Python selenium: wait until element is clickable – not working

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Python selenium: wait until element is clickable – not working

I will test a web-app. there is a button available in my table to select all entries.
I’ve tried:

driver.wait.until(ExpectedCondition.element_to_be_clickable((By.XPATH, "myXpath"))).click()

selenium clicks on the button, but nothing happens. (also with send_Keys(Keys.Return)) the application is developed with GXT, I thing that there is much javascript behind the button. Is there is possibility to wait until a eventloader is ready? waiting before a click solves the problem, but not a solution for automated testing.

Asked By: Storm


Answer #1:

Correct syntax for explicit wait in python is :

 element = WebDriverWait(driver, 20).until(
 EC.presence_of_element_located((By.ID, "myElement")))

Better that After above you do :;

So in your case :

from import By
from import WebDriverWait
from import expected_conditions as EC

element = WebDriverWait(driver, 20).until(
EC.element_to_be_clickable((By.XPATH, "myXpath")));

Better you follow it. Also share your whole code so I can correct it. Your just 1 line code doing little confuse.

Answered By: Helping Hands

Answer #2:

I had also that problem… Web apps have views over views and Appium sometimes gets wrong.

This worked for me:

x = webElement.location['x'] + (webElement.size['width']/2)
y = webElement.location['y'] + (webElement.size['height']/2)
print("x: "+x+" - y: "+y)

//I have setted a 200 milli duration for the click...
//I use tap just for Android... If is iOS for me it works better touchAction
driver.tap([(x,y)], 200)


I misunderstood your question… Sorry…
Maybe modifying your Xpath to:
(don’t know if this will work at a web app)

xpath = "//whatever_goes_here[@clickable='true']"
Answered By: barbudito

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