storeElementIndex based on column content

I wanted to store the element index number (i.e., what number table row it is) of the Fac_No value for the Catonsville Elementary school (i.e, Fac_No=0101) in the table below so that I could further store the address data from the rest of the cells on the same row (a cheap join method ... lol), but didn't know exactly what row that school would appear on since this was a dynamically generated table of data. I was iterating through these values from a previous page of similiar data (where Fac_No was also available) where I stored the FacNo value as ${tempFacNo} ...

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Great Firefox Addons for Selenium Testing

  • AutoAuth 2.1 (Allows me to automatically authorize Windows Authentication on sites)
  • Remember Certificate Exception 4.0 (Allows me to ignore the certificate exceptions and avoid dealing with the pop-up box for them)
  • Firebug (Super helpful testing tool)

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Selenium Automation Element Identification Options

Selenium Automation Element Identification Options

Locating by Identifier:  A generic catch-all approach for when no recognized locator type is used. With this strategy, the first element with the id attribute value matching the location will be used. If no element has a matching id attribute, then the first element with a name attribute matching the location will be used.

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Adding User-Extensions to the Selenium RC server JAR file

I had trouble using the -userExtensions parameter in my RC batch file for including user-extensions. I also had trouble processing the instructions in the selenium documentation (found here: http://www.seleniumhq.org/docs/08_user_extensions.jsp#using-user-extensions-with-selenium-rc).

Instead of all the developer jargon, I simply cracked open the selenium-server-standalone-2.25.0.jar file using WinZip, and followed these instructions:

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