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New Selenium IDE – Using ‘webdriver answer on visible prompt’ command for answering the prompt

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘webdriver answer on visible prompt’ command for answering the prompt

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

webdriver answer on visible prompt is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of webdriver answer on visible prompt command in Selenium IDE, is to enter the answer into the prompt when the prompt is actually displayed.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate answer on next prompt command in Selenium IDE  for answering the prompt when the prompt is displayed:

answer on next prompt Selenium IDE - demo

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

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using ‘webdriver answer on visible prompt’ command for answering the prompt

Follow the below steps for practicing webdriver answer on visible prompt 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=prompt into the Target box field as shown below:

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

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

assert prompt Selenium IDE - type

4) Select the third row in Selenium IDE Script Editor box, and enter the command ‘webdriver answer on visible prompt’ to the Command box field and enter the answer text “Arun Motoori into the Target box field as shown below:

waovp Selenium IDE - type

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

waovp Selenium IDE - executed

We have checked that the required prompt dialog with the text ‘What is your name?’ is displayed and the given answer ‘Arun Motoori’ will be entered into the prompt dialog.

Note: We won’t be able to see it visually, but the given answer will be entered into the prompt.

Here concludes the practical demonstration of webdriver answer on visible prompt 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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