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Extension Step confirm


Provides the ability to set expectations in relation to user responses to JavaScript Confirm Dialog boxes. Must be nested within the expectDialogs step.


Required? yes
The text value to verify against.
Required? no
The description of this test step.
Required? no, default is 'false'
Specifies whether the text value represents a regular expression.
Required? no, default is true
simulate user response: ignored for alerts; converted to boolean for confirms - "OK" (true) or "Cancel" (false); contains typed text for prompts.
Required? no
The name of the property in which to store the dialog text for later checking with "verifyProperty". Must not be set if text is also set.
Required? no, default is the "defaultPropertyType" as specified in the "config" element is used.
The type of the property in which to store the dialog text for later checking. Either "ant" or "dynamic". Ignored if saveProperty is not set.


Latest build: development
Posted: 19-Jul-2016 17:36

WebTest 3.0 released, featuring upgrades to Java 5, Groovy 1.6, and HtmlUnit 2.4.
The release includes support for maven integration, IDE-integration like for unit tests, capturing of background JavaScript errors, new steps for mouseOver and mouseOut events, better parallel execution of tests and - as usual - lots of handling improvements.
Posted: 5 March 2009

WebTest @ JavaOne
Dierk König presented "Functional testing of web applications: scaling with Java" on Wed May 7, 13:30 at JavaOne 2008 in the Tools and Scripting Languages track.
Posted: 8 May 2008

New WebTest screencast available:
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First WebTest screencast available:
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