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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert checked’ command to check whether the checkbox option is selected

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert checked’ command to check whether the checkbox option is selected

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

assert checked is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of assert checked command in Selenium IDE, is to check whether the given checkbox is in selected state.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate assert checked command in Selenium IDE for checking whether the given checkbox option is in the selected state as shown below:

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - demo

 

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert checked’ command to check whether the checkbox option is selected

Follow the below steps for practicing assert checked 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 ‘assert checked’ to the Command box field, enter the id locating strategy id=checkbox1  into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy id=checkbox1 is for locating the checkbox option on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - type

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

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - run

 

5) Observe that the assert checked command in the Selenium IDE will be executed, and the result will be passed as shown below:

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - executed

We have checked that the required checkbox is in the selected state. If the required checkbox is not in a selected state, then you will get a failure message.

6) Now let’s find it out with the below checkbox option which is not in the selected state.

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - demo fail

7) While the second row is selected in step 2, enter the Selenium IDE command ‘assert checked’ to the Command box field, enter the id locating strategy id=checkbox2  into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy id=checkbox2 is for locating the checkbox option on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - type fail

 

8) Click on ‘Run current test’ option and observe that the assert checked command in the Selenium IDE will be executed, and the result will be failed as shown below:

assert checkbox Selenium IDE - executed two

Here concludes the practical demonstration of assert checked command in Selenium IDE.

Note: We can also use assert checked command in a similar manner with the radio button. Read the below article for using assert checked command with a radio button:

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

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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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