Error with Selenium File Upload

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While uploading a file, i'm getting this error: "Element is not reachable by keyboard" Can you help me fix it? The only thing I want to do is to attach a PDF file. But as the cusror hovers, i'm unable to find the click or upload file.

Code is:-

WebElement uploadElement = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//*[@id=\"registerproduct\"]/div/div[4]/div/div/div/div[2]/div[2]/div/div/span/label"));
uploadElement.sendKeys("C:\\Users\\Bharat\\Downloads\\apmr-auction-detail-574.pdf");

The Html is:-

<div class="col s12">
 <div class="file-field input-field">
    <div class="">
         <input id="btn_myFileInput" onchange="checkimagetype()" name="productsheet" style="display:none;" type="file">
         <span class="attached sp_head">
          <label for="btn_myFileInput" class="gray-lite attach_circle left"> 
              <i class="fa fa-paperclip small"></i>
           </label>
         <span class="sp_head">
        Attach specification sheet</span>
          <span id="fileinput-msg"></span> </span>
    </div>
 </div>

Does anyone know a remedy for this?

Mar 29, 2018 in Selenium by Shubham
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1 answer to this question.

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In your code, you have used "WebElement" to pass the file path, and you have used the <label> tag. You should rather target the <input> tag. Besides, the <input> tag also has style attribute set to "display: none;". So, this code should do the trick:

WebElement uploadElement = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//input[@id='btn_myFileInput']"));
((JavascriptExecutor)driver).executeScript("arguments[0].removeAttribute('style')", uploadElement)
uploadElement.sendKeys("C:\\Users\\Bharat\\Downloads\\apmr-auction-detail-574.pdf");
answered Mar 29, 2018 by nsv999
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Hi there, I have been trying to find the solution for the same issue for a while. @nsv99 your solution worked for me. I m so happy. Big Thank you.!
Thanks @rachel. As long as it helped :)
Thank you @nsv999 it worked fine for me
Hi nsv999, your code worked well for me too. I have upvoted your answer too.

The above code is inserting file but it displays Choose file button and further the proceed button is not enabled.

Hey,

What did you want to try? Can you explain it a bit?

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