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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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RobotFramework and Blazemeter

Has anyone used RobotFramework to write automated browser tests and then used Blazemeters chrome plugin to record those tests and utilize Blazemeters performance test tools? Is this even possible?
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How do I put validations or assertions in choosing the particular file format?

I am using Robot Framework with Python and Selenium. I need to verify that files have the correct format: specifically that they are image files (e.g.: .jpg, .jpeg, etc). How do I use validations or ...
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How to highlight the particular text in a tag and format the text (like Bold, Italic and so on) using Robot Framework

I have a text in div tag as "Robot Framework tutorials" I wanted to highlight only "Robot" and mark it as bold using Robot framework. Can anyone help me how to highlight the text ?
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Does Robot Class functionality behaves correctly independent of the OS we use?

I am trying to upload an image in the div section with the help of following code which makes use of Robot Class. Test Environment: OS: Mac OS, Selenium: WebDriver, Client: Java. Code: ...
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Robot Framework Integration

We have a project which uses Robot Framework 2.7.7, while we are using HP-QC for Bug tracking. Is it possible to integrate Robot Framework with HP Quality center?
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Can you run Powershell scripts with command line parameters in Robot?

We use Robot Framework to run our tests and we do use the Run command to execute some Powershell scripts to perform some external tasks. This works when we set up the command line parameters in one ...
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Robot framework. How to select option by text but value?

I want to select an option from list, but I won't use value for it. <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="3"><a href="admin.php?dpt=catalog&amp;sub=products_categories&...
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Issue with Data driven testing in robot framework

I have written code using robot framework, to open a browser and enter the values in a fields, but what is happening, it is opening the browser and redirecting the URL, but it is not writing to the ...
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How to select window by name, which is contained in a variable?

Could you advise how can I select window by name, which is contained in variable? Name of window generates ramdom and this value exists in my ${addressId} variable. I tried to use: Select Window ...
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How to verify a tooltip text using mouse over in selenium?

I have a test scenario that is to verify a tooltip text on a particular element so I tried to use a Selenium inbuilt keyword "Mouse Over <xpath>" but this doesn't work though the test is passing....
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Should you add explicit waits for all elements in RobotFramework/Selenium tests or only the ones that fail?

I am learning test automation with Robot framework, using this site for practice: http://automationpractice.com/index.php I know that it is considered a good practice to add waits to make sure the ...
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Robot framework: best practices for higher-level keywords?

According to Creating user keywords: User keywords can be created in test case files, resource files, and test suite initialization files. So I'm wondering what's the best practice regarding ...
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Robot framework not picking up keyword implementation

I'm trying to set up robot on top of an Eclipse Maven-Selenium-TestNG java project I created, but it doesn't seem to be picking up default keywords (I haven't even tried adding my own yet). I have ...
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Robot framework: how to point to libraries folder other than default?

I've set up a Maven project that uses Selenium (as a dependency) and would like to add Robot. The thing is, according to http://robotframework.org/MavenPlugin/: Third party libraries (e.g. Selenium ...
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Robot Framework: Test execution hangs after sometime(after execution of 40 to 50 testcases) via Internet Explorer

I am excuting a testsuite, which includes around 160 testcases via IE. But the execution hangs after sometime. Testcases are simple ones,mostly to check the presence of elements or to get the text ...
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Robotframework & Selenium2Library & Python - User sign up test problem (emaill address +n generation)

I am beginner in writing automated tests with robotframework(Python and Selenium2Libraries) and I've faced to the issue related to user registration flow. Challenge is: The application under test ...
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How to Access the data in Span element using Robot Framework

I am new to Robot Framework. I am trying to access the element/link inside a span tag. The number is a quote ID, which is a hyperlink that redirects to another page. Should I use Click Element or ...
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As a QA manager, how do I show cost saving from my automation

Just want to give an example: We have regression test suite of 1000 TC. Currently it take 10 people to execute it manually in 10 days. After automation of this suite, lets assume we will need 3 people ...
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How to get no. of elements with particular 'id' using robot framework?

I am writing an automation test script for our web application using Robot framework and Selenium2Library. One of my test case involves the following scenario. I have to run a particular test case ...
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What is the best way of separating tests from keywords using RobotFramework?

Our team wants to migrate the tests from QTP. We have the automation flows for UI, API and some database tests. After a long research, I found robotframework would be a nice tool.However as I started ...
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How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
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Expecting results in boolean[True/False] but getting status as "None" - Why? How to resolve?

I execute javascript below and it must return True or False and it would do the Run Keyword If the statement is False but what in ${CheckboxStatus} is None, instead of Boolean value True or False. ...
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How much does robot framework help in terms of employablity? [closed]

I have been learning Robot Framework with python. The basic idea is to make myself more employable. I just started with RF because it was looking interesting but as I started to explore, I found very ...
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The state of the checkbox, which was set in Robot Framework is not stored

I'm new to Robot Framework and Selenium. I can not set a checkbox. There are several settings, which is controlled by the checkbox. I see that it was set by Robot, but the result is not stored. The ...
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How to upload a csv file from local machine using robot framework script?

Is there any option in robot framework to upload a csv file ( or any kind of file ) from local machine ? Here is my testing scenario - While clicking on 'Upload file' button a new window will pop ...
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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How to set a value for a variable in Robot framework test case?

Is there any option in Robot framework to set the value of a variable "TRUE" or "FALSE" depending upon a condition ? I want to run a keyword only if a condition is TRUE, i.e. a keyword should run ...
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How to authenticate with certificates using sudslibrary in robotframework?

I'm testing soap messages using RobotFramework and sudslibrary. I need to authenticate session with a certificate. Is there a way to do this? I did not find a mentioning of this in the documentation ...
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How to check status of checkbox in robotframework

I have a scenario to verify the status of checkbox whether this is disable or enable but i did not fine any keyword for that, It would be great if somebody help to get this.
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Robot Framework data-driven automation testing: Can data derived from a database be used as a data source for a test template?

I am familiar with using template keywords in data-driven Robot Framework testing and know that external sources of data such as text files and csv files can be used to provide test data. However, the ...
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Fitnesse vs Robot

We are choosing what system to start using in our company. it should be used for both backend (REST API, some DB checks) and UI testing it should use a simple language so even non-programmers/tester ...
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Force selenium to use the portable firefox application

I have installed firefox 14 and has firefox portable version 25.0.1 on the machine, where I run tests for a web site. Due to a limitation in the site I'm testing, I cannot run my tests on firefox 14 ...

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