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I have this code:

tcost = driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtTotalCost").text
total = int(tcost)
driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtVisa").send_keys(total/2)
driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtCash").send_keys(total/2)

It throws this error:

ValueError: invalid literal for int() with base 10: ''

I need to convert text in text box to int to do some calculations over it and sure, If you have any suggestions to enhance the code please do.

  • The int function should convert a valid string to an integer. Why do you think it fails? Have you tried printing/logging the string? – user246 Oct 16 '12 at 11:35
  • What language - Java ? – Phil Kirkham Oct 16 '12 at 11:35
  • @phil python language – engy Oct 16 '12 at 11:40
  • @user246 i tried print(tcost),it should print the value of the text box in the IDLE i'm using right?!,as it gave new empty line only and then >>> for next actions – engy Oct 16 '12 at 11:43
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You may need to use .get_attribute("value"). instead of .text.

  • it gives that error 'WebElement' object has no attribute 'value' – engy Oct 16 '12 at 12:10
  • .get_attribute("value") worked thaaaaaaaaaaanx – engy Oct 16 '12 at 12:27

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