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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘store text’ command

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘store text’ command

Refer the article New Selenium IDE – Commands (Selenese), for the complete list of Selenium IDE commands and their practical demonstrations.

store text is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of the store text command is to retrieve and store the text between the HTML tags of the located UI element into a variable in Selenium IDE.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate store text command in Selenium IDE to retrieve and store the text between the HTML tags of the located UI element into a variable and then print the value stored in the variable.

store text Selenium IDE - demo

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – store text command

Follow the below steps for practicing store text command in Selenium IDE along with me:

1) Let’s write the below code in Selenium IDE to retrieve and store the text between the HTML tags of the located UI element into a variable and then print the value stored in the variable using the ‘echo’ command.

Note: I have given the id locating strategy id=pah for locating the UI element shown at the beginning of the article.

Command Target Value
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store text id=pah x
echo ${x}

After incorporating the commands in the above table, our Selenium IDE should look like below:

store text Selenium IDE - typing

2) Run the test and observe that the test will be passed and the text between the HTML tags of the located UI element will be stored into a variable and then printed in the ‘Log’ tag as shown below:

store text Selenium IDE - executed

Here concludes the practical demonstration of store text command in Selenium IDE for retrieving and storing the text between the HTML tags of the located UI element into a variable.

In the next article, I will practically demonstrate another Selenium IDE command.

Next Steps:

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Happy Learning 🙂

About Me > Arun Motoori

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Refer the article New Selenium IDE – Commands (Selenese), for the complete list of Selenium IDE commands and their practical demonstrations.

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