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7/13/2013 - 9:20 AM

Capybara Cheat Sheet

Capybara Cheat Sheet

# Navigating

  visit('/projects')
  visit(post_comments_path(post))

# Clicking links and buttons
  
  click_link('id-of-link')
  click_link('Link Text')
  click_button('Save')
  click('Link Text') # Click either a link or a button
  click('Button Value')

# Interacting with forms
  
  fill_in('First Name', :with => 'John')
  fill_in('Password', :with => 'Seekrit')
  fill_in('Description', :with => 'Really Long Text…')
  choose('A Radio Button')
  check('A Checkbox')
  uncheck('A Checkbox')
  attach_file('Image', '/path/to/image.jpg')
  select('Option', :from => 'Select Box')

# scoping

  within("//li[@id='employee']") do
    fill_in 'Name', :with => 'Jimmy'
  end

  within(:css, "li#employee") do
    fill_in 'Name', :with => 'Jimmy'
  end
  
  within_fieldset('Employee') do
    fill_in 'Name', :with => 'Jimmy'
  end
  
  within_table('Employee') do
    fill_in 'Name', :with => 'Jimmy'
  end

# Querying

  page.has_xpath?('//table/tr')
  page.has_css?('table tr.foo')
  page.has_content?('foo')
  page.should have_xpath('//table/tr')
  page.should have_css('table tr.foo')
  page.should have_content('foo')
  page.should have_no_content('foo')
  find_field('First Name').value
  find_link('Hello').visible?
  find_button('Send').click
  find('//table/tr').click
  locate("//*[@id='overlay'").find("//h1").click
  all('a').each { |a| a[:href] }

# Scripting
  
  result = page.evaluate_script('4 + 4');

# Debugging

  save_and_open_page

# Asynchronous JavaScript

  click_link('foo')
  click_link('bar')
  page.should have_content('baz')
  page.should_not have_xpath('//a')
  page.should have_no_xpath('//a')

# XPath and CSS

  within(:css, 'ul li') { ... }
  find(:css, 'ul li').text
  locate(:css, 'input#name').value
  Capybara.default_selector = :css
  within('ul li') { ... }
  find('ul li').text
  locate('input#name').value