Questions tagged [uiautomation]

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Assertion on static value or calculated one

This may be more of a theoretical question than a practical one, but I'd like to know the community's opinion. Some context: On some integration UI test, in which we are testing that a field ...
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How to make selenium to interact with Microstrategy?

I have to launch the MSTR page on the new tab, by clicking on the Report Details Web Element. I could not find the Inspect option on the right click menu that I want to click on the mstr page when I ...
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Sikuli verification/assertion text image

It is possible to verify the text in image using sikuil plugin with java running on eclipse? I'm testing a scenario where i double click on a saved notepad, i should able to verify that the notepad ...
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Performing code coverage using opensource tool when selenium UI test automation run against .Net Web App

Framework - .Net 4.8 Test - selenium UI tests Code coverage tool - Tried OpenCover and AxoCover I have configured a .Net Web App project and running it locally and have selenium UI test project in ...
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Is there any course available online on designing ui automation framework using Selenium and Java?

Is there any good course available online that explains designing UI automation framework using Selenium and Java, integrating logging, reporting, etc. ? Maybe also talk about some best practices. ...
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We are using HCL OneTest UI to do the Web Automation. Trying to read and write data through MS Excel, but not sure how to do this

Is there a way to integrate HCL OneTest UI to read from and write to MS Excel. I know apache poi libs provide the ability to do so though I am not sure how it will work with HCL OneTest UI.
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Automating Developer Tools?

How can we automate developer tools particularly the networks section using Selenium? I need the preview section data of a service call to be logged while using automation. Is it possible? If so, ...
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Using both espresso and uiautomator and test is failing on Firebase, but not on AS emulator

I have the following piece of code which is: click a toggle from Firefox app the toggle opens the Default apps menu from System settings I open the browser list, pick my browser and return to the ...
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Installation automation

I would like to test software installation(on windows) after each release. Since installer doesn't support silent mode i wonder if there is one good aproach that can minimize list of used tools and ...
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Is there is way to integrate a selenium testng script + spring mvc or servlet

We have created a UI page and user will give response. That response should trigger a selenum testng script.
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How to automate Handsontable using Selenium WebDriver (Java)

I want to automate the Handontable using Selenium WebDriver using Java. Basically, I want to enter data in the handontable using selenium(Java). Is there any way available to enter data in the table. ...
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Automation Testing using selenium webDriver on a javaScript based application

I am having a JavaScript-based application to automate using Selenium WebDriver. Can I automate a Javascript based application using Java with Selenium WebDriver OR do I have to use protractor (...
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Reusing test code and test files organization in Testcafe

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to organize my test code, i.e. test cases, into suites and runs. On the one hand, tests should, by definition, be independent of each other, that's why I, ...
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Odd behavior noticed during UI tests with Selenium

I want to ask you about the odd behavior I noticed when running multiple tests, using Visual studio, Selenium web-driver and Chrome browser. I have all the tests written as follows: sign in to the ...
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AutomationElement of PropertyGrid item doesn't return ValuePattern while being set empty value

There is a WinForms application, the application is supposed to be covered by automated tests. I'm struggling with setting value to items of a PropertyGrid. I've successfully found an ...
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Looking for a java library automate third party Java-Swing application without access to the source code

I'm looking to automate a third party java swing application that my company uses. I don't have access to it's source code so a lot of the swing testing libraries like Assert-J won't work. I'd like to ...
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Having trouble automating Android testing with Appium

I'm trying to automate Android testing using Appium. What I want to do is like: My Test Suite: Test case 1: Starting from Activity A Do something Test case 2: Starting from Activity A Do something ...
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Trying to highlight elements on a page one by one using Selenium

I'm trying to highlight all the elements of a page, using Selenium to inject some JavaScript and CSS. However when I run my test i'm only getting back errors complaining that it can't find the ...
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Tool to track the testing pyramid state

Is there any tool for tracking testing pyramid state which visualises each stage of pyramid and where I can track disproportions of that? p.s. I did a quick search and as I can see there are a plenty ...
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How to best prepare for automating e2e tests?

I've started a new career at a company which has not used test automation before and whole and manual QA level is very basic. Before making any e2e tests I'd like to know: What exactly should I have ...
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How to choose AWS instance type

We have desktop application written in Delphi and database SQLServer. We use testcomplete to test each release. now we are going to move those to AWS cloud. How do I select proper instance type? ......
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How to split a variable in Selenium IDE?

I am quite new to Selenium IDE. I want to split an error message and extract the first word of the error message. I have used the following commands as in the image. Following are the results of the ...
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How to scroll horizontally knowing that the required tab has no unique ID (Appium using Java)

What I want to do is scrolling horizontally in a tab that doesn't have a unique ID. I have code how to scroll using id and textmatches like this example: driver.findElement (MobileBy....
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In a Webdriver UI test, do you have to check for the existence of every element you use?

