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

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert checked’ command to check whether the radio button 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 radio button is in the selected state.

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

assert checked radio Selenium IDE - demo

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert checked’ command to check whether the radio button 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 XPath locating strategy xpath=//input[@value=’Bicycle’]  into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy xpath=//input[@value=’Bicycle’] is for locating the radio button option on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert checked radio Selenium IDE - type

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

assert checked radio 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 as the located radio button is in the selected state.

assert checked radio Selenium IDE - executed

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

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

assert checked radio 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 XPath locating strategy xpath=//input[@value=’Bike’] into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy xpath=//input[@value=’Bike’] is for locating the radio option on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert checked radio 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 as the radio button is in the non-selected state.

assert checked radio Selenium IDE - executed fail

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

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

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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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