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selectByVisibleText

Select option which’s displayed text matches the argument.

Usage

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browser.selectByVisibleText(selector,text);

Parameters

Param Type Details
selector String select element that contains the options
text String text of option element to get selected

Example

example.html
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<select id="selectbox">
<option value="someValue0">uno</option>
<option value="someValue1">dos</option>
<option value="someValue2">tres</option>
<option value="someValue3">cuatro</option>
<option value="someValue4">cinco</option>
<option value="someValue5">seis</option>
</select>
selectByVisibleText.js
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it('demonstrate the selectByVisibleText command', function () {
var selectBox = $('#selectbox');
console.log(selectBox.getText('option:checked')); // returns "uno"
selectBox.selectByVisibleText('cuatro');
console.log(selectBox.getText('option:checked')); // returns "cuatro"
})

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