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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘answer on next prompt’ command for answering text in the prompt

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘answer on next prompt’ command for answering text in the prompt

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

answer on next prompt is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of answer on next prompt command in Selenium IDE, is for providing the answer to be entered into the prompt before the prompt is displayed.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate answer on next prompt command in Selenium IDE  for providing the answer to be entered into the prompt before the prompt is displayed.

answer on next prompt Selenium IDE - demo

Note: As shown in the above screenshot, the prompt dialog has ‘Text Field’, ‘OK’ and ‘Cancel’ buttons.

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘answer on next prompt’ command for answering text in the prompt

Follow the below steps for practicing answer on next prompt 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, enter the id locating strategy id=prompt into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy id=prompt is for locating the ‘GetPrompt’ button on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

We are doing this to click on the ‘GetPrompt’ button, which ultimately displays the prompt dialog.

assert prompt Selenium IDE - type

4) Right-click on the above step and select ‘Insert new command’ option as shown below:

answer on next prompt Selenium IDE - insert new command

5) Select the inserted row, enter the command answer on next prompt into the Command field and the answer text to be entered say ‘Arun Motoori‘ into the Target field as shown below:

answer on next prompt Selenium IDE - type one

6) Click on ‘Run current test’ option and observe that the execution got passed:

answer on next prompt Selenium IDE - execution

We have checked that the required prompt dialog with the text ‘What is your name?’ is displayed and the given answer ‘Arun Motoori’ will be entered into the prompt dialog when dispayed.

Note: We won’t be able to see it visually, but the given answer will be entered into the prompt.

Here concludes the practical demonstration of answer on next prompt command in Selenium IDE.

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

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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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