[Webtest] xpath

Marc Guillemot Marc Guillemot <mguillemot@yahoo.fr>
Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:34:39 +0200


your first XPath doesn't select a select field and the second one seems
invalid to me. Try in you browser to find the right XPath expression
allowing to select your select/option.

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Janet Gregory wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm new to
> webtest and to ajax, and am trying to figure out how to select a row in
> a table. The xpath that xpathchecker gives to me looks like this, and
> points to a single instance of Quality Assurance.
> "     id('
> userAvailableRolesTable')/tbody/tr[5]/td[2] "
> Can anyone tell me how to turn that statement into a
> webtest select. I feel like I'm doing a bit of trial and error here, and
> this is one of my "trials". If someone can shortcut my learnings, I
> would appreciate it... or point me to a nice library that shows me how
> to translate into webtest speak.
>  "<
> setSelectField 
> xpath="//select[@id=['userAvailableRolesTable']/tbody/tr[5]/td[2]"
> value="Quality Assurance" /> "
> thx,
> Janet