Modern technologies allow to drag&drop files into a browser window to upload them to a server. Such a feature works for example in Chrome browser in Google Drive and Photo applications. In this howto post we'll show how to automate drag&drop of files from Windows Explorer to Google Drive opened in Chrome.
By default, when you want to use Rapise to record and playback web tests using either Chrome or Firefox, you simply go to the appropriate web browser "store" and install the extension directly from the store. However sometimes you are testing web applications on a machine with no Internet Connectivity.
When you are testing a web application against different environments, it can be useful disable to default browser auto-updating policies so that you have a stable testing environment. This articles describes how to disable the auto-updating policies of Google Chrome and Firefox.
Normally you can install the add-ons for Chrome and Firefox directly from the browser's app store (just search for Rapise). This is the easiest option, and avoids the need to run the browsers in developer mode.
You may find that SpiraTest, SpiraTeam, SpiraPlan reports sometimes don't open on Google Chrome, but instead try and download instead, which can be annoying. This article explains the setting you need to change in Chrome to fix it.
With a recent update to Google Chrome (v76), Chrome had the CSS engine was modified which would make the sidebar navigation folder tree to become unusable. This issue was resolved by Google with the release of Chrome 77
When you try and connect to the 64-bit version of the Google Chrome web browser using Rapise 4.0 (or earlier) you may get the error 'Connection to Chrome Failed!'. This issue has been fixed in the Rapise 4.1 release, but for those customers using Rapise 4.0 or earlier, this article provides two solutions.
When you run a test with Selenium - Chrome profile the browser is launched with a warning message below the address bar. It can be disabled.
In Mobile Spy of Rapise when switching from NATIVE_APP to WEBVIEW context you may see an error message:
Chrome version must be >= 55.0.2883.0
From this article you will learn how to fix this.
When writing a web test in Rapise you will often want to run the same test script in all three web browsers (IE, Firefox and Chrome). You will want to be able to choose the Test Script from within Rapise when debugging the test and then from a Test Set in SpiraTest when you move the test into production. This article explains the process.
Appium requires certain version of Chrome to work with. Even Android 7.0 is shipped with Chrome 51 and this is too old version. From this article you will learn how to upgrade Chrome on your Android emulator.
Headless Chrome on Windows is introduced in version 60 . Learn how to configure Rapise to run cross-browser tests using non-GUI mode of Chrome. It works same way as with PhantomJS.
Rapise can be extended with DOM libraries to add support for custom UI controls used in modern web applications. Many of such applications work in Chrome browser. So there may be a need to debug Rapise code embedded into Chrome via Rapise Extension for Chrome. Most powerful and easy way to do this is to add VS Code into the equation. From this article you will learn how to tie Rapise, Chrome and VS Code together.
When attempting to drag and drop items to rearrange list pages, it does not work.