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tryTo erring out in version 3.0 #5506

kingpinzs opened this issue May 15, 2019 · 1 comment


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commented May 15, 2019

What are you trying to achieve?

I am trying to get tryTo to work

        if ($I->tryToSeeElement('#userDropDown')) {

What do you get instead?

I get this error

[RuntimeException] Call to undefined method AcceptanceTester::tryToSeeElement 

Provide console output if related. Use -vvv mode for more details.

# paste output here

Provide test source code if related

// paste test


  • Codeception version: 3.0
  • PHP Version: 7.3.2
  • Operating System: mac os Mojava 10.14.4
  • Installation type: Composer
  • List of installed packages (composer show)
    behat/gherkin v4.6.0 Gherkin DSL parser for PHP 5.3
    codeception/codeception 3.0.0 BDD-style testing framework
    codeception/phpunit-wrapper 8.0.4 PHPUnit classes used by Codeception
    codeception/stub 2.1.0 Flexible Stub wrapper for PHPUnit's Mock Builder
    doctrine/instantiator 1.2.0 A small, lightweight utility to instantiate objects in PHP without invoking their constructors
    facebook/webdriver 1.6.0 A PHP client for Selenium WebDriver
    guzzlehttp/guzzle 6.3.3 Guzzle is a PHP HTTP client library
    guzzlehttp/promises v1.3.1 Guzzle promises library
    guzzlehttp/psr7 1.5.2 PSR-7 message implementation that also provides common utility methods
    hoa/consistency The Hoa\Consistency library.
    hoa/console The Hoa\Console library.
    hoa/event The Hoa\Event library.
    hoa/exception The Hoa\Exception library.
    hoa/file The Hoa\File library.
    hoa/iterator The Hoa\Iterator library.
    hoa/protocol The Hoa\Protocol library.
    hoa/stream The Hoa\Stream library.
    hoa/ustring The Hoa\Ustring library.
    myclabs/deep-copy 1.9.1 Create deep copies (clones) of your objects
    phar-io/manifest 1.0.3 Component for reading manifest information from a PHP Archive (PHAR)
    phar-io/version 2.0.1 Library for handling version information and constraints
    phpdocumentor/reflection-common 1.0.1 Common reflection classes used by phpdocumentor to reflect the code structure
    phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock 4.3.1 With this component, a library can provide support for annotations via DocBlocks or otherwise retrieve information that is embedded in a DocBlock.
    phpdocumentor/type-resolver 0.4.0
    phpspec/prophecy 1.8.0 Highly opinionated mocking framework for PHP 5.3+
    phpunit/php-code-coverage 7.0.3 Library that provides collection, processing, and rendering functionality for PHP code coverage information.
    phpunit/php-file-iterator 2.0.2 FilterIterator implementation that filters files based on a list of suffixes.
    phpunit/php-text-template 1.2.1 Simple template engine.
    phpunit/php-timer 2.1.1 Utility class for timing
    phpunit/php-token-stream 3.0.1 Wrapper around PHP's tokenizer extension.
    phpunit/phpunit 8.1.5 The PHP Unit Testing framework.
    psr/http-message 1.0.1 Common interface for HTTP messages
    ralouphie/getallheaders 2.0.5 A polyfill for getallheaders.
    sebastian/code-unit-reverse-lookup 1.0.1 Looks up which function or method a line of code belongs to
    sebastian/comparator 3.0.2 Provides the functionality to compare PHP values for equality
    sebastian/diff 3.0.2 Diff implementation
    sebastian/environment 4.2.2 Provides functionality to handle HHVM/PHP environments
    sebastian/exporter 3.1.0 Provides the functionality to export PHP variables for visualization
    sebastian/global-state 3.0.0 Snapshotting of global state
    sebastian/object-enumerator 3.0.3 Traverses array structures and object graphs to enumerate all referenced objects
    sebastian/object-reflector 1.1.1 Allows reflection of object attributes, including inherited and non-public ones
    sebastian/recursion-context 3.0.0 Provides functionality to recursively process PHP variables
    sebastian/resource-operations 2.0.1 Provides a list of PHP built-in functions that operate on resources
    sebastian/version 2.0.1 Library that helps with managing the version number of Git-hosted PHP projects
    symfony/browser-kit v4.2.8 Symfony BrowserKit Component
    symfony/console v4.2.8 Symfony Console Component
    symfony/contracts v1.1.0 A set of abstractions extracted out of the Symfony components
    symfony/css-selector v4.2.8 Symfony CssSelector Component
    symfony/dom-crawler v4.2.8 Symfony DomCrawler Component
    symfony/event-dispatcher v4.2.8 Symfony EventDispatcher Component
    symfony/finder v4.2.8 Symfony Finder Component
    symfony/polyfill-ctype v1.11.0 Symfony polyfill for ctype functions
    symfony/polyfill-mbstring v1.11.0 Symfony polyfill for the Mbstring extension
    symfony/process v4.2.8 Symfony Process Component
    symfony/yaml v4.2.8 Symfony Yaml Component
    theseer/tokenizer 1.1.2 A small library for converting tokenized PHP source code into XML and potentially other formats
    webmozart/assert 1.4.0 Assertions to validate method input/output with nice error messages.
  • Suite configuration:
# paste suite config here
# Codeception Test Suite Configuration
# Suite for acceptance tests.
# Perform tests in browser using the WebDriver or PhpBrowser.
# If you need both WebDriver and PHPBrowser tests - create a separate suite.
      - Codeception\Extension\RunProcess:
          0: java -jar ~/selenium-server-standalone-3.141.59.jar
          1: ~/chromedriver --url-base=/wd/hub
          sleep: 5 # wait 5 seconds for processes to boot
actor: AcceptanceTester
        #- PhpBrowser:
        - WebDriver:  
            port: 9515
            browser: chrome
                 "goog:chromeOptions": # additional chrome options
        - \Helper\Acceptance
        - \Codeception\Step\TryTo

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commented May 20, 2019

Did you try to execute codecept build command?
It should fix it in short term. I will plan to make this work without rebuilding actions

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