Questions tagged [uiautomation]

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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 '...
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Should you add explicit waits for all elements in RobotFramework/Selenium tests or only the ones that fail?

I am learning test automation with Robot framework, using this site for practice: http://automationpractice.com/index.php I know that it is considered a good practice to add waits to make sure the ...
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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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Silverlight web application automation tools? [duplicate]

I am looking to automate our regression test cases for a silverlight application we have and was wondering if anyone has done this and could suggest tools that can be used to do this quickly.
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Manage UI Tests with each branch

Well, we are currently working on three branches: dev, staging, and master My UI tests are running on continued integration pointing only to the dev branch and to the dev application as well. The ...
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Appium - why does XPath not work (at all / as expected)

Consider my below test code for Appium (WinappDriver). As far as I know, these two locators should be equivalent. Yet the second one fails because the element cannot be found. Is there any reason ...
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How to automate tests where the initial conditions vary?

I'm maintaining and testing a web-based timekeeping system written in Java. (It's a small IT shop, so I'm the only person working on it.) Employees use the system to enter the hours they've worked, ...
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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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Possible to Extract out Silktest Keywords

Starting up on a Project again, which in its 1st phase the PM agreed us Testers will be using Silk test(never asked just told) Long story short we were able to automate a large part of the application ...
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CodedUI vs. UI Automation

Does CodedUI uses the Microsoft UI Automation for finding WPF controls and taking any action (like click or adding value to text box)? If not what is the difference between both. The reason why I ...
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Issue with multiple tabs on WPF application using CodedUI

I am working on creating automated test cases for a WPF application using CodedUI. This application contains multiple modules like M1, M2, M3 etc. and I can open these modules from the menu item links....
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How can I diagnose and fix set-top box keypress unreliability with stb-tester?

We're using the stb-tester ONE to test our set-top box (STB). We have noticed that sometimes the STB misses some of the IR signals sent from the transmitter (e.g. after several iterations of the same ...
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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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Where can I find good resources for learning Robotic Process Automation (RPA)? [closed]

I'm looking for tutorials for learning RPA. I did a lot of google search but couldn't find anything thats useful. Please suggest me some useful tutorials or certifications from where I can learn RPA.
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how do perform menu list selection in web application using selenium?

I am trying to select/navigate to a menu item in the provided URL. I tried Actions but It was not working. https://enterprise-demo.orangehrmlive.com/auth/login uid/pwd : admin/admin I wanted to ...
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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 Wait until page is fully loaded with Intern js

I was trying to automate the UI testing of an application with Intern js. But I am having a problem finding the way to wait until the page is fully loaded. After researching for a while, I found ...
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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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How to get Object count UFT

I am working on a web application automation, My application has a list item which is having 10 items under it. When i expand the list item for the second time It's showing count as 20 ( though it has ...
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Appium: How to tap or click at a X/Y co-ordinates

My screen size is (800, 1280) I have determained the screen size using: Dimension size = driver.manage().window().getSize(); Now I want to tab at a given coordinates of the screen so can anyone ...
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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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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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What solutions/tools are available to build a WiFi Test lab and allows to remotely control devices (that have the apps under test) connected via WiFi

Test Requirement: Perform Testing of Apps on Mobile devices (Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows), IETVs, Set Top Boxes connected via Home Wi-Fi networks (multi vendor cable modem hardwares). Problem ...
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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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Suggest some freeware GUI Automation Testing tools for Windows Desktop Applications [duplicate]

Please suggest some tools for automated GUI Testing of Windows Desktop Application. Freeware tools which can compete with Coded UI test projects.
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Automating web app screenshots and inputs [closed]

Good day, I've been working for some time now on a web app and recently my workload has grown tremendously. I have to take presentable (showing correct info and setup) screenshots for our product and ...
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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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How to locate an element which is inside the iframe?

I'm new to automation testing (I'm using TestNG framework and Java language) I'm having trouble in locating an element which is inside iframe. WebElement iframeSwitch= driver.findElement(By.id("...
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Spell check software tool for ERP application and website

Currently am checking the website, In the website I need to check spelling errors and broken links, Is there is any software tool to do this task. Also can able to test spelling error in any product ...
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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 should I set up a test environment before automated tests are run?

Most of our apps work against a set of files (files that have to be analyzed, backed up, converted etc.), so before running an automated test, the system running the application needs to be in a state ...
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Any open source tool for recording android mobile user interaction with playback like selenium IDE for web?

I am looking for a tool to automate a few steps in android mobile on UI level like enable Mobile data/wifi, Download an app from play store, Sign in to google account, Download an apk using mobile ...
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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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How much SQL knowledge do I need to learn Selenium Testing

I have just started learning Selenium. I'd like to know how much knowledge of SQL I should have in order to be able to learn Selenium.
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Object Spy for Chrome Extensions

I need to automate Chrome Extension. But I am trying to avoid tools that use Image recognition of coordinate system. Is there any way to automate or at-least Identify individual Objects on the ...
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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 ...