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Robot Framework is an open-source test automation framework for acceptance testing and ATDD (acceptance test driven development).

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Is it possible to automate electron applications with RobotFramework Browser library?

I am currently using selenium and python to launch and access elements from an electron application. I've used RobotFramework Browser (rfbrowser) library to automate angular webpages previously and I ...
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Assigning keyword return value to variable not working in Robot Framework

I have the following Robot Framework keyword, designed to get the full path of the "Downloads" directory in Windows: Get Download Directory ${user_home_dir}= Get Environment Variable ...
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Getting Windows download directory path in Robot Framework

I have a Robot Framework test case that makes use of the following variable: ${download_dir} C:\\users\\myProfile\\Downloads How can I change this so that it always points to the Downloads folder ...
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How to assign defined keyword as value of variable in Robot Framework? How to run a Variable as Keyword?

I'm currently using Robot Framework in creating ui automation for out project. And I woud like to know how to assign defined keyword as variable value and how to run variable as keyword?
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Robot Framework UI Test Fails Due to CSRF

Recently our devs implemented a CSRF protection, and then my scripts (web ui) started to fail one by one. I looked into it and it's getting this error on console Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://...
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RobotFramework AutoItLibrary.Run test case passing, but no window shown

I have Python 3.7.0, Robot Framework 3.2.2, and AutoItLibrary 1.2.7 installed. I have the following test case to simply run an app I have developed in .NET: *** Settings *** Library ...
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Can't import AutoItLibrary in RIDE/Robot Framework

I have Python 3.7.0, Robot Framework 3.2.2 and RIDE 1.7.4.2 installed on Windows 10. I want to use the AutoItLibrary with RobotFramework. I have installed it as follows: pip install robotframework-...
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How to install chrome-webdriver on GitLab CI/CD

I am trying to do some tests using GitLab CI/CD and Robot Framework, I have this simple .robot file: *** Settings *** # Declare Libraries Library SeleniumLibrary # Declare Suite Setup and Teardown ...
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What are the tools I need to run robot test every time a deployment is triggered

I'm trying to automatically trigger a robot test project which will not be run in local machine everytime there is a deployment. I need to know the tools I need to somehow execute the automation ...
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Robot Framework and AutoIt - Clicking menu items in WinForms application

I have Robot Framework and the AutoItLibrary, and using it to test a simple application built on WinForms, part of which is in the screenshot below: Using the inspect tool, it is easy to identify all ...
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Clicking Windows Calculator buttons with AutoItLibrary for Robot Framework and RIDE

Description of problem and goals I have Robot Framework, RIDE and AutoItLibrary installed. For a simple test case, I want to open an instance of Windows Calculator, click the "7" button, ...
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RobotFramework: Link/List with locator not found

I am studying Robot Framework with Selenium Library and I can't figure out how to remove "kw" element from the next dropdown: I tried to use xpath for it: *** Settings *** Library ...
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Robotframework/Selenium/IEDriver - Tests fails at times with [object error] error message

I am using robotframework to perform web automation using IE11 and seleniumlibrary. It runs on windows 10 workstations. I use IE driver 3.14.0 32-bit as it allows to run scripts when screen is locked. ...
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Is there a way to get a substring with a keyword in Robot Framework?

I have a problem where I want to copy a URL from a message, where the URL is not clickable. I tried the following: ${email}= Get Text css:.msg-body ${url}= Get Substring ${email} 413 ...
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Testing Windows applications with RIDE Robot Framework and Appium?

I have Robot Framework and the RIDE IDE installed. I have tried the Selenium library with RIDE, and works for testing web interfaces. I now want to test Windows Applications. Is it possible to test ...
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Is there any way to run test cases on different browser at once in robotframework using Ride

*** Settings *** Library SeleniumLibrary *** Variables *** ${url} https://www.youtube.com/ ${browser} chrome *** Test Cases *** Search [Template] Open Browser $...
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Android/iOS: How to dismiss a popup advertisement while automating an application using Appium & Robot Framework?

Asking a solution to handle these kind of random Ad popups which comes up on any screen of the application. If someone can help with threading solution using Python it would be great.
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Error while launching RIDE

I have installed Robot framework and installed wxPython and then Ride. When I launch it by executing python ride.py, it runs into an error as shown below. I believe it has something to do with the ...
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Can Robot Framework framework iterate over example data?

The BDD sample below is written using Katalon Studio Scenario Outline: Verify Price of <plan> Plan Given <accountType> account is currently logged in When User navigates to Publish ...
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No keyword with name error

I'm new to automation and I've been doing some training on PyCharm. I have just separated out my script into a resource file to clean it up as per the Udemy course I am using. When I try and run the ...
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How to get incremental xpath for newly added rows in webtable using robot framework-python-selenium

I came across a certain requirement. There is a web table where new rows are added daily.I want to write an automation script in Robot Framework-Python-Selenium-Eclipse-RedEditor Plugin. Right now, I ...
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Integration for Hadoop using Robot Framework

Is there any library that I can use to integrate Hive/Impala/Spark scripts using Robot Framework? I tried using pyodbc but it forces to connect to SQL Server: *** Settings *** Library ...
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How to fetch username and password from excel one by one to test login functionality in robot framework-selenium-python

I am trying to login to my application one by one using different credentials in robot framework-python-selenium but it is not working. Below is my code. Please suggest. Open Browser ${URL} chrome ...
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failed: ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'robot.parsing.populators' error

I was using python 3.6 for robot framework and selenium. As my client wants to upgrade to python 3.7.1 we did that. Now facing issue in running my automation scripts with the message as failed: ...
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Unable to locate element in search dialog box

