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madnan
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email submissions validation

Post by madnan » Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:55 pm

hi, i am currently creating test scripts for my program where emails are sent to user/administrator inbox on form submission. I need to know how to i validate those email submissions in my outlook/gmail inbox?

scenario:
validate and enter all the relevant details in a form, now click submit. I am taken to confirmation page, validate the confirmation page. I recieve an email in my outlook inbox (how do i validate that)

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Re: email submissions validation

Post by odklizec » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:15 am

Hi,

Depending of the email client you are using, you should open the client, refresh the inbox periodically (in a loop with timeout) and check for the appearance of email you are looking for (e.g. using subject string). At least this is something I would do in similar case ;) Another approach could be wait/check for the appearance of incoming email notification? But I think the first approach is much more reliable. However, the first approach will definitely require some coding, while the other one might not require even a single line of code. On a second thought, the first approach might not require coding as well? If the inbox is refreshed automatically, simple WaitForExists, with reasonable timeout, should do the job as well?
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