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Is there a way to use Selenium 3 to automate testing in Safari 11 without the 'glass pane'?

According to the WebKit documentation for Safari 10: "When running a WebDriver test in Safari, test execution is confined to special Automation windows that are isolated from normal browsing ...
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Automated Testing Involving Internet Explorer_Server Controls

I've been tasked with developing a method to functional test and load test an application we're implementing in our environment. The vendor created a shell which uses Internet Explorer_Server ...
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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 in a situation where I need to tap each element in a list. I wrote below code: List allKeywords=driver....
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What infrastructure is required for automated testing on a hosted desktop?

I've started investigating dogtail as a solution for writing GUI-driven unit tests in a GNOME Wayland session. Before I dive deeper I want to understand what I'll need to run these GUI-based tests on ...
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How to run tests in parallel using Robot Framework Maven plugin?

I'm using the Robot Framework Maven plugin to execute my Robot Framework scripts. I'm using this plugin because some of my keywords are implemented in Java and packaged inside an external library. I ...
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Karma/ Jasmine testing framework - tests don't appear to be executed

I am looking to implement the Karma/ Jasmine test suite/ framework for use with my AngularJS app. Having never used a testing framework previously, I have followed the tutorial - to give it a go, ...
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Locate Elements through Shadow DOM in Chrome Selenium?

I currently have an automation tool built using Python. Currently, the tool serves the custom application my company has built on Salesforce. Salesforce released a Winter 2020 version, and implemented ...
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Desktop automation of c# applications

I have a desktop application for which I need to automate the smoke test suite consisting of 30 odd test cases. An application consists of 3 screens with some buttons and data grid. Major work in this ...
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How to interact with the radio button if isDisplayed, isEnables are false

Scenario: I am automating a feature where I need to click on the radio button but after many attempts, it didn't work. So I checked with isDisplayed, isEnabled and isSelected.Upon execution it was ...
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Unable to launch Safari on iOS using Appium

I am automating some tests a real device (iOS) using Appium and Cucumber. My idea is to do the following steps: Open the app Do some tasks Launch Safari Navigate to a website, lets say google.com for ...
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Approaches for testing huge data files in text format

My current assignment requires me to test data in a large number of text files ~ 200, usually ranging from 1GB to 20GB. The data is in the same schema with coordinates. As of now, the approach is to ...
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How do I disable 'show all' download bar of chrome in selenium

I need to disable 'show all' download bar of chrome in selenium. Because the download bar is showing, UI elements in the lower portion of my page that need to be clicked are not visible. I'm looking ...
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How can I execute a stored procedure on sql server and get the result passing in 4 parameters?

How should I be adding this functionality into my test framework? Should I be using Hibernate or standard JDBC? I need to run a stored procedure which exists in one of my databases, pass in 4 ...
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Is there a way to stop GridLauncher opening during testing on Mac?

Since moving from a Linux VM to a Macbook Pro for testing, I have been having a recurring issue running Protractor automation. At a certain point in my suite all, a Java application called ...
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How to use multiple wait conditions in Selenium Webdriver using ruby?

I wanted to know, how I can use following waits in program at which situations? 1. driver.manage.timeouts.implicit_wait = 20 2. driver.manage.timeouts.script_timeout = 20 3. driver.manage.timeouts....
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Jenkins Build Is Hanging

We are using Jenkins for continuous integration. I have already created a Jenkins job for running all my robot framework automation test scripts & Everything was absolutely working fine. But now,...
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C++ app automation on multiple platforms

Need to automate C++ application testing on Web, Mobile (iOS, Android) and Desktop (Windows, OSX and maybe Linux). Searching for open source tools only and automated tests will be written using Java. ...
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How to enter OTP code for verification using Tellurium?

Every time I verify mail through Gmail, it shows a page "Verify It's Your page". How can I be able to enter OTP code for verification as each time I run the test cases I get new OTP code? I ...
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How to pass arguments to selenium from autoit script

Autoit has an order value, which I want to pass it to the database as an argument to get table contents of that order id. I tried passing from command-line, but I don't want the arguments to get ...
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How could aqString[“Format”] in TestComplete suddenly change format when machine's local did not change?

When using this code: aqString["Format"]("%.2f", numb); the returned number used "," as a decimal point before - which is correct since I'm in Norway. Suddenly - like a few days ago - it started to ...
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Using MonkeyTalk to test android app, the record button stays disabled

I am unable to record in MonkeyTalk, the record button stays disabled I took the following steps: Created a sample android project in eclipse Created libs folder in the android project and copied ...
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Getting and logging the selenium version used in a groovy project

I'm using Selenium in my Groovy application as a Maven dependency. Now I'm looking for a way to log the used Selenium Version to the console. I tried this: BuildInfo info = new BuildInfo(); def ...
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RFT 8.6 : Failed to enable Firefox31.4 ESR and IE11 browser with JRE 1.7 on Windows 7 Professional SP1 ( 64bit)

I am trying to configure RFT 8.6 with the installed browsers but getting errors while doing it, below are the configurations details of my setup followed up with the error I am facing... RFT 8.6 on ...
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weighing tools/approaches for testing of database components

Currently, the way we do this on LedgerSMB is to have SQL scripts which insert records into a test results table. This table is created in a transaction which runs the tests, and the tests always ...
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Are there tools for Metamorphic Testing automation?

Reading about how to test an ML model, I've found the concept of "Metamorphic Testing" and this fits perfect on my project. Searching around Google I didn't find any Metamorphic Testing ...
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Is there a way to automate tests to verify events being broadcasted?

