Setting the value of a select element if an onChange event causes the page to reload will throw an exception #155

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geb-bot opened this Issue Dec 12, 2011 · 1 comment

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Originally created by Ellery Crane.

If you have javascript onChange event handlers on a select element that change the window.location, using Geb to set the value of the select will throw a org.openqa.selenium.StaleElementReferenceException. Example:

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Then, in the test:

when:
$("form").artist = 3
then:
thrown(org.openqa.selenium.StaleElementReferenceException)

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erdi commented Nov 26, 2015

Happens for radio buttons as well.

@erdi erdi added a commit to geb/geb that closed this issue Dec 28, 2015
@erdi erdi Suppress stale element exceptions thrown when changing values of mult…
…i element form controls to enable changing values for elements which change or reload the page from change handlers.

Closes geb/issues#155.
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