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New Selenium IDE – click Command

New Selenium IDE – click Command

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

click is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of click command in Selenium IDE, is to click on any UI element in the application.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate click command in Selenium IDE for clicking the below-shown Button on the page:

click Demo

 

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – click command

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

1) Execute the open command in Selenium IDE as explained in the previous article: Selenium IDE – open command

2) Now click on the second row in the Selenium IDE’s Test Script Editor Box as shown below:

type Selenium IDE - click Row

3) While the second row is selected in step 2, enter the Selenium IDE command ‘click’ to the Command box field and enter the XPath locating strategy //button[@class=’dropbtn’] into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy xpath=//button[@class=’dropbtn’] is for locating the ‘Dropdown’ button on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

click Selenium IDE - type

 

4) Click on ‘Run current test’ option as shown below:

click Selenium IDE - play

 

5) Observe that the click command in the Selenium IDE will be executed, the ‘Dropdown’ button on the page will be clicked and the options got displayed to prove that the button got clicked as shown below:

click Selenium IDE - executed

Here concludes the practical demonstration of click command in Selenium IDE.

Apart from using click command for clicking a button, we can also use click command in Selenium IDE for performing the below too:

  1. Selecting a checkbox option using click Command
  2. Selection a radio button option using click Command
  3. Clicking a link using click Command
  4. Clicking inside any text box field using click Command
  5. Clicking inside any text area field using click Command

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

Next Steps:

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  • > Check complete Selenium Tutorial Contents here (Click here)

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Happy Learning 🙂

About Me > Arun Motoori

On a mission to contribute to the Software Testing Community in all possible ways.

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

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