On Aug 7, 7:56 am, Vani Kulkarni <vani.v.kulka... / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am stuck up in finding the row count of a table in a HTML page through
> Watir script. I am using row_count() function to find the number of rows
> in the table. Its returning me incorrect number of rows in the table. I
> tried accessing the table through xpath, since I did not have attribute
> associated with the table. Following is the HTML of the table [obtained
> through IE developer bar] whose row count I need:
>
> <TD id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_dtGridEmployees_dom"
> style="VERTICAL-ALIGN: top; HEIGHT: 47px">
>   <TABLE style="WIDTH: 100%" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0" border="0">
>      <TBODY>
>         <TR id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_dtGridEmployees_top_head">
>         </TR>
>         <TR class="Row"
> id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_dtGridEmployees_row_0"
> onmouseover="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_dtGridEmployees.OverHandler(event,this,0)"
> onmouseout="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_dtGridEmployees.OutHandler(event,this,0)"
> styleCached>
>         </TR>
>      </TBODY>
>   </TABLE>
> </TD>
>
> The row_count() for the table inside the <TD> gives as 9, instead of 2.
> I am using the following xpath :
> $ie.table(:xpath,
> "//td[@id='ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_dtGridEmployees_dom']/table").row_count()
>
> Am I going wrong anywhere? Please let me know.
>
> Thanks,
> Vani
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you should post this to the watir group ( http://groups.google.ca/group/watir-general?lnk=srg
)
I think the problem you are having is because of nested tables

Paul