I want to do mouseover function over a drop down menu. Import the Actions and Action classes. 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. For detailed answer, check here – http: After hovering, the cell’s color becomes transparent. I tried two things:

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Keyboard And Mouse Events Using Selenium Actions Class

Action Class in Selenium Webdriver. Based on this blog post I was able to trigger hovering using the following webdrievr with Selenium 2 Webdriver:. In our case, for mouseover hover functionality we can use the following 3 methods: I tried to click the new options using the xpath.

Karthikeyan 1, 1 17 View detailed test reports with screenshots and videos of the bug in action. I found this question looking for a way to do the same thing for my Javascript tests, using Protractor a javascript frontend to Selenium.

How to MouseOver (Hover) a WebElement using Selenium WebDriver

Ethical Hacking Informatica Jenkins. Does not release the modifier key – subsequent interactions may assume it’s kept pressed.


Moves the mouse from its current position or 0,0 by the given offset. What is Desired Capability? Cant belive this is still an issue First performs a mouseMove to the location of the element. Also, if we want to click a web element after hovering the first element, we can do that by waiting for the element to be clickable, in order to interact with it.

The following are the most commonly used keyboard and mouse events provided webdrivver the Actions class. Excellent just had to add using OpenQA. Click the sub-menu item. In this case, we are going to use the moveToElement method because we are simply going to mouse-over the “Home” link. The second example worked for me as well when adding.

Selenium WebDriver provides multiple options to interact with web elements with the Actions class. Check this example how we could implement this. This code works perfectly well: Performs a key release. Check this site for detailed answer – testautomationguru. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? The given solution might work, depending on the implementation of the page, but apparently your and my mileage varied.


If you insert a ‘perform’ command after the moveToElement, it moves to the element, and the sub-menu item shows for a brief omuse, but that is not a hover.

Keyboard And Mouse Events Using Selenium Actions Class

For menu you wanted, you just need the second method. Helping Hands 3, 4 25 Prasetyo Budi 26 4.

User has already accepted that. Method Description clickAndHold Clicks without releasing at the current mouse location. You should explain what was wrong in the original code, what you did differently, and why your change s worked.

See the example below. The following worked for me: