Is it possible to validate HTML alt tag?

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QATest879
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Is it possible to validate HTML alt tag?

Post by QATest879 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:10 pm

Is it possible to access with Ranorex: The text description when you hover over an image or web element?
For example if you move your cursor over the green "Post Reply" button on the Ranorex forums there is a textbox that says, "Post a reply" is it possible to put this alt tag into the Ranorex repository somehow?
Such as HTML alt tags?

Thank you.

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Re: Is it possible to validate HTML alt tag?

Post by QATest879 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:13 pm

This is an example. Could "Post a reply" be its own repository item?

And if it can't be a repository item, can I at least validate it by using it as an attribute of the button instead?
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Re: Is it possible to validate HTML alt tag?

Post by odklizec » Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:51 pm

Hi,

I think that this kind of "tooltip" cannot be directly recorded or tracked with Ranorex. Ranorex does support tooltip validation, but from my experience, it works only with some desktop apps, not HTLM pages.

Also, the tooltip text is not always stored in "Alt" tag. For example the "Post Reply" button uses "Title" attribute instead. So what you can do is to store "Post Reply" element to repo and simply validate its Title attribute. Or an equivalent attribute, which stores the "tooltip" text.
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