[WebUI] Send Keys

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Description 

Simulates keystroke events on the specified element, as though you typed the value key-by-key. 

Parameters 

Param Param Type Mandatory Description
to TestObject Required Represent a web element.
strKeys String Required The combination of keys to type.
flowControl FailureHandling Optional Specify failure handling schema to determine whether the execution should be allowed to continue or stop.

Example 

You want to select all text in “txt_Comment” element by pressing Ctrl+A.

import static com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory.findCheckpoint
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory.findTestCase
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory.findTestData
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository.findTestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.Checkpoint as Checkpoint
import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory as CheckpointFactory
import com