org.openqa.selenium.InvalidSelectorException

Locator Strategy 'name' is not supported for this session (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information) Command duration or timeout: 7 milliseconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '2.53.1', revision: 'a36b8b1cd5757287168e54b817830adce9b0158d', time: '2016-06-30 19:26:09' System info: host: '192.168.100.4', ip: '192.168.100.4', os.name: 'Mac OS X', os.arch: 'x86_64', os.version: '10.10.5', java.version: '1.8.0_60' Driver info: io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver Capabilities [{app=/Users/dmle1/git/e2e_test/target/test-classes/tst-TeliaMinMobil-v1.12.0.257-build413.apk, appPackage=com.halebop.servicetips.tst, networkConnectionEnabled=true, warnings={}, appWaitPackage=com.halebop.servicetips.tst, appWaitActivity=com.halebop.servicetips.activity.LoginActivity, databaseEnabled=false, deviceName=YT910WS1FT, platform=LINUX, deviceUDID=YT910WS1FT, appActivity=com.halebop.servicetips.activity.LoginActivity, desired={app=/Users/dmle1/git/e2e_test/target/test-classes/tst-TeliaMinMobil-v1.12.0.257-build413.apk, platformVersion=6.0, automationName=Appium, browserName=, platformName=Android, deviceName=Android}, platformVersion=6.0.1, webStorageEnabled=false, locationContextEnabled=false, automationName=Appium, takesScreenshot=true, browserName=, javascriptEnabled=true, platformName=Android}] Session ID: a414e0c8-0529-483c-9126-68063c693056 *** Element info: {Using=name, value=moveToNewPhone}


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Locator Strategy 'name' is not supported for this session (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information) Command duration or timeout: 7 milliseconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions

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Locator Strategy 'name' is not supported for this session (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information) Command duration or timeout: 8 milliseconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions

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documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '2.48.2', revision: '41bccdd', time: '2015-10-09 19:55:52' System info: host: 'lenovo-PC', ip: '192.168.0.21', os.name: 'Windows 7

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information) Command duration or timeout: 77 milliseconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '2.53.0', revision: '35ae25b', time: '2016-03-15 16:57:40' System

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seconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '2.46.0', revision: '87c69e2', time: '2015-06-04 16:16:47' System info: host: 'NY12LP517735', ip

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Given xpath expression "//*[@href='#' AND text()='Publish Now']" is invalid For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '3.3.1', revision: '5234b32', time

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: TypeError: q is null Command duration or timeout: 7 milliseconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '2.45.0', revision: '5017cb8', time: '2015-02-26

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invalid selector: Compound class names not permitted. *** Element info: {Using=class name, value=swatch-option color}

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invalid selector: Unable to locate an element with the xpath expression

Stack trace

  • org.openqa.selenium.InvalidSelectorException: Locator Strategy 'name' is not supported for this session (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information) Command duration or timeout: 7 milliseconds For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html Build info: version: '2.53.1', revision: 'a36b8b1cd5757287168e54b817830adce9b0158d', time: '2016-06-30 19:26:09' System info: host: '192.168.100.4', ip: '192.168.100.4', os.name: 'Mac OS X', os.arch: 'x86_64', os.version: '10.10.5', java.version: '1.8.0_60' Driver info: io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver Capabilities [{app=/Users/dmle1/git/e2e_test/target/test-classes/tst-TeliaMinMobil-v1.12.0.257-build413.apk, appPackage=com.halebop.servicetips.tst, networkConnectionEnabled=true, warnings={}, appWaitPackage=com.halebop.servicetips.tst, appWaitActivity=com.halebop.servicetips.activity.LoginActivity, databaseEnabled=false, deviceName=YT910WS1FT, platform=LINUX, deviceUDID=YT910WS1FT, appActivity=com.halebop.servicetips.activity.LoginActivity, desired={app=/Users/dmle1/git/e2e_test/target/test-classes/tst-TeliaMinMobil-v1.12.0.257-build413.apk, platformVersion=6.0, automationName=Appium, browserName=, platformName=Android, deviceName=Android}, platformVersion=6.0.1, webStorageEnabled=false, locationContextEnabled=false, automationName=Appium, takesScreenshot=true, browserName=, javascriptEnabled=true, platformName=Android}] Session ID: a414e0c8-0529-483c-9126-68063c693056 *** Element info: {Using=name, value=moveToNewPhone} at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:62) at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:45) at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:422) at org.openqa.selenium.remote.ErrorHandler.createThrowable(ErrorHandler.java:206) at org.openqa.selenium.remote.ErrorHandler.throwIfResponseFailed(ErrorHandler.java:158) at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.execute(RemoteWebDriver.java:678) at io.appium.java_client.DefaultGenericMobileDriver.execute(DefaultGenericMobileDriver.java:40) at io.appium.java_client.AppiumDriver.execute(AppiumDriver.java:1) at io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver.execute(AndroidDriver.java:1) at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.findElement(RemoteWebDriver.java:363) at io.appium.java_client.DefaultGenericMobileDriver.findElement(DefaultGenericMobileDriver.java:56) at io.appium.java_client.AppiumDriver.findElement(AppiumDriver.java:1) at io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver.findElement(AndroidDriver.java:1) at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.findElementByName(RemoteWebDriver.java:461) at io.appium.java_client.DefaultGenericMobileDriver.findElementByName(DefaultGenericMobileDriver.java:104) at io.appium.java_client.AppiumDriver.findElementByName(AppiumDriver.java:1) at io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver.findElementByName(AndroidDriver.java:1) at org.openqa.selenium.By$ByName.findElement(By.java:303) at org.openqa.selenium.support.ByIdOrName.findElement(ByIdOrName.java:50) at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.findElement(RemoteWebDriver.java:355) at io.appium.java_client.DefaultGenericMobileDriver.findElement(DefaultGenericMobileDriver.java:52) at io.appium.java_client.AppiumDriver.findElement(AppiumDriver.java:1) at io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver.findElement(AndroidDriver.java:1) at com.codeborne.selenide.impl.WebElementSelector.findElement(WebElementSelector.java:28) at com.codeborne.selenide.impl.ElementFinder.getWebElement(ElementFinder.java:56) at com.codeborne.selenide.impl.WebElementSource.checkCondition(WebElementSource.java:44) at com.codeborne.selenide.impl.WebElementSource.findAndAssertElementIsVisible(WebElementSource.java:72) at com.codeborne.selenide.commands.Click.execute(Click.java:14) at com.codeborne.selenide.commands.Click.execute(Click.java:11) at com.codeborne.selenide.commands.Commands.execute(Commands.java:140) at com.codeborne.selenide.impl.SelenideElementProxy.dispatchAndRetry(SelenideElementProxy.java:86) at com.codeborne.selenide.impl.SelenideElementProxy.invoke(SelenideElementProxy.java:62) at com.sun.proxy.$Proxy28.click(Unknown Source) at com.ebuilder.qa.screens.SaveAndTransferScreen.moveToNewPhone(SaveAndTransferScreen.java:25) at com.ebuilder.qa.stepdefs.SecureStepDefs.move_to_newPhone(SecureStepDefs.java:50)

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