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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert editable’ command to check whether the target field is editable

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert editable’ command to check whether the target field is editable

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

assert editable is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of assert editable command in Selenium IDE, is to check whether the given field is in an editable state.

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

assert editable Selenium IDE - demo

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert editable’ command to check whether the target field is editable

Follow the below steps for practicing assert editable 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 editable’ to the Command box field, enter the name locating strategy name=q into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy name=q is for locating the text field on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert editable Selenium IDE - type

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

assert editable Selenium IDE - run

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

assert editable Selenium IDE - execute

We have checked that the required text field is in the editable state (i.e. You can write text into it). If the required field is not in an editable state, then you will get a failure message.

6) Now let’s find it out with the below text field which is not in the editable state.

assert editable Selenium IDE - demo fail

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

Note: The locating strategy id=rotb is for locating the text field which is in the non-editable state on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert editable Selenium IDE - type fail

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

assert editable Selenium IDE - execute fail

Here concludes the practical demonstration of assert editable 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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