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Setup

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How to run tests

TODO...

How to write good tests

TODO...

Useful Behat steps in Mahara

These steps are specific to Mahara and are constantly changing. Behat testing is still new to Mahara and is in the early stages of development.

Where ever it says "Selector" any of these forms of selectors can be used:

  • dialogue
  • block
  • region
  • table_row
  • link
  • button
  • link_or_button
  • select
  • checkbox
  • radio
  • file
  • filemanager
  • optgroup
  • option
  • table
  • field
  • fieldset
  • text
  • css_element
  • xpath_element


Logging In

Logs you in as Admin for testing purpose

  @Given I am logged in as the user "admin" with password "Password1"

Opening/Loading/Closing Pages

Checks, that current page PATH is equal to specified. eg; And I should be on "Profile" would be written as; And I should be on "artefact/internal/index.php"

 @Then I should be on "page path"

Opens user profile.

 @Given I am on user profile

Opens homepage.

 @When I go to the homepage

Opens Mahara homepage.

 @Given I am on homepage


Checks, that current page is the homepage.

 @Then I should be on the homepage
   

Reloads the current page.

 @Given I reload the page

Waits until the page is completely loaded. This step is auto-executed after every step.

 @Given I wait until the page is ready
    

Opens specified page.

 @Given I am on "page

Opens specified page.

 @When I go to "page"

Moves backward one page in history.

 @When I move backward one page

Moves forward one page in history

 @When I move forward one page
   

Checks, that current page response status is equal to specified.

 @Then the response status code should be 404
   
   

Checks, that current page response status is not equal to specified.

 @Then the response status code should not be 404


Switching Frames/Windows

Switches to the specified iframe.

 @Given I switch to "$iframename" iframe


Switches to the main Mahara frame.

 @Given I switch to the main frame


Switches to the specified window. Useful when interacting with popup windows.

 @Given I switch to “windowname” windows


Switches to the main Mahara window. Useful when you finish interacting with popup windows.

@Given I switch to the main window

Actions Requiring Waiting

Waits X seconds. Required after an action that requires data from an AJAX request.

 @Then I wait "$numberofseconds" seconds


Waits until the provided element selector exists in the DOM

 @Given I wait until "$element" "$selector" exists


Waits until the provided element does not exist in the DOM

 @Given I wait until "element_string" "selector_string" does not exist


Click Actions

Click on the specified element inside a table row containing the specified text.

 @Given I click on "element_string" "selector_string" in the "row_text_string" table row


@Given I drag "element_string" "selector1_string" and I drop it in "container_element_string" "selector2_string"


Generic mouse over action. Mouse over a element of the specified type.

 @When I hover "$element" "$selector"
    


Click on the element of the specified type which is located inside the second element.

 @When I click on "$element" "$selector"


Click on the specified element inside a table row containing the specified text.

 @Given I click on "$element" "$selector" in the table row
    

Clicks link with specified id|title|alt|text.

 @When I follow "id|title|alt|text"


Presses button with specified id|name|title|alt|value.

 @When I press "BUTTON_STRING"

Drags and drops the specified element to the specified container. This step does not work in all the browsers, consider it experimental.

 @Given I drag "$element" "$selector" and I drop it in "$containerelement" ”$selector"


Filling in Forms

Fills in form field with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I fill in "field" with "value"


Fills in form field with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I fill in "value" for "field"
   
   

Fills in form fields with provided table.

 @When I fill in the following:
   
  

Selects option in select field with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I select "option" from "select"
   
   

Selects additional option in select field with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I additionally select "option" from "select"
   
  

Checks checkbox with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I check "option"
   
   

Unchecks checkbox with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I uncheck "option"
   

Checks, that form field with specified id|name|label|value has specified value.

 @Then the "field" field should contain "value"
   
   

Checks, that form field with specified id|name|label|value doesn't have specified value.

 @Then the "field" field should not contain "value"
   
   

Checks, that checkbox with specified in|name|label|value is checked.

 @Then the "checkbox" checkbox should be checked
   
  

Checks, that checkbox with specified in|name|label|value is checked.

 @Then the checkbox "checkbox" is|should be checked
   
  

Checks, that checkbox with specified in|name|label|value is unchecked.

 @Then the "checkbox" checkbox should not be checked
   

Checks, that checkbox with specified in|name|label|value is unchecked.

 @Then the checkbox "checkbox" should be unchecked|not be checked
   
   

Checks, that checkbox with specified in|name|label|value is unchecked.

 @Then the checkbox "checkbox" is unchecked|not checked)

Attaches file to field with specified id|name|label|value.

 @When I attach the file "File name" to "field"


Fills a form with field/value data.

 @Given I set the following fields to these values:
   

Sets the specified value to the field.

 @Given I set the field "field_string" to "field_value_string"
   
   
   

Sets the specified value to the field with xpath.

 @Given I set the field with xpath "fieldxpath_string" to "field_value_string"
   
  

Checks, the field matches the value.

