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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert selected value’ command for checking the selected dropdown option

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert selected value’ command for checking the selected dropdown option

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

assert selected value is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of assert selected value command in Selenium IDE, is to check whether the given option is selected in the dropdown field.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate assert selected value command in Selenium IDE  to check whether the given option is selected in the dropdown filed as shown below:

Note: We use the value attribute value of the given option as shown below to check whether the said option is selected in dropdown field.

assert selected value - demo

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert selected value’ command for checking the selected dropdown option

Follow the below steps for practicing assert selected value 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 selected value’ to the Command box field, enter the id locating strategy id=drop1 into the Target box field, and enter ‘abc‘ text into the Value field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy id=drop1 is for locating the dropdown field on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

abc‘ text is the value attribute value of the default selected option ‘Older Newsletters’ in the dropdown field.

assert selected value - type

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

assert selected value - executed

We have checked that the option having the given attribute value is selected in the dropdown field.

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

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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