MicrosoftWebDriver "stale element reference" on getElementAttribute

Not reproducible Issue #4156095


Aug 14, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

I am using perl Selenium::Remote::Driver to talk to MicrosoftWebDriver through selenium-server-standalone-2.47.1.jar.

An error is thrown when attempting to retrieve an attribute from an element.

my $el = $driver->find_element('#ui_message’, ‘css’);
my $class = $el->get_attribute(‘class’);

Expected Results:

HTTP response code 200 and element attribute to be returned

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Mara P.” to “Vijeta P.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Vijeta P.” to “Clay M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Clay M.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Not reproducible”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. After thorough testing, we are unable to reproduce this problem in Edge. Please test this behavior in our latest creator’s update 15063 or the insider build 16199.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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