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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert text’ command to check the text on the UI element

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert text’ command to check the text on the UI element

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

assert text is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of assert text command in Selenium IDE, is to check the text on the UI element (i.e. The text between the HTML tags of the located UI element)

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate assert text command in Selenium IDE for checking the text on the UI element as shown below:

assert text Selenium IDE - demo

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘assert text’ command to check the text on the UI element

Follow the below steps for practicing assert text 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 text’ to the Command box field, enter the id locating strategy id=but2 into the Target box field and the text ‘Button2’ which should be between the HTML tags of the located UI element as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy id=but2 is for locating the Button2 button on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

assert text Selenium IDE - type

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

assert text Selenium IDE - run

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

assert text Selenium IDE - executed

Here concludes the practical demonstration of assert text 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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