Questions tagged [uiautomation]

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Tools to validate size, styling, fonts style and color of web elements

I am looking for a tool to suggest my clients test the web elements size, styling, font size, and colors.
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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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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 a separate browser, i.e open new browser run test run test close browser and so on but I'm unable to figure ...
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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 radio 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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Exception while executing UIA test cases

Having nearly 300 automated UI test cases designed using UIA and MS test for a WPF application, ever since I migrated to Windows 10 machine, all the automated test cases are throwing an exception: ...
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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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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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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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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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What to ask programmers before automating with Selenium

What points should I discuss with frontend programmers when preparing a product on which, as a tester, I will use Selenium to automate? I am referring to things like no dynamic ids for elements etc. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Specflow CodedUI Generator Plugin not generating feature files

Okay. So here is where I am at. I am using Specflow 2.2.0 to pair automated unit testing with our CodedUI testing effort. I am developing a plugin to add the CodedUI Test attribute to the Specflow ...
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Error: Unable to find window while the window is already displayed in LDTP

I'm using LDTP to write a GUI test case script in python. I'm running the script in a virtual machine by nosetests. And I get a block with the error of unable to find window X, while window X is ...
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Tools for automating UI testing for web

Recently I got a task to find a tool that can be used to test web UI. I found Selenium IDE and also used to it. But the problem is that I have to test on Chrome and IE as well. I tried Selenium ...
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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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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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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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Appium: How to find installed app's package name and its main Activity in Appium?

For mobile application automation I am using appium and in that following things are mandatory: WebDriver wd; File app=new File("Path\\to\\WhatsApp.apk"); DesiredCapabilities dc=new ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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?