Which Selenium Webdriver command is used for selecting items from combobox in Java?

I mean when we want to select one item from a Combobox but this element is not an instance of Select class, e.g., element found by commands like this

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    Google for: select combobox selenium – dzieciou Oct 25 '13 at 14:01
  • @dzieciou Did you actually google it? It takes you to a stack overflow post. Just because something is simple doesn't mean it isn't of value. The only thing I see wrong with the post is that it isn't immediately clear what the user's prior effort in solving the problem is, although I suspect that's what the last sentence is for. – corsiKa Oct 28 '13 at 13:26
  • @corsiKa, yes, I googled for it and it took me to the stackoverflow.com/questions/6924550/… post that answers the question, i.e., it "select one item from Combobox" that "is not select". I've never said simple questions aren't valueable, I just demonstrated a way to find an answer. If you want to discuss "How much prior research effort is expected before asking a question?" we could talk about this on meta. We could also discuss there whether we want to duplicate questions from other SE sites. – dzieciou Oct 28 '13 at 15:50
  • @user6261, I updated your question trying to clarify it. Is this what you meant? – dzieciou Oct 28 '13 at 16:43

You need to create a Select element instead of a simple WebElement.

Select selectObject = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id(elementId)));
selectObject.selectByValue("Item1"); // Assuming you have an element with value Item1 in your combo box
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