exception found when set text value of text

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exception found when set text value of text

Post by hobli » Mon May 24, 2010 9:06 am

Hi, ranorex team,

I am encountering this problem when I try to set textvalue of a text element in firefox form:

Ranorex.SetAttributeFailedException: Setting attribute 'text' failed on element '{Text:text area title}'

Pls look at the html file attached. I am using the following to code try to change the value of text area:

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Dim temp As ranorex.Text
temp = "/form[@title='tt - Mozilla Firefox']/container/element/container/text[@accessiblename='text area title']"
temp.TextValue = "aa"
additon information: I am using Ranorex 2.3.1

I can not use textareaTag.innerText due to an issue described in other post:
http://www.ranorex.com/forum/inner-text ... t1396.html.

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Re: exception found when set text value of text

Post by Support Team » Tue May 25, 2010 5:01 pm


Please don't use the form of Firefox to automate web elements, always use the DOM document which is provided from Ranorex. As I said in the other postings, the bug fix, which is delivered in Ranorex Service Release, will allow you to automate this controls in Firefox.

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