Padmanaban Ganapathy Padmanaban Ganapathy - 6 months ago 14
Java Question

How to use apostrophe (') in xpath while finding element using webdriver?

I need to use apostrophe (') in my xpath expression which i need to use in finding elements using webdriver

i need to use below Xpath expression

//input[@text="WE'd like to hear from you"]


while using the above expression in find elements function i am replacing double quotes with single quotes

driver.findelements(By.xpath("//input[@text='WE'd like to hear from you']"))

Answer

Use the xpath as shown below:

driver.findElements(By.xpath("//input[contains(@text,\"WE'd\"]"));

Hope this helps.

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