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Questions tagged [automation]

Automation is the process of having a computer do a repetitive task or a task that requires great precision or multiple steps, without requiring human intervention.

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How to automate shadow DOM elements using selenium?

I am using java selenium project for web page automation. The web page contains lots of multi-level shadow-root DOM elements that I am not able to interact with using selenium findElement method. I ...
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How to Create multiple pivot in one excel sheet from different columns

I m new to VBA code and in work i need automation on my excel file that have different benefit codes and tier counts for this i have to create multiple pivots for different benefit codes.enter image ...
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Selenium webdriver files (Python) seem to be missing [duplicate]

I'm new to python programming so bear with me! I've recently downloaded Python 3.7.3 along with using pip to successfully install a number of add-on modules (including Numpy, Scipy, Matplotlib, ...
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How to fix 'in bash after checking with if condition else statements also getting executed'?

I am taking URLs from a file, for them to use curl to download images, after making a change in the URL URL=${URL%$'\r'}, I am running loop to read every line, taking input in variable and classifying ...
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How can I have my script running in the background continuously? [duplicate]

I have the following powershell script that sends an email whenever a new file is created/copied to a specific folder. the only problem that I am facing is that whenever I close the powershell window, ...
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Use all of the requests to answer available at once on a question on Quora from the Google Chrome browser console

I often have to click 25 times on the blue button with a plus next to the suggested profiles that might answer the question I'm interested in on Quora. It's boring. What should I put in the google ...
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How to securely set up continuous delivery?

Setup: Private master repo and every developer has their own private fork. Currently using CircleCI, but we'd be happy to switch to satisfy requirements Branches on master repo are protected with ...
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Fake a TTY on Windows

Problem My team would like to automate the process of logging people out of an application (IBM FileNet) using the security utility provided - sec_tool. Most sec_tool commands can simply be piped in, ...
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Running .command file on startup as login items or plist prompting user input to run

I have a .command file that I want to run on startup. However, it occasionally does not run but instead prompts the user to press enter before it executes (image below). I have tried setting the ....
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Video Converter that support GPU acceleration and command line

Is there any paid/licensed video converter that support GPU acceleration and command line features? I need the command line for automation purpose and GPU acceleration to convert the video in 4K in ...
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Is it possible to use two objects: Force and Multiple in Cypress Test?

I am using cypress test to check all the buttons in the page whether they can be clicked or not. I have used this line of code: cy.get('button').click({ force: true }).should('have.attr', 'href') ...
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How to randomize sleep time? [duplicate]

I am using Thread.sleep(); I want the thread to sleep in between 10000 milliseconds and 50000 milliseconds, but I am not sure on how code this. Can anyone help me out?
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Creating a function in R to subset and calculate differential expression when number of and names of samples are unknown

I am trying to setup a script to calculate differential gene expression (geneX - geneControl). My goal is to set this script up in a way that we do not need to know the number of genes tested or the ...
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Blue Prism JavaScript based Confirm dialog automation

I want to automate textbox where existing functionality is when the value got changed from previous one, webpage shows confirm dialog box. its a javascript based. I am not able to press OK button on ...
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How to handle windows based print popup in UFT while automating SAP?

I am automating SAP using UFT. I have to print invoice documents in bulk by running the script. However UFT does not identify the print popup and gets hanged. The popup is a windows based popup where ...
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Downloading multiple attachments from a mail in outlook using R

How to download multiple attachments (all are CSVs) using R from outlook? My code is just reading the first attachment. I am unable to iterate over all the attachments present in the mail. used ...
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How to give input to multiple tabs at once? [on hold]

guys this is my first question on stackoverflow, hope i will find a good answer. Suppose i have opened more then two tabs in chrome, in which i have opened same website, suppose that website is a ...
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Why is my IE browser getting launched twice with Selenium and Cucumber?

I am writing very basic automation test with Selenium-Cucumber that is launching an IE browser and closing it at the end. The problem is that the browser gets launched twice. The test does not have ...
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Where can I run terraform?

This is mostly a research question as I can't seem to find out where I can run Terraform for my use case. I want to build a web front end which I can enter details for configuration, click a button ...
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How can we use ChromeDriver, IEDriver, GeckoDriver without selenium in python?

I am looking for a way to use web drivers (ChromeDriver, IEDriver, GeckoDriver etc., all together) with my native python app such that, the app will figure out the browser, and choose the driver ...
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Keyboard shortcut to format / indent Jenkin pipeline script

Is there a shortcut key to format / Indenting pipeline script, as in Jetbrains developer tools we use ( Ctrl + alt + L) the code gets indented well? Any advice or plugin for that?
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How Ui Path click activity works for browser?

I am trying to create a click activity just like Uipath, which creates the selectors, and click the element using those selectors. I have created an extension using javascript, which creates the ...
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Bash: One size fits all solution to escaping special characters used for password argument

I'm trying to set a users password from a shell script by passing an argument to the shell script so that the password itself is not embedded within the file, and can be updated and interchanged ...
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How to reduce UI tests in Test pyramid without affecting the quality of UI delivery

We have a big java based desktop application in our company that we are building test cases for. We want to follow test pyramid approach as: 1) We ask devs write a lot of unit tests (but don't ...
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JRuby Rails 5.2 credentials AUTOMATION

I need to be able to install our app via a war file and automatically generate a master key and the credentials.yml.enc file. There SHOULD just be a way to specify the secret and master key and have ...
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How to make a script that press a button scheduled time on a website(like pg down or space)?

