[rspec-users] Webrat - Fill in text field by id

Yi hayafirst at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 15:50:58 EST 2009


Could you just try it?

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Steve Molitor <stevemolitor at gmail.com>wrote:

> Well I'm reading the 0.4.2 webrat rdoc for fill_in, at it says:
> "field can be either the value of a name attribute (i.e. user[email]) or
> the text inside a <label>element that points at the <input> field."
>
> Does it also try the id?
>
> Steve
>
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 11:03 AM, James Byrne <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>
>> Steve Molitor wrote:
>> > Is there a way to locate and 'fill in' a text field (or check a check
>> > box,
>> > select an option, etc.) by id?  It seems that the fill_in method takes
>> > either the text of the label pointing to the field or the field name.
>> > The
>> > are cases when writing cucumber steps when using the HTML id of the
>> > input
>> > element would be easier, especially when a page has multiple forms with
>> > the
>> > same labels and input names.
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Steve
>>
>>
>> Yes, just provide the text of the id selector, do not add anything else.
>>
>> So, for an id="test_this_id" on a button you can write in your
>> test/definition:
>>
>> click_button("test-this_id")
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