The build method generates a composite action containing all actions so far, ready to be performed and resets the internal builder state, so subsequent calls to build will contain fresh sequences. Helping Hands 3, 4 25 So, it will return many results in your case also. I found this approach less flaky than XPath. Comments How to handle dynamic values in selenium.

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When using Action Chains you have to remember to ‘do it like a user would’.

How to MouseOver (Hover) a WebElement using Selenium WebDriver

This is done by telling Selenium mouseocer element we want to move the mouse to, and then performing what we need to after. Helping Hands 3, 4 25 At that time the second element that you want to find isn’t visible yet because the first one still has to be hovered over.

We then check to see if the additional user information is displayed with. By leveraging Selenium’s Action Builder we can handle more complex user interactions like hovers. How to locate an element which is visible only by mouse hover in selenium webdriver Ask Question.


I think u can use Actions if u are trying to find an element in a tooltip. K Feb 24 ’17 at Actions Class in Selenium WebDriver. Without any contextual informationit is superfluous. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Shadow 2 If you have problems hovering with moveToElementuse this one! With the object of the Actions class, driver moves to the main menu and then to the sub menu and click on it.

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Mark Rowlands 4, 1 20 The hidden element immediately disappears before it can be found resulting in a ElementNotFoundException. I tried two things: He loves to mouseoveer with his wife and cute little kid ‘Freedom’.

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Mouse Hover Actions Using Actions Class In Selenium

Based on this blog post I was able to trigger hovering using the following code with Selenium 2 Webdriver:. Let’s write a webdrivsr that will hover over the first avatar and make sure that this additional information appears. After the mouse over, you can then go on to perform the next action you want on the revealed information. Sign up using Email and Password.


I found this question looking for a way to do the same thing for my Javascript tests, using Protractor a javascript frontend to Selenium.

The Problem If you need to work with mouse hovers in your tests it may not be obvious how to do this with Selenium. An Example Our example application is available here on the-internet.

We try to provide not just ‘fixes’, but help people learn. Click the sub-menu item. If you insert a ‘perform’ command after the moveToElement, it moves to the element, and the sub-menu item shows for a brief period, but that is not a hover.

Comments How to handle dynamic values in selenium. The xpath webdrievr a good idea but if you keep getting an error, try to use a JavascriptExecutor to click on the element.

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