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Use for questions about Selenium 2. Selenium 2 is the second major release of Selenium, an open source framework for testing web applications. A major difference between Selenium 1 and Selenium 2 is the latter's use of WebDriver.

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How to configure Selenium Webdriver with netbeans?

I installed netbeans and then Selenium Client Driver and the step i have done after installing Client Driver: Open NetBeans IDE. Goto File->New Project->Categories Java and Projects Java Application ...
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Selenium with multiple languages gives any additional features

I am new to Automation Testing. By googling about Selenium I gained a some knowledge on Selenium. But I have small doubt i.e., Selenium will support the multiple languages like Javascript with Node....
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Efficent way of checking if Element is Not Present

I currently use TestNG's assertFalse to make sure a particular element is Not shown when not logged in on a site. eg assertFalse(isElementPresent(PageElements.PDFLinkText),"PDF link present when not ...
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How to send Basic Authentication headers in Selenium?

I'm using webdriver.Firefox and I'm trying to send the following custom header: self.headers = { 'Authorization': 'Basic %s' % b64encode(bytes(self.args.user + ':' + self.args.password, "utf-8"))....
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How to execute Selenium + Junit Tests on Chrome

I have downloaded the Chrome Driver and i am able to execute my tests on Chrome. However Only local connections are allowed for it. How can i execute it globally on any machine without changing ...
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Assertion error when comparing the text of an element

I am getting the following error while trying to verify an assertion. I tried adding wait, but it didn't help. Error message: java.lang.AssertionError: expected:<Risk Assessment Form: Completed&...
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How to get the text present between <H2> tag

I am trying this: String str = "//*[@id="Result"]/h2"; WebElement vele = driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(str)); String vin = vele.toString(); System.out.println("Vin is"+vin); The result is: [[...
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How to write xpath with variable?

I have an xpath: //*[@id='00QE000000gQ9fv_ACTION_COLUMN']/a[2]/span in this xpath 00QE000000gQ9fv is dynamic and _ACTION_COLUMN remains the same. I stored 00QE000000gQ9fv in a String variable as ...
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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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Is it a bad practice to use implicit wait in Selenium Webdriver? Should one use only explicit wait?

I was reading up on implicit and explicit waits and found the following two statements: Implicit wait is not considered a good practice because different browsers have different loading times and ...
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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Which can be better to work with Selenium WebDriver - Java or Python? [closed]

I have start learning Selenium WebDriver, but i am confused between Java and Python. Which language should i choose? I do have basic ideas of Core Java but haven't wrote a single piece of code with ...
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Webdriver not navigating to passed in URL

I am using Selenium Webdriver with Firefox (although the same behaviour occurs in IE and Chrome). I have been using driver.navigate().to().(""); and it was working fine for me. I am passing in ...
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Test recording with Selenium IDE vs manual programming test framework

I'm just beginner in this field. I have already created simple tests using Selenium in .NET environment together with NUnit. I also hard coded the same or similar tests for my framework. My question ...
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How to send Keyboard Shortcuts to browser using Selenium and Nodejs

I am trying to create a test script in Node.JS using selenium webdriver and in case I need to send keyboard shortcuts to the driver. I tried finding the //body element and sending them but only ctrl+...
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How to check when self.close(); executed or not in java?

the code is self.close(); some times the window is closed and sometime it doesn't closed and not throwing any popup or alert. So i wanted to check whether the window is closed or still open? How it ...
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Help with else if statement Webdriver Selenium

I have this code below which seems to not go to the else if statement. It runs the first part but never seems to go to part 2, if element 1 is already selected. Thanks if (!driver.findElement(By....
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How to change the Text of a IWebElement of Selenium in C#

The Title pretty much explains everything. I'm searching for a way to change let's say <h1 id="title">Title<h1> to <h1 id="title">Nothing<h1> I'm kind of desperate since ...
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sometimes “invisible element” exception and sometime ‘timeout’ appers

I am writing a test script in selenium webdriver(selenium 2.0) with C# for below html- <table id="A_switch" class="tabswitch"> ------ </table> <div id="A" class="page ribbonpage"> &...
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Error: cannot find symbol in XSLT + TestNG Report

When I followed this link LINK to generate XSLT Report Using testng and to send email reports getting error message (Ex: package org.openqa.seleni um does not exist, etc...0). Please suggest me. ...
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Unable to run Appium Version 1.3.6-(Ophiuchus) on Yosemite for Testing Android App on real device

These are my settings: My SDK path: -/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk My APK path -/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk/platform-tools/Setmore.apk Given Package name, Launch ...
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Selenium Automation Framework Design Technique

This question is related to how should I approach with creating selenium automation framework. I googled and studied few frameworks. Also, I created my own framework in which I was taking input from ...
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Wait for a random time with robot selenium 2 library

