Questions tagged [uiautomation]

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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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WPF / Winappdriver

My task is to automate a WPF app using appium and Winappdriver. Inspect finds the various elements but Winappdriver doesn't. It turns out that someone in another team got a similar task and had no ...
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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 ...
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What to look for in code reviews / pull requests?

Are there any standard set of things that one should look for during Code Reviews / Pull Requests ? Are there also particular ones for automation vs application code and/or for UI automation (using ...
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How to test a UI where application state keeps changing?

Does anyone have some suggestions on dealing with testing functionality at the UI level that changes state? For example, in one application .I am testing there are many different applications in ...
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How to programmaticaly create a print screen in SideeX (Record-Playback Browser Automation)?

In my automated test, I need to read the label of the object displayed on the webpage. Next, I would like to create a print screen and save it using just read string. To solve such issues, I used to ...
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Video / Screen Capture based testing tool?

Does anyone know a good piece of software which software engineers / testers / etc can use to do either (1) manual testing or (2) automated testing? It should have the ability to do a screen capture ...
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What are the tools that we can use to automate, before completion of the development?

I'm kind of new to software automation and I'm doing UI automation by using selenium webdriver. I have heard that there are some tools, that can automate a system before we get the UI of the system ...
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Selenium for angular - How to install and run Selenium for Angular E2E testing?

The question seems to be asked in some other Postings here, but I'am relative new to testing with selenium. I would like to use it for testing an angular app - E2E. I have been reading few postings ...
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How can i write automation code in appium to test facebook login by mobile app? [closed]

I have an Android mobile app. which provides facility to login in this app using Facebook but while automating this page, I'm not able to tap continue button which comes after entering username and ...
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Moving from Selenium to Protractor

I have been using Selenium/Java/Maven for functional automation testing in my project. But since angular is getting a lot of popularity, the development team has started using it for the development ...
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Is there a dancing pony on the screen? (Visual testing)

Motivated by this talk about the accidental unexpected pony dancing on the screen. We currently have a rather rich subset of end-to-end tests for our AngularJS applications. And, we do get a lot of ...
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AngularJS - automate testing of user interaction with front end

I am working on an application that has been written in AngularJS. I only recently joined this company, so was not involved in the design or writing of the application as it currently stands. The ...
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How to test mobile browser link directed from app in Appium?

In a test written in Appium, I have a scenario where clicking on android button redirects to the website. I want to check whether the site URL is valid or not. How is it possible to test the link?
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Is it possible to Automate web application inside Remote Desktop?

We are having a scenario like below: Login to the application from local machine Create scenarios inside remote desktop and the url to open RDP will be available in browser which is opened in local. ...
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How to implement wait using UI Automation

I'm currently creating automated test cases for a WPF application using Microsoft UIAutomation (UIA) framework. I'm able to locate objects/elements using AutomationElement class but sometimes ...
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Issue between UiaComWrapper and UIAutomation AutomationElement

Both UiaComWrapper and UIAutomationTypes contain 'AutomationElement' class and its related properties. UiaComWrapper is added by default for every CodedUI project. How can I change UiaComWrapper '...