Selecting xpath using a variable in selenium 2



  • I am doing a selenium automation where I want to pass the variable into the XPath and select the element.

    The xpath which I am trying looks like:

    browser.find_element_by_xpath("//span[contains(.,'SEM W880 Black')]")
    

    I would like to pass the text SEM W880 Black as a variable to the XPath. How can I do it using python 3?



  • At first glance, this appears to be a Python question rather than a QA question. The answer to the Python question is something like,

    x = 'SEM W880 Black'
    browser.find_element_by_xpath("//span[contains(.,'" + x + "')]")
    

    If I misunderstood you, please update the question.



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