I have currently a big Problem to click on a Checkbox in a bootstrap designed GUI. enter image description here

In Html it appres like this:
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Does someone know how to press the Button of this checkbox? Because the controls are made in the background and I don't really know how to handle with this. (I have installed Selenium.WebDriver V3.14.0 , ... )

I am using a Helper-Class where I have all my Test-Actions .. Here you see the function which I want to use: enter image description here

Already tried the following things:

TestHelper.WaitAndClick(By.CssSelector("input[name='ctl00_ctl00_BaseRightContent_MainRightContent_MachineGrid_MachineGridViewGroup'][value='a3bf2573-7005-4b48-9c27-a1a3009f3e57']"), driver, 1);

TestHelper.WaitAndClick(By.XPath("//label[@for='ctl00$ctl00$BaseRightContent$MainRightContent$MachineGrid$customCheck0']"), driver, 1);

TestHelper.WaitAndClick(By.XPath("//*[@id='ctl00_ctl00_BaseRightContent_MainRightContent_MachineGrid_MachineGridView']/table/tbody/tr[1]/td/table/tbody[2]/tr/td/div[2]/table/tbody/tr[1]/td[1]/div/label"), driver, 1);

Kind Regards Alex

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    Found a very useful Post here: stackoverflow.com/questions/11908249/… changed the click in the method to this: IWebElement element = driver.FindElement(by); Actions actions = new Actions(driver); actions.MoveToElement(element).Click().Perform();
    – BlindRob
    Commented Feb 12, 2019 at 16:31

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I could not interact with the checkbox using click(), but could send the space key to the input element. For example:


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