Edge WebDriver - find by "link text" not finding link

Fixed, not yet flighted Issue #7444680

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Author
Jason C.
Created
May 4, 2016
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Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
14.14316
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Reported by 2 people

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Steps to reproduce

Tested with Edge version 37.14316.1000.0.

Create a test page with the following link:

<a href="default.html" id="c">What a cute, yellow
            <span id="b3" class="b">back</span><span id="b4" class="b">pack</span>.</a>

Search for the link using the “link text” strategy by POSTing the following data to "/element":

{
    "using": "link text",
    "value": "What a cute, yellow backpack."
}

Edge renders the link with the visible text "What a cute, yellow backpack.". However, MicrosoftWebDriver responds with a NoSuchElement error.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

      Changed Status to “Fixed, not yet flighted”

    • Thank you for your feedback. This issue appears to be fixed one of our internal builds which will be available soon in the insider preview. Please continue to follow our latest webdriver builds https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48740 and keep us posted if you see this issue still persists in future builds. We will be happy to assist you.

      All the best,
      The MS Edge Team

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