[Webtest] Undesired behaviour after canceling a confirm dialog

Marc Guillemot Marc Guillemot <mguillemot@yahoo.fr>
Thu, 24 Jul 2008 09:55:33 +0200


Hi,

strange, this shouldn't cause any problem. Which WebTest version do you use?

Cheers,
Marc.
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Kai Mütz wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am new to webtest thus I am not sure if this problem is due to my
> ignorance. There is a simple link with confrirmation on click event:
> 
> <a href="{removeItem?id=123456" onclick="return confirm('Are you sure you
> want to remove this document?');">
> <img src="images/clear.gif" alt="Remove item" border="0"/>
> </a>
> 
> I am testing the cancel button like this:
> 
> <expectDialog dialogType="confirm" response="false"
> saveProperty="confirmItemRemoval" />
> <clickLink xpath="//td[a/text() = '${item}']/following-sibling::td[5]/a"/>
> <verifyProperty name="confirmItemRemoval" text="Are you sure you want to
> remove this document?"/>
> <verifyNoDialogs description="Check all dialogs were used" />
> <verifyText text="${item}"/>
> 
> The problem is that the link will be invoked and the item removed though the
> confirmation is canceld.
> 
> The log file says:
> 
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,096 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.steps.Step: >>>> Start Step:
> clickLink (7/10)
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,096 DEBUG
> com.canoo.webtest.steps.request.AbstractIdOrLabelTarget: Looking for html
> element with xpath: //td[a/text() = 'Test Item']/following-sibling::td[5]/a
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,096 DEBUG
> com.canoo.webtest.steps.request.AbstractIdOrLabelTarget: XPath evaluates to:
> HtmlAnchor[<a onclick="return confirm(&apos;Are you sure you want to remove
> this document?&apos;);" href="/removeItem?id=1216803945367">]
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,096 DEBUG com.canoo.webtest.steps.request.ClickLink:
> Clicking on link with href: /removeItem?id=1216803945367
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,637 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.engine.WebClientContext:
> Content of window changed to http://localhost:8080/folder/global (text/html)
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,637 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.engine.WebClientContext:
> Content of current window changed, it will become current response
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,637 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.engine.WebClientContext:
> Current form set to none
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,637 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.engine.WebClientContext:
> Current response now: http://localhost:8080/folder/global
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,647 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.steps.Step: >>>> Start Step:
> verifyProperty (8/10)
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,657 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.steps.Step: >>>> Start Step:
> verifyNoDialogs "Check all dialogs were used" (9/10)
> 2008-07-23 11:44:08,657 INFO  com.canoo.webtest.steps.Step: >>>> Start Step:
> verifyText (10/10)
> 
> Steo 10 fails with:
> Step[verifyText (10/10)]: Text not found in page. Expected <Test Item>
> 
> 
> Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug? In other similar situations
> this works.
> 
> Regrads, kai
> 
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