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Current behavior:

I'm having a hard time creating a text selection. Things I've tried:

  • document.createRange() and window.getSelection()
  • Using cy.trigger to simulate a cursor drag over the paragraph.
  • Using dblclick on the paragraph.

Desired behavior:

Test highlighting text.

Steps to reproduce:

I can provide sample code for the approaches I tried, but I'll hold off for now in case there's a completely different known way of doing this.

Versions

Cypress 3.1.1, Chrome 70.0.3538.102

cypress-io/cypress

Answer questions Anahkiasen

Yeah I used this Gist successfully on a selection-heavy project test suite and encountered no real issue, I'd be fine if this was the code used for official support despite its potential limitations, it's still better than no support

useful!

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