[Wtr-development] Two Types of Dialogs

Jarmo jarmo.p at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 12:26:31 EDT 2010


But why is the custom win32ole needed for these?

Jarmo

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 6:32 PM, Bret Pettichord <bret at pettichord.com> wrote:
> Yes, this is what I meant.
>
> I am proposing to extract the support for
>   http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/Modal+Dialogs
>
> Into a separate gem. Please understand that nearly all the various popups
> can properly be described as modal and as dialogs. Thus the problem of
> terminology.
>
> The best solution i have right now is to call these showModalDialogs, as
> that is the name of the javascript method that creates them.
>
> Bret
>
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Željko Filipin
> <zeljko.filipin at wa-research.ch> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 4:51 AM, Bret Pettichord <bret at pettichord.com>
>> wrote:
>> > 1. showModalDialog = Watir#modal_dialog.
>>
>> All I know about popups is at our Pop Ups wiki page [1]. I do not have to
>> deal with any kind of popups, except file uploads [2]. I guess you are
>> talking about modal dialogs [3].
>>
>> > 2. There are lots of other popups as well, many of which can be handled
>> > by AutoIt.
>>
>> Pop Ups page lists 11 other types of popups.
>>
>> > I wrote the special version of win32ole to support them and recently
>> > suggested we break this code out into a separate gem.
>>
>> I think I understand now. I agree that it is a good idea. It is not good
>> that we are tied to one particular version of Ruby only to support just one
>> feature, that most of the people do not use.
>>
>> Željko
>> --
>> [1] http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/Pop+Ups
>> [2] http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/File+Uploads
>> [3] http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/Modal+Dialogs
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