I have opened a search dialog box with the help of robot class but now I am trying to enter the text in that search dialog box but it is not entering the text with help of robot keypress. The source ...
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Importing test library 'AutoIt' failed: ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'AutoIt' Error

I am trying to file upload in modal form using robot/eclipse but its not working. I added autoit library to red.xml. Giving below error . Below is my code for file upload Click Element xpath=//*[@...
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Fails with Dictionary has no key even after validating key exists

I have a scenario where I need to do different set of actions depending on dictionary key and value Dictionary can be any of the below &{DICT_VAL_APPLINPUT}= Create Dictionary status=...
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Robot framework - Trying to read data in edit mode, but its not fetching the text, instead its fetching "--Select--"

After clicking on Edit, a new page appears. I want to read a few data from that opened page. I used GET Value with locator to fetch id value. Id has 4 values New Open In ...
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Designing an open source test framework without compromising security

Context The robot framework website mentions robotframework-autoitlibrary in its external library listing and it points to http://code.google.com/p/robotframework-autoitlibrary/.And I found a ...
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"No Keyword with name" error while using AutoIt Library Robot Framework

Got an error encountered "No keyword name" error in AutoIt Library Robot Framework. I installed the AutoIt Library by using pip install and it was successful. I tried to automate input text in the ...
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How to execute one test case multiple time in parallel in Robot framework?

I want to execute one test case multiple times in parallel, for example, execute test_case1 10 times concurrently? I am not able to achieve this using pabot --processes
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Unable to click on 'sign out' link

I am trying to click on sign out link, but not able to succeed: I tried the below ways, Click Element class=mat-icon.notranslate.mat-primary.material-icons Click Button name=Sign Out Click ...
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How to call a keyword recurvisely in Robot Framework

I have a keyword which checks, if a button value is Completed, once it is found, I want that keyword to stop and return the status. However the the button value Completed is not fixed to any time ...
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Eclipse and RED (Robot Editor) won't open files in Robot project - NullPointerException

I have a project in Robot framework. I use Eclipse version 2019-09 R (4.13.0), Build id: 20190917-1200 for editing and writing tests. I also use RED version 0.8.13.201907181006. Whenever I try to ...
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How can I limit a keyword's execution time without failing?

I am testing an API on a server. When I close the connection from another external computer to that server it takes some amount of time to complete. I want to limit the amount of time my test waits ...
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Robotframework installation - keyword not found error

I have set up robotframework on my machine and I have installed all necessary plugin and using Pycharm as IDE. But I am getting keyword not found error and also SeleniumLibrary library which I have ...
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Escape character issue in "run keyword if" in Robot Framework

This script is not working as the string contains single quotes (') and double quotes (") and comparing the string is not working in this case. ${Key1}= set variable It\'s in \"Detailing\": ...
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Unit Testing and Integration Testing with Robot and Cucumber

I understand that both frameworks are great for acceptance testing but how hard or more complex is writing lower level tests such as integration tests or unit tests using the mentioned frameworks when ...
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How to deal with pop up window?

The process I want to automate is - When a button (Sign in on https://www.happyeasygo.com/) is clicked pop up window appears to login. Then I have to enter my username: Script * Settings Library ...
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Dumping global variables in Robot Framework when a test fails?

I have a doubtful pleasure to work with legacy tests written in Robot Framework that abuse usage of global variables. I would like all global variables to be dumped when the test fails. How can I ...
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how to find element by xpath for android appium

Since these nodes don't have ids and text, I have used xpath to find the element but find element fails I have tried different xpaths as below but none work. xpath=//android.view.View[10] xpath=//...
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Not able to reference value of variable in Robot Framework

In Robot Framework, I want to reference the value of a variable, I had set earlier. But when I reference the value by: xpath= //*[text()=\${uid}] I do not get the value of the variable uid but ...
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Can't find element locator

I have created this Keyword: Validate Header Wait Until Page Contains id=outputtext-text-Header:ApplicationHeaderCoachView1:ApplicationHeaderCoachViewInner1:Output_Text1 Element Should Be ...
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Getting Syntax Error while launching RIDE

I have installed Robot Framework, as well as wxPython 2.8.12.1. After I installed RIDE, and launch RIDE by executing ride.py, I am getting the following error: C:\Python27\Scripts>ride.py ...
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Robot Framework/Selenium - Having trouble with dropdown lists

I know its a common question, but bear with me, as I really have no idea how to even solve this. I need my robotframework code to click on a dropdown list. So the html code for the desired list on ...
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Attach Existing browser session in SeleniumLibrary RobotFramework

I have an LDAP alert box that pops up as soon as the browser is opened. I am Using Robotframework with the seleniumlibrary for my automation scripts.The issue is that the execution of the script ...
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How to validate the non-clickability of an UI Object in robot framework?

I have to validate an UI object that is not-clickable. In UIautomator, for that element clickable is False. So I want validate that in script. Please give me idea for the same.
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Debugging tests written with Robot Framework

When isolating a root cause of a failing test written in Python or Java, I use a debugger built in my IDE (e.g., Intellij) to debug it. Is the same possible for Robot tests? Particularly, what's a ...
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Are tests written in Robot Framework easy to maintain?

Robot Framework claims to be: a generic test automation framework for acceptance testing and acceptance test-driven development (ATDD). It has easy-to-use tabular test data syntax and it utilizes ...
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Jbehave Vs Robot Framework - pros and cons

Which one is the better option for web application testing - JBehave or Robot Framework? Comparison between JBehave and Robot Framewrok.