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HTML Question

Can I somehow select a specific element from dropdown list on the page via splinter module in Python

Can I somehow select a specific element from dropdown list on the page via splinter module in Python?

I have the following HTML code:

<select id="xyz">
<optgroup label="Group1">
<option value="1">pick1</option>
<option value="2">pick2</option>
</optgroup>
<optgroup label="Group2">
<option value="3">pick3</option>
<option value="4">pick4</option>
</optgroup>
</select>


Suppose that I need to select "pick3" option. How can I do it?

Answer

First find the select element using find_by_id() and use select() method to select an option:

element = browser.find_by_id('xyz').first
element.select('3')

Alternative solution would be to use find_by_xpath() and click():

element = browser.find_by_xpath('//select[@id="xyz"]//option[@value="3"]').first
element.click()
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