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PDF Step pdfVerifyText


This step verifies the existence of the specified text in the PDF document.


Required? yes
The text expected in the PDF document.
Required? no
The description of this test step.
Required? no
The numeric value of the end page to restrict the verification to.
Required? no
Specifies whether the text represents a regular expression.
Required? no
The numeric value of the start page to restrict the verification to.


<webtest name="pdftest - verify document text">
  <config .../>
    <invoke .../>
    <pdfVerifyText description="Document text"
      text="The user .* has been added to the list."


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