[rspec-users] matcher to see if radio button is selected at page load

Zach Dennis zach.dennis at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 00:52:59 EST 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:16 PM, Pau Cor <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Hi. I'm trying to write a matcher to make sure a radio button is
> selected when the page loads.
> I got this at the moment:
> When /^I leave "(.*)" selected$/ do |label|
>  field = field_labeled label
>  unless field.instance_variable_get("@element")['checked'] &&
> field.instance_variable_get("@element")['checked'] == "checked"
>    raise "Expected radio button with label #{label} to be checked, but
> it wasn't"
>  end
> end
> But I'm kind of assuming that there is a reason that @element isn't
> accessible. Is there a better way to do this?

Have you tried using a CSS3 selector with something like have_tag ?

"your[button]", "foo")

Zach Dennis

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