After submitting a POST request with a button click from a webpage, I want to wait for 60 seconds and click a link on that same page. The wait for 60 seconds part, is that possible to implement with ...
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Testing pdf/excel content with C#

Our site has a good number of reports that are using SSRS,Crystal and Excel. We are using C# with Selenium WebDriver. I have been searching for the best practices and best ways and tools to test the ...
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How to use Xpath 'contains()' function to locate a Web element in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning Selenium WebDriver and XPath. I am trying to get the "<td>" Element of the Nested Table which Contains string '7-8-9.' Following is the HTML page code: <!DOCTYPE ...
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How to handle sub child windows(more than 3) using Selenium Web Driver with Java

I am using Selenium Webdriver with Java, and I need help handling sub child windows. I have to handle four child windows. Main window- Child window- Grand child - (to reach 5 child windows) I am ...
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How do I work with dropdowns in Selenium Webdriver?

This is a canonical question, intended to provide a comprehensive answer to many related questions. I understand the basics of working with Selenium Webdriver; I can navigate to pages, click buttons, ...
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Need help to get drop down in a list (phpunit+selenium2)

I am new in Phpunit and selenium2. Need help to get all the values of drop-down in a list. <select id="month" class="_5dba" title="Month" name="birthday_month" aria-label="Month"> <option ...
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How to run Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script with Windows Safari browser?

I know how to run test script in chrome and firefox. Please help me how to run my Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script in windows safari browser.
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Selenium: Unable to automate file upload [duplicate]

Can someone please help me in automating file upload on this page- https://www.designerexchange.com/index.php/sell/quote I tried everything, but the file upload is very dynamic.
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Coding (automation) with selenium

I need help! I have thoroughly studied selenium IDE and now I want to proceed with coding using selenium(scripting), how and where should I start. I have setup complete environment settings with ...
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IE 11 gives Unable to find element with CSS selector or XPath or XPath expression cannot be evaluated or does notresult in a WebElement

I am getting below error messages : IE 11 gives intermittently error like Unable to find the element with CSS selector or XPath or XPath expression cannot be evaluated or does not result in a ...
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Using Allure framework with Selenium webdriver tests for better reporting. [closed]

I am using Selenium webdriver for automation. I have around 200 scripts ready and now i need a good reporting tool to generate reports. I recently heard about Allure framework, which is an open source ...
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Running my first program using TestNG and getting error

I am getting following error when run my selenium webdriver progarm using testNG: org.testng.TestNGException: Cannot find class in classpath: testng at org.testng.xml.XmlClass.loadClass(XmlClass....
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Order in which options are returned by getOptions() in Dropdown box(Select Class) in Selenium WebDriver?

When we get options of a dropdown in Selenium Webdriver the following way Select dropdown = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id(dropDownId))); List<WebElement> options = dropdown.getOptions();...
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Working of pageloadTimeout in selenium webdriver?

How does pageload timeout in selenium webdriver work? Once set using driver.manage().timeouts().pageLoadTimeout() what is lifetime of the timeout?
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A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases

A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases. After 5 mins I want to check the necessary condition of 1st test case which is on hold for last 5 mins. How to ...
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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Selenium: Problem locating dynamic buttons

I have this problem with locating dynamic buttons. It's a search for ferries, and for example, outbound ferry is selectedDetailsRadio_1_4_1 and inbound is selectedDetailsRadio_1_4_2. These are fine ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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Selenium - SendKeys not completing data entry before moving to next field

I am trying to login to Gmail with two users. The data is exported from excel. Sometimes my test passes, but sometimes the first user login and logout processes successfully, but the second username ...
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I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
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how to click the post button for the following?

how to click the post button for the following ? <input class="k-button" type="button" style="width:90px;font-weight:bold;font-size:13px" onclick="Post();" value="Post">
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver?

How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver ? For e.g while testing a banking site, we provide all details necessary to create a new customer and click submit. A customer ID is ...
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Not able to click in Selenium Webdriver. Getting a NoSuchElementException

I got my code ready in Selenium IDE and exported it to Selenium Webdriver (JUnit 4). My code was working perfectly in Selenium IDE but an issue has arose after my migration to Selenium Webdriver. ...
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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed ...
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Selenium, cannot find button to click

I got stuck to write the code in WebDriver. I have the code below : <button class="btn" onclick="javascript:return PopulateInvestor('hdnInvestorId', 'txtInvestorName', 'txtInvestorEmail', '', '', '...
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Loading page generates exception 'Timed out waiting for page load'

I'm navigating to a webpage using Firefox driver. The page is loaded correctly but I'm getting this exception and the test crashes Timed out waiting for page load I've tried to add some Thread....
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Selenium Reporting

During my experience in Quality Assurance, especially automation testing, I have experienced two functional test tools(QTP and Selenium). In fact, I have noticed that Selenium have more strong points ...