[rspec-users] [cucumber] Multi-line Step Arguments

Matt Wynne matt at mattwynne.net
Thu May 7 16:33:47 EDT 2009


On 7 May 2009, at 21:28, keith shaw wrote:

> Hey All,
>
> I am trying to set up cucumber to use the multiline step argument.   
> I have my test posted here : http://gist.github.com/108328.

You need to use 'Scenario Outline', not 'Scenario' if you're using an  
Examples table. I think that's the problem.

>   I am currently using cucumber version 0.2.3.  When I run the test  
> the browser opens for a split second and I receive the following  
> error :
>
> /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/cucumber/ 
> parser/treetop_ext.rb:42:in `parse_or_fail': test/podPackage.feature: 
> 13:3: Parse error, expected one of "\n", "\r", "\"\"\"", "#",  
> "Given", "When", "Then", "And", "But", "@", "Scenario", "Scenario  
> Outline". (Cucumber::Parser::SyntaxError)
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/parser/treetop_ext.rb:28:in `parse_file'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/parser/treetop_ext.rb:33:in `open'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/parser/treetop_ext.rb:33:in `parse_file'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/cli/main.rb:55:in `load_plain_text_features'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/cli/main.rb:54:in `each'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/cli/main.rb:54:in `load_plain_text_features'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/cli/main.rb:37:in `execute!'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/../lib/ 
> cucumber/cli/main.rb:20:in `execute'
>     from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.2.3/bin/cucumber:6
>     from /usr/bin/cucumber:19:in `load'
>     from /usr/bin/cucumber:19
>
> Do I have my test set up correctly?  Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Keith
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