I'm working on my first Selenium/Webdriver tests, and I have a rather basic question. I was thinking of adding a login helper method, since it's going to be a rather basic feature of every test. I ...
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Click getting to lower item (under dropdown) instead of dropdown in Selenium

I m trying to click on the dropdown menu item and i am able to select the dropdown and the menu item but instead of clicking on item the click is going to the element right under it. Before the ...
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Tableau UI automation

Selenium does not recognize webelements of Tableau. Is there any tool which is successful for UI automation of Tableau ?
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from ChromeDriver to WebDriver

I am getting the following Exception: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.Error: Unresolved compilation problems: Type mismatch: cannot convert from ChromeDriver to WebDriver The method get(...
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How to provide more value from test automation to Dev/entire team?

Working primarily as UI test automation engineer, what further steps one should take to be more valuable & useful to the Dev team. How one take automation to a level where it becomes an handy ...
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How should I design test automation project by including UI testing, DB testing and API testing components?

We are planning on revamp for an old system. Also previously we haven't done any test automation tasks too. So my plan is to start the automation project earlier for the existing system and give a ...
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Which approach should be applied when automating stories? What are the approaches or methodologies for it?

Here is what approach means to me while automating any story Normal approach should we automate only functional flow not caring about the UI things like font of text, font type of text, color of ...
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UI automation to automate logging in to remote machine

I am trying to automate typing Win + R, and entering mstsc. This should open a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) window. In the RDP window, I have to enter a host name. All these should be done using UI ...
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Automation tool for Angularjs and HTML5 desktop application in Electron

we have a desktop application that is developed using Angular js and HTML5 over atom framework (Electron). I have used UFT 12.53 and Test complete 12.31 and unable to identify object properties. These ...
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How can we automate the fields if there are multiple data components are present on UI and we need find inside elements

I am new to selenium. following are some info. Can someone guide me to create xpath and this is the approach we are using to maintain the UI elements unique, so for this code, will selenium help to ...
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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 radiio 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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Is it a good/industry practice to create both UI and API testing projects in one project?

I'm planning on creating a project to begin test automation for software. For this task, I'm considering the following things: UI level testing (with Page Object Model) API testing ...
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Unable to run protractor script

I'm not able to run my protractor tests. Getting the below error: grunt cltest Running "protractor:singlerun" (protractor) task (node:26770) [DEP0022] DeprecationWarning: os.tmpDir() is deprecated. ...
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Need Some Help in implementing a logic for automating a web element using Selenium

Here is the html I am working on, the concept is to loop through the table and fetch all the td values. And based on the first td value, fetch the second td with tag strong inside the td tag e.g: I ...
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How to fetch the text values from the dd tag using selenium

I am automating one Project in my organization and came across one issue. I am very new to automation and selenium. Issue that i am facing: not able to capture the text inside the dd tag in the html ...
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Unable to launch uiautomatorviewer in mac os high sierra

While clicking on UI-automatorviewer I'm getting below error: /Users/XXXX/Library/Android/sdk/tools/bin/uiautomatorviewer ; exit; -Djava.ext.dirs=/Users/bigdaddy/Library/Android/sdk/tools/lib/x86_64:/...
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Automation Testing Tool Options for Desktop Applications

I'm in the process of researching solutions for desk application testing for a product my company developed. There's no API, so I'm looking for other software solutions. I didn't see any recent ...
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Test strategy to bring automated tests from UI to lower(API/Unit) layers?

Background/Problem Statement: Recently I came across a project team, which is having thousands of UI automated tests covering all kind of manual tests including positive, negative etc., and obviously ...
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Is it possible to use Microsoft UIA to automate sites designed in Angular?

I am trying to automate UI for a site designed in Angular and when I inspect the browser (Chrome) with UISpy.exe, I find that certain controls do not exist in the tree at all, even though I can see ...
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What Python tool support automation of Sciter based desktop application

I have been using pywinauto for automation of desktop application. This tool was fine until we started using Sciter (see https://sciter.com for more info) on some screens. Pywinauto supports Win32 API,...
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Is it possible to call one custom keyword function from another Custom keywords from katalon Automation Tool?

I am trying to call method from one custom keywords to another Custom keywords functions But I am getting below error, 05-30-2018 02:59:02 PM - [START] - Start action : ...
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How do you initially script/debug the long automated end to end UI tests?

Background: In the long end to end UI automated tests, one needs to execute multiple times during initial scripting/debugging and later for maintenance/fixing which takes a lot of time as a test might ...
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How do I switch reporting from allure reports to extent reports in an existing automation framework?

I have been handed an existing framework that uses allure reports for reporting purposes. I am not really liking allure reports for primarily a couple of reasons: It displays the results only after ...
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Windows automation testing to check whether the scores are matching or not

Currently, I'm working in windows based application. I want to do automation testing for my windows application. I start with sikuli tool, but it is just comparing the images. My application is a ...
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Automated UI Testing Tools for UWP Win10 Touchscreen Tablet Mobile Apps

What are some tools for Automated UI Testing of a UWP Windows 10 Touchscreen Tablet App? I would prefer a tool that allows emulation, records steps, writes the code, outputs errors in notepad, and ...
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What are the common ways of testing the UI of a project while being Agile

I'm working at a startup company and feel like they get into a deadlock by testing UI in wrong ways. They are creating a brand new project from scratch with a new UI and this is how they perform ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

I'm new to testing. So let me know if I'm asking the question in a wrong way. I'm just curious about Web service and web automation testing. Example : If there is a web service for calculating ...