Tuesday, 29 October 2013

How to get the value selected in list box in selenium web driver in Java?

Example - Below example demonstrates how we can select the value from the combo box on the web page using selenium webdriver.

//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;

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 element using id  
WebElement e =  driver.findElement(By.id("abc"));
Select comboBox = new Select(e);

//get the value selected in drop down using getAttribute method
value =  comboBox.getFirstSelectedOption().getAttribute("value");

System.out.println("Value selected is " + value );



catch(Exception e){
 System.out.println("Exception - > " + e.toString());
} //main function ends
}//class ends

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What do you think on above selenium topic. Please provide your inputs and comments. Thanks

1 comment:

  1. hi,
    how do i get the same thing , suppose if i have list elements inside div and also those are invisible.


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