Selenium Exception error -Element is not clickable at point (x, y). Other element would receive the click

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I am adding a customer in a billing software through selenium web driver,but after providing all the details, It is not performing click operation over the add button and showing the error -  

"Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.ElementClickInterceptedException: element click intercepted: Element <button type="button" class="btn  btn-info btn-sm" name="btnAddCust" id="btnAddCust" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#CustModal" title="Add Customer">...</button> is not clickable at point (317, 377). Other element would receive the click: <input type="text" name="birthDate" class="form-control pull-right" id="birthDate" data-mask=""> "

I am using the code  - 

Thread.sleep(1000);
        //driver.findElement(By.xpath("//*[@id=\"btnAddCust\"]")).click();
        WebElement el = driver.findElement(By.id("btnAddCust"));
        el.click();
May 29, 2019 in Selenium by Kumar
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2 answers to this question.

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Hi Kumar, you can use implicit_wait() method to let the driver identify elements properly. Or, you can also use relative_xpath to locate the element. You can get the button by xpath using ChroPath.

answered May 29, 2019 by Abha
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If waitings for element, sleeps and oher stuffs like this are not working, try to click using JS, because probably something is overlaying this element.
Something like this:

WebElement element = driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”));
JavascriptExecutor executor = (JavascriptExecutor)driver;
executor.executeScript(“arguments[0].click();”, element);
answered Dec 12, 2019 by Douglas
Thanks it worked for me
Thanks it works for me too, i had a problem when i had to click on a div and no problem with this code ! :)
Thank u so much! That was the simplest of the available solutions on the internet! I spent hours to learn different other ways and this works as expected!
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Thank you so much, very helpful post.
Thank you very much . I was looking for the solution for this error since long time. But finally got it.
Thank you So much !! I have been trieng 100's of option . this exact code worked for me
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