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Click on disabled button

Post by xianghuai » Tue Jun 16, 2015 10:25 pm

After making a recording, I changed the application by disabling a button that has been clicked on during the recording. When I run the test case again, it should fail when trying to click on the disabled button. However, it went on as the button is still enabled. Why? Thanks.

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Re: Click on disabled button

Post by odklizec » Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:43 pm


Unless you extend button's xpath with @enabled='True', it will try to click it regardless of enabled state. However, adding @enabled='True' to the xpath could make your script to fail in case the button remains disabled.

You will have to use a condition (via code) that Ranorex should click only enabled button. Something like this:
if (repo.yourbutton.Enabled)
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