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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘choose cancel on next confirmation’ command for canceling the confirmation dialog

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘choose cancel on next confirmation’ command for canceling the confirmation dialog

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

choose cancel on next confirmation is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of choose cancel on next confirmation command in Selenium IDE, is to plan for cancelling the confirmation dialog before it is displayed. i.e. Once the confirmation dialog is displayed on the page, it will be cancelled.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate choose cancel on next confirmation command in Selenium IDE  choosing to cancel the confirmation dialog before it is displayed on the page

cconc Selenium IDE - demo

Note: As shown in the above screenshot, the confirmation dialog has ‘OK’ and ‘Cancel’ buttons.

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘choose cancel on next confirmation’ command for cancelling the confirmation dialog

Follow the below steps for practising choose cancel on next confirmation 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 ‘click’ to the Command box field, enter the id locating strategy id=confirm into the Target box field as shown below:

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

We are doing this to click on the ‘GetConfirmation’ button, which ultimately displays the confirmation dialog.

cconc Selenium IDE - type

4) Right-click on the above step and select ‘Insert new command’ option as shown below:

cconc Selenium IDE - insert

5) Select the inserted row, enter the command choose cancel on next confirmation into the Command field as shown below:

cconc Selenium IDE - cconc

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

coonc Selenium IDE - executed two

We have checked that the required confirmation dialog is displayed and got cancelled.

Note: We won’t be able to see it visually, but the confirmation dialog will be cancelled.

Here concludes the practical demonstration of choose cancel on next confirmation 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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