GXtest UI Commands - Type

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These commands are used to type text inside text box controls. Can be used to type words, numbers, dates, etc..

Type

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Types text in input filed

Parameters

  • ControlName: name of the control to input text
  • Text: the text to type in the field

Example

&driver.Type("clientname", "A Name")

Type

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Types text in input field inside a grid

Parameters

  • ControlName: name of the control to input text
  • Row: control's row number inside the grid
  • Text: the text to type in the field

Example

&driver.Type("clientname", 4, "A Name")

TypeByID

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Types text on an HTML element using the control's ID.

Parameters:

  • ID: the HTML element ID to use.
  • Text: text string to be typed

Example of use

&driver.TypeByID("vVAR1","hello world")

TypeByName

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Types text on an HTML element using its 'name' attribute.

Parameters:

  • Name: the NAME attribute of the control to type on. 
  • Text: text string to be typed

Example of use

&driver.TypeByName("vVAR1", "bye bye")

TypeByCSS

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Types text on an HTML element using a CSS selector.

Parameters:

  • CSS: the CSS selector to the element that you want to type on. 
  • Text: text string to be typed

Example of use

&driver.TypeByCSS("#vVAR1","byebye")

TypeByXPath

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Types text on a certain HTML element using an XPath selector.

Parameters:

  • XPath: the XPath selector to the element that wants to be typed on. 
  • Text: text string to be typed

Example of use

&driver.TypeByXPath("//textarea","Here I want to use a large large string...")