GetElementText does not comply with spec

External Issue #5932257

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Dec 18, 2015
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Expected Results:

elem.text (or the equivalent in other language bindings) should return the exact string 'CRUISE CONTROL FOR COOL’, in all caps, with no leading or trailing whitespace.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Mara P.” to “Reinhold D.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Title from “Element text includes extraneous whitespace and does not account for CSS transforms” to “Element text includes extraneous whitespace and does not account for CSS transforms”

      Changed Assigned To from “Reinhold D.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “External”

      Changed Assigned To from “IE S.” to “Ben B.”

      Changed Status from “External” to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Ben B.” to “Clay M.”

      Changed Title from “Element text includes extraneous whitespace and does not account for CSS transforms” to “Element text does not account for CSS transforms”

      Changed Assigned To from “Clay M.” to “Ben B.”

      Changed Title from “Element text does not account for CSS transforms” to “GetElementText does not comply with spec”

      Changed Assigned To from “Ben B.” to “Clay M.”

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

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “External”

    • This issue has been resolved External. This means this issue may require a new feature to be implemented or other work that is more significant than a typical bug. You may be able to find more information on this issue by searching for related features on status.microsoftedge.com and uservoice.microsoftedge.com.

    • where can I find about the progress of this feature ? the links provided only show a list of many things that are entirely irrelevant to this issue. I am only concerned about this. This behaviour also compromises xpath selectors that use //label[text()=’blah blah’]

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