Currently I manually verify events being sent and received in the console by opening the dev tools in chrome. The testing is going to scale up and be repetitive soon. Any idea on how I could possibly ...
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Can't find the element of a toast message because it disappears immediately

I am trying to add an assertion on the shown toast message in my scenario, Is there a way to stop the screen to find the element of a toast message?
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Test Automation for different user roles within an application - Selenium and C#

I was a developer a long time ago and have been tasked with our teams automated testing with Selenium and C# for our web application; Our application has many roles a user can be; such as an admin, ...
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I have been struggling for more that a day to fix the Duplicate class given when running my android project for automation

Error: Duplicate class org.openqa.selenium.SearchContext found in modules jetified-java-client-7.3.0.jar (java-client-7.3.0.jar) and jetified-selenium-server-standalone-3.141.59.jar (selenium-server-...
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BeforeClass doesn't get displayed in TestNG test results window

We are expanding our TestNG suite to run multiple tests. Doing so we've encountered a strange occurrence. In one suite I have two tests. Both tests have one class each. Tests in IntegrationTest.java ...
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How to select option in a dropdown when the html-tag has a random id

I have a problem how to select a desired option (e.g. From, To...etc.) from list if 'datalist id' and 'select name' are randomly generated. This means that the ID and name has another value after ...
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Automating verification of sent EMAIL/SMS messages

I have been doing some research about how to do verification automation on sent emails - but haven't really found anything that has worked thus far. Here is what I need to test: We have a customer ...
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Drag & Drop issue in selenium web driver

Drag and Drop not working..as my drag and drop area not having 'Frames' i didn't use switchTo() here. Actions action= new Actions(driver); //driver.switchTo().frame(0); WebElement drag=...
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How to click an available time slot in customized UI calendar?

I have customized UI calendar attached in screenshot having date and time slots to book some test drive. actually the booked slot div contains some class and available slot contains some class name. ...
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Appium | Getting error when using .click or sendkeys

I'm looking to start automation of a mobile application. I went through Appium related articles and most of them suggest to use Appium with Javascript. I explored online and setup appium and my code ...
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How can I make my solution thread safe for testNG parallel execution?

Background: For quite some time I have ran automated tests using forked JVM processes, this proved quite easy when injecting a driver object using spring, I could simply provide the following: @Bean(...
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Selenium running Firefox instead of IE or Edge

I am trying to get Nightwatchjs tests running with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, and mobile web browsers (iOS, Android, etc). I'm having difficulty getting Selenium to open up a non-Firefox browser. ...
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Protractor starts Firefox but doesn't run any tests

Problem is the web app i'm testing is behind 2 basic auths and requires a proxy. I wanted to pass the two basic auths by adding AutoAuth addon in a FireFox profile and setting up that profile to load ...
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Appium Desktop won't open for Ionic App

I am currently trying to automate an ionic app using Appium and Python. I have the Appium Desktop version 1.7.2 installed. However, if I try opening any ionic app using Appium Desktop, it hangs at ...
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JQuery Not working after updating NUNIT to 3.7

I have used to find an element using jQuery select0r. This is how am trying to find out the element. var linkDom = new DomElement(DomElementType.JQuerySelector, string.Format("{0} a:icontains(\"{1}\")...
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How to set browser window size using Phantom JS + Java

I am working on PhantomJS with Java for one of my project. I am looking for some help in working with PhantomJS in following scenario. Scenario : Step-1 : Mouse hover on tab/link then 2 sub-links ...
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How to expand upon the error from a Jasmine expect failure?

I'm using Jasmine, FrisbyJS, and Jest to create API tests for my team's product. I want to be able to handle when an expect (which I'm pretty sure Frisby is just using the underlying Jasmine expect) ...
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How do I access fields within Braintree's Hosted Fields' iframes using selenium

On my application payment gateway is Braintree, I need to automate it and face some difficulties when i am automating it, major problem is I cannot send credit cart details using x path, I research ...
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How to run Selenium through xvfb? (X frame virtual buffer)

Somewhat specific to Ubuntu, this is towards running this JAR on a server. Running xvfb just hangs for me, so trying to get the syntax properly: thufir@doge:~/.html$ thufir@doge:~/.html$ xvfb-run --...
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How to test a WCF service with JMeter when the WCF method accepts parameter as an Stream Object

There is a WCF service. The method i have to access has 1 parameter as input whoes type is Stream. I don't know how to provide stream object from JMeter to the WCF service. Currently i have written ...
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Android application not launching with Appium

I have downloaded the latest Appium Desktop to inspect the different elements for automating an app. I was able to launch the calculator app on my Android phone but was unable to launch an app that I ...
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Can't run tests from Cucumber feature.file (cucumber.runtime.CucumberException:)

I can run my tests from my runner class without any problem. Here is my Runner-class: @RunWith(Cucumber.class) @CucumberOptions( format = {"pretty", "html:target/cucumber"}, glue = {"...
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How to save Appium logs to a local text file?

I am using Appium to automate all my test cases related to IOS device using Java, Logs are currently displayed on Appium app itself. I want to save them in a text file so that i can check error after ...
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Downloading m3u8 videos from Header based CDN

I need to automate download of m3u8 stream, any command line / browser automation plugins that can be easily plugged into Selenium to do the job? The test scope is open a web page, accept the cookies,...
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JMeter - Using Variables in XML scripts with $ references where the values are selected by ODBC connection to a database

In JMeter : I have to set up a DataBase with an ODBC that I'm hoping to use to streamline XML content in Jmeter scripts. When my data changes, I would just change it in the database instead of in each ...

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