Tuesday, 29 October 2013

How to enter the data in web edit box in selenium webdriver in java?

We can enter the data in editbox or input box in a webpage by using sendKeys method.

WebElement e = driver.findElement(By.id("mainb"));

Above code will enter hello in the edit box / text box having id - mainb

Complete Example to enter data in editbox using Selenium Webdriver in Java

Below example shows how we can enter the data in edit box in selenium webdriver in Java.

//import the required packages and classes.

import java.io.File;
import java.util.NoSuchElementException;
import java.util.Set;
import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit;

import org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils;
import org.openqa.selenium.By;
import org.openqa.selenium.JavascriptExecutor;
import org.openqa.selenium.Keys;
import org.openqa.selenium.OutputType;
import org.openqa.selenium.TakesScreenshot;
import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;
import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement;
import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver;
import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver;
import org.openqa.selenium.interactions.Action;
import org.openqa.selenium.interactions.Actions;
import org.openqa.selenium.support.ui.ExpectedConditions;
import org.openqa.selenium.support.ui.WebDriverWait;

//import com.sun.jna.platform.FileUtils;

public class OpenGoogle {
public static void main(String [] arg) 

//set the path of the chrome driver exe file

System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", "C:\\Selenuim\\chromedriver2.8.exe");

//create the new instance of the chrome browser
WebDriver driver =  new ChromeDriver();


//set the implicit and page load time outs  

driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(5, TimeUnit.SECONDS);

//navigate to given url

//Maximize the browser window

//identify the edit box element using id
WebElement e = driver.findElement(By.id("myid"));

//enter value in the editbox



catch(Exception e){
 System.out.println("Exception - > " + e.toString());
} //main function ends
}//class ends
Above code will enter hello in the edit box whose id attribute value is - myid

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  1. Please write the full scipt drom creation of WebDriver Object

    1. http://spicy-articles-by-sagar-salunke.blogspot.in/2013/09/how-to-automate-test-cases-using.html


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