 @Then the field "field_string" matches value "field_value_string"

Checks, the field does not match the value.

 @Then the field "field_string" does not match value "field_value_string"
   
   

Checks, the provided field/value matches.

 @Then the following fields match these values:


Checks that the provided field/value pairs don't match.

 @Then the following fields do not match these values:
   

Checks, that given select box contains the specified option.

 @Then the "select_string" select box should contain "option_string"
   
  

Checks, that given select box contains the specified option.

 @Then the "select_string" select box should not contain "option_string"

Checking For Specfic Visible Elements

Checks, that (?P<num>\d+) CSS elements exist on the page

 @Then I should see (?P<num>\d+) "element" elements

Checks, that the specified element is visible. Only available in tests using Javascript.

 @Then I should see the element "element" "selectortype"
  

Checks, that field with specified identifier exists on page.

 @Then I should see the field "field"
     

Checks, that current page PATH matches regular expression.

 @Then the url should match "pattern" 
   

Prints current URL to console.

 @Then print current URL
   

Checks, that the specified element is visible. Only available in tests using Javascript.

 @Then "$elements" "$selector" should be visible
    
 @Then "$element" "$selector" should not be visible


Checks, that the specified element is visible inside the specified container. Only available in tests using Javascript.

 @Then "$element" "$selector" in the "$elementcontainer" "$selector" should be visible     


Checks, that the specified element is not visible inside the specified container. Only available in tests using Javascript.

 @Then "$element" "$selector" in the "$elementcontainer" "$textselector" should not be visible
         

Checks, that page contains specified text. It also checks if the text is visible when running Javascript tests.

 @Then I should see "$text"
    

Checks, that page doesn't contain specified text. When running Javascript tests it also considers that texts may be hidden.

 @Then I should not see "$text"


Checks, that the specified element contains the specified text. When running Javascript tests it also considers that texts may be hidden.

 @Then I should see "$text" in the "$element" “$sector”

Checks, that the specified element does not contain the specified text. When running Javascript tests it also considers that texts may be hidden.

 @Then I should not see "$text" in the “$element" "$selector”


Checks, that the first specified element appears before the second one.

 @Given "$element" "$selector" should appear before "$element" "$selector"
    


Checks, that the first specified element appears after the second one.

 @Given "$element" "selector" should appear after $"element"  $"selector"


Checks, that the first specified element appears after the second one.

 @Given "following_element_string" "selector1_string" should appear after "preceding_element_string" "selector2_string"
   

Checks, that element of specified type is disabled.

 @Then the "$element" "$selector" should be disabled
    

Checks, that element of specified type is enabled.

 @Then the "$element" "$selector" should be enabled
    

Checks the provided element and selector type are readonly on the current page.

 @Then the "$element" "$selector" should be readonly

Checks the provided element and selector type exists in the current page. -This step is for advanced users, use it if you don't find anything else suitable for what you need.

 @Then "$element" "$selector" should exists

Checks that the provided element and selector type not exists in the current page. -This step is for advanced users, use it if you don't find anything else suitable for what you need.

 @Then "$element" "$selector" should not exists


Checks that an element and selector type exists in another element and selector type on the current page. -This step is for advanced users, use it if you don't find anything else suitable for what you need.

 @Then "$element" "$selector" should exist in the "$element" "$selector"


Checks, that page contains text matching specified pattern.

 @Then I should see text matching "pattern"

Checks, that page doesn't contain text matching specified pattern.

 @Then I should not see text matching "pattern"
   
   

Checks, that HTML response contains specified string.

 @Then the response should contain "text"


Checks, that HTML response doesn't contain specified string.

 @Then the response should not contain "text"
   

Checks, that element with specified CSS contains specified text.

 @Then I should see "text>" in the "element" element


Checks, that element with specified CSS doesn't contain specified text.

 @Then I should not see "text" in the "element" element


Checks, that element with specified CSS contains specified HTML.

 @Then the "element" element should contain "value"
   


Checks, that element with specified CSS doesn't contain specified HTML.

 @Then the "element" element should not contain "value"


Checks, that element with specified CSS exists on page.

 @Then I should see an? "element" element
   

Checks, that element with specified CSS doesn't exist on page.

 @Then I should not see an? "element" element



Printing/Display

Prints last response to console.

 @Then print last response

Prints current URL to console.

 @Then print current URL



Ungrouped Steps

Opens last response content in browser.

 @Then show last response
   

Internal step definition to find exceptions, debugging() messages and PHP debug messages.

 @Given I look for exceptions


Follows the page redirection. Use this step after any action that shows a message and waits for a redirection

 @Given I wait to be redirected
    

Accepts the currently displayed alert dialog. This step does not work in all the browsers, consider it experimental.

 @Given I accept the currently displayed dialog


This step triggers cron like a user would do going to admin/cron.php.

 @Given I trigger cron