I stream on youtube and I have OBS Studio which has a built-in browser. I would like to know what is a suitable code if I want to have a pressed space button in every 20 seconds on that website ...
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Selenium session with chromedriver pauses chrome sync

Every time I use chromedriver to open a chrome instance with Selenium my Google sync is paused. I've tried to login in the selenium chromedriver manually but then when I try to open up a non-...
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New to selenium and python, can't figure out how to call an item from a list

I'm new to using Python and working with Selenium automation testing. I'm trying to grab a list of menu items which only reveal sub-items when hovered over. I've gotten this far with using PyCharm ...
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Top level suite Non-spec failure doesn't fail the Protractor test case

There's an expect in an it block in one of the spec files. It doesn't pass. However, the script continues to execute and doesn't fail. The console shows Top level suite Non-spec failure How is this ...
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Automatically login PC - VB.net

I am trying to make my own automation software to login multiple computers at the same time, I have created a VB.net service that uses the sendkeys function to send keys to the pc, however I cannot ...
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Web / Rest Api to get java dependency metadata

I'm looking for some REST Api that provides metada information about java libraries. My goal is to automate 3rd party dependencies approval process. I need following metadata about java jars: ...
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Is there a way to automate user interaction with an android app?

I want to develop an app which can simulate user interaction on a web site. For example the user types in a username and a password and a text. The app automatically goes on facebook, logs in with the ...
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Rabbit MQ - How can we listen if a file has just been dropped in a LAMP server

I am new to RabbitMQ and expecting suggestion from experts here. I have a lamp based server where a PHP application is running. I have a programming situation like from a third party remote server a ...
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Block cursor movement during automation run

I am writing some Automation tests using Teststack white framework (C#, .net) for my WPF application. I want any cursor movement to be frozen while the tests are running. Is there any way to do that? ...
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Need help me with azure runbooks? [on hold]

I want to schedule a simple task to truncate a table using the Runbook. The database is Azure SQL Database. What type of runbook should I create. How should I code it? Are there any sources to learn ...
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How to compute a turing machine program to subtract x-y,where x and y are natural numbers

I need a program for a turing machine that subtracts x-y that are both natural numbers, starting with q0. How does that work? This is for automata. It needs to start with q0 and qAccept
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What to learn after the very basics? [on hold]

I've read some tutorials on and off over the years. I could say have a very basic understanding of the language (variables, for loops, logic statements and so on) but I haven't figured out (admittedly ...
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How to scroll in android using java appium client?

I am trying to automate a native android app using Appium. I am using the java client for the same. Below are the dependencies that I have included. Since I am using version 7 of the java client, ...
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Can I do a GET request to a page behind a login without logging in

My task was to create an automation script that would login to a website and navigate to a page and download a csv file.I cannot login to this website using a script due to some security measures (the ...
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Python - Can Selenium webdriver be attached to an existing running session in a browser [duplicate]

I want to create a script that will let me login to https://gateway.usps.com/eAdmin/view/signin however all my attempts fail due to three hidden inputs that dynamically change whenever the page is ...
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what is the best approach to testing permissions in a REST application using pytest?

I am trying to automate a REST-based application using pytest and Python 3.7. The application supports 3 different user roles (manager, admin, consumer) and each user has restriction in accessing the ...
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How do I make my instagram bot move through pictures and like each one?

For my first project on automation, I am working on a bot that can go to a hashtag on instagram and like each pictures as it iterates through them. The bot can do what is mentioned above except like ...
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Selecting a drop down value using CSS Selector [duplicate]

Here is my existing code: import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium....
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How To Run “attachedfunction” Attribute While VBA Web Crawling

We're trying to VBA web crawl an internal website, and everything was been going fine, until we go to click on one label in particular. We are able to target the label, and click it without a ...
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Browser option needs to be asked once

I am using POM (Page Object Model) approach on which I am trying to ask user regarding which browser needs to be open and operate for overall all test cases with the given browser option. In this ...
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React Native - home automation from deepsyx, how to run it?

I have the experience with ReactJS and I have built the web app with react. But I have seen the home automation from deepsyx https://github.com/deepsyx/home-automation I have tried to run server in "...
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Unable to launch app on Android 7.1.2 through appium in eclipse

I am getting this error when I run the project : Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.SessionNotCreatedException: Unable to create a new remote session. Please check the server log for more ...
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How to send output of an Eclipse testing code through email using Jenkins. The dynamic output should be inside message body of the email

My code is to find the 'PromotionHistory' data which is not loaded into the database from the source file after the daily batch job is completed. The batch job loads the new data daily. I am able to ...
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How to wait for Content to Update after Sorting using selenium python?

I am trying to scrape Newest google review, by default google reviews opens in Most relevant mode. So after selecting Sort by Newest options, it takes a few seconds to load. Now after selecting ...
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Can someone share how to merge multiple excel files in automation anywhere. I would like to create my own and not use a bot store?

I couldn't find any command which would help get all cells in a excel. Also, I couldn't find any command which would then paste all cells from one excel to another