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Questions tagged [uiautomation]

Tag for general questions about automation related to testing performed by interacting with the software via the graphical user interface.

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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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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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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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Is it possible to automate tests on an embedded WebKit browser on Mac OS X?

Is it possible to automate the tests on a WebKit/WebView browser that is embedded in a Mac OS X desktop application, preferably using Selenium or some Mac-based tool like AppleScript or ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Make code to wait before executing click() command

I have a Java code that populates all the text fields automatically. Before executing click() command for Submit button, I need to enter the Captcha manually. So I would like to make the code to wait ...
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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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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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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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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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How to apply POM to single window application using CodedUI

How can one apply Window Object Model to a WPF application (or POM for web application) that actually doesn't contain different windows? Actually, I'm working on automating WPF application using ...
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When and where does Intern.js opens browser and how to open a new browser by using intern script

I'm trying my hands at intern.js to automate my UI test. And I want to some test to run on separate browser ,i.e open new browser run test run test close browser and so on but I'm unable to ...
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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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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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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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Sikuli Integrator C# - How to change the dircetory of SikuliOutputLog.txt?

I'm new with Sikuli Integrator in C# using Microsoft Visual Studio. May I kindly know how to change the directory of the SikuliOutputLog.txt?
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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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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 we can verify whether webpage is refreshed or not?

Suppose a webpage has a functionality, it refreshes the whole webpage after a fixed time interval and nothing changes on the webpage. How we can test this with automation?
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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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Alternative to Ranorex that integrates in Visual Studio

Ranorex has its own IDE, Ranorex Studio. It seems that Ranorex does not integrate into Visual Studio very well. The only available Ranorex blog entry describes the bare minimum of compiling a Ranorex ...
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Bugs keep reappearing in our GUI software during development. How should this be addressed?

We have a software product has a lot of usability features, and we're constantly changing it. We have issues with things like persisting scroll position which seem to get fixed, but then are broken ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Coded UI not able to recognize menu items

I am using Coded UI for creating functional tests of a WPF application. That application is having a main menu which user needs to click in order to navigate to different screens. Issue is: If I ...
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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 '...