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  1. WinAppDriver - Support to Win 7 and 8

    Current WinAppDriver supports only win 10, it would be great if we have support to Win 7 and 8

    69 votes
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      10 comments  ·  UI Testing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Windows Application Driver support for UWP applications on emulators and physical devices

      Windows Application Driver support for UWP applications on emulators and physical devices to allow testing UWP applications across diffrent platforms.

      46 votes
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      • Enable WinAppDriver for Xbox and Mobile

        Right now WinAppDriver only works on desktop.

        Getting these capabilities across the Windows ecosystem would fulfill the promise of a unified Windows. Making it possible for us to write tests, and code once and have it being tested in an autonomous way. So that in theory, our applications could report and find bugs for us.

        Before our users find them.

        Thanks in advance. Looking forward to the progress you're doing :D

        43 votes
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        • Support appium app & device actions to support end-to-end lifecycle testing

          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/device/shake
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/device/lock
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/device/install_app
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/device/remove_app
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/device/app_installed
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/app/launch
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/app/close
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/app/reset
          POST /session/:sessionId/appium/app/background

          21 votes
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          • Support integrated logon in WebDriver for UI testing

            I currently use the CodedUI testing framework as it allows me to logon to IE as a different user/password. The sites that we test use Windows Authentication and ASP.NET Impersonation as they run on an intranet. We do not use "Basic" authentication so cannot pass credentials on the url.

            I would prefer to use the WebDriver/Selenium approach but it does not support our logon scenario.

            We frequently need to automate tests that run as different test users so that we can test workflow etc. This means that we are forces to use the CodedUI framework.

            Can Windows logon capability be…

            20 votes
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            • WinAppDriver - Create Screenshot Logs using UITestActionLog.html

              I would like to be able to have screenshots for each and every action for a WinAppDriver like I had with CodedUI via UITestActionLog.html see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj159363.aspx for what I am looking for.

              15 votes
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              • winappdriver: add logging options

                I'd like to see support for having winappdriver log to a local file, as well as support for setting log levels.

                15 votes
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                • winappdriver: support Selenium to handle Windows based alert pop ups

                  Selenium can handle web based alert pop ups but unable to handle windows based alert pop ups such as the Windows to download or upload files, or the Print window. Current solution to handle this scenario is using Autoit but not the most elegant solution. It would be good see an integrated solution.

                  15 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  UI Testing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • WinAppDriver: Ability to run application with arguments

                    It would be great to have an ability to run application with arguments using WinAppDriver. For example, run installer from MSI package:
                    dc.SetCapability("app", @"C:\windows\system32\msiexec.exe");
                    dc.SetCapability("args", @"/i C:\installer.msi");

                    Currently it is possible to do it using Winium, but not possible to do using WinAppDriver.

                    13 votes
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                      on the backlog  ·  0 comments  ·  UI Testing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • winappdriver: Support unicode

                      Currently didn't support unicode.
                      I made a simple test code using KOREAN language.
                      And exception is raised.

                      OpenQA.Selenium.Remote.RemoteWebDriver.UnpackAndThrowOnError(Response errorResponse)
                      OpenQA.Selenium.Remote.RemoteWebDriver.Execute(String driverCommandToExecute, Dictionary`2 parameters)
                      OpenQA.Selenium.Remote.RemoteWebElement.get_Text()
                      NogarderBVT.SettingsNetworkTests.FindCellularSettings() 파일 C:\Users\nogarder\Desktop\NogarderBVT\NogarderBVT\SettingsNetworkTests.cs:line 80

                      12 votes
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                      • Support Hybrid applications and Windows Mobile

                        Support Hybrid (html5, cordova ...) applications and Windows Mobile

                        8 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  UI Testing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            1 comment  ·  UI Testing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Create a proper unit test suite for Windows HTML5/JS apps.

                            As much as I want to use WinJS to build apps for Windows and Windows Phone, the complete lack of unit testing tools has turned me off of the platform. Right now it's impossible to automate unit testing a WinJS application. Instead we have to either create a second WinJS project and link all of our source files to it, or add a special page into the app itself that's dedicated to unit testing.

                            These options are far from ideal. I propose you add a proper unit test suite for the WinJS platform that can be automated and ideally run…

                            3 votes
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