Select an item from a dropdown list using Selenium WebDriver

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How can I select an item from a drop-down list like typesoffoodeatinganimals (eg carnivores, herbivorous) using Selenium WebDriver

Below is my code:

WebElement select = driver.findElement(By.id("typesoffoodeatinganimals "));
List<WebElement> options = select.findElements(By.tagName("Carnivores "));
for (WebElement option : options) {
    if("Germany".equals(option.getText()))
        option.click();   
}

But it is not working

Apr 9, 2018 in Selenium by Martin
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Use this then it will work -

new Select(driver.findElement(By.id("typesoffoodeatinganimals "))).selectByVisibleText("Carnivores ");

also do not forget to import

import org.openqa.selenium.support.ui.Select;

answered Apr 9, 2018 by Vardy
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