Class DefaultElementLocator

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    ElementLocator
    Direct Known Subclasses:
    AjaxElementLocator

    public class DefaultElementLocator
    extends java.lang.Object
    implements ElementLocator
    The default element locator, which will lazily locate an element or an element list on a page. This class is designed for use with the PageFactory and understands the annotations FindBy and CacheLookup.
    • Constructor Detail

      • DefaultElementLocator

        public DefaultElementLocator​(SearchContext searchContext,
                                     java.lang.reflect.Field field)
        Creates a new element locator.
        Parameters:
        searchContext - The context to use when finding the element
        field - The field on the Page Object that will hold the located value
      • DefaultElementLocator

        public DefaultElementLocator​(SearchContext searchContext,
                                     AbstractAnnotations annotations)
        Use this constructor in order to process custom annotations.
        Parameters:
        searchContext - The context to use when finding the element
        annotations - AbstractAnnotations class implementation
    • Method Detail

      • shouldCache

        protected boolean shouldCache()
        Returns whether the element should be cached.
        Returns:
        true if the element should be cached
      • toString

        public java.lang.String toString()
        Overrides:
        toString in class java.lang.Object