identify same button in different locations

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skyphoenix
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identify same button in different locations

Post by skyphoenix » Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:06 pm

Hi!
We are testing a web application which uses i.e. a back button. The back button is used on different web bpages of the application and so I have several Xpath for this object.

Currently I would like to combine those two path or use them with an XOR operator in the Xpath if possible. Or do I really have to treat them as several repository items?
I tried to experimented weith the xpath but unfortunately, no luck.
Can this be solved with one Xpath?

one is here:
.//form[#'technical_element_form']/div//tag[@tagname='as-toolbar-block']/div/tag[2]/span/button[@innertext='Back']

the other here:
.//form[#'technical_element_form']/div/?/?/span/?/?/div/tag[2]/span/span[1]/button[@innertext='Back']

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Re: identify same button in different locations

Post by odklizec » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:35 am

Hi,

Have you tried something like this:

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.//form[#'technical_element_form']/div//span/button[@innertext='Back']
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