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waitForVisible

Wait for an element (selected by css selector) for the provided amount of milliseconds to be (in)visible. If multiple elements get queryied by given selector, it returns true (or false if reverse flag is set) if at least one element is visible.

Usage

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browser.waitForVisible(selector[,ms][,reverse]);

Parameters

Param Type Details
selector String element to wait for
ms
optional
Number time in ms (default: 500)
reverse
optional
Boolean if true it waits for the opposite (default: false)

Example

index.html
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<div id="elem" style="visibility: hidden;">Hello World!</div>
<script type="text/javascript">
setTimeout(function () {
document.getElementById('elem').style.visibility = 'visible';
}, 2000);
</script>
waitForVisibleExample.js
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it('should detect when element is visible', function () {
browser.waitForVisible('#elem', 3000);
// same as
elem = $('#elem');
elem.waitForVisible(3000)
});

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