'contentIFrame1').iframe(id:'navLink{bd27b00e-3d5e-b7b5-0ddb-864216077292}AreaFrame').text_field(id: 'addQuickProductTextBox').set("MM-000001-NF Nurse Full") Oct 23 '18 at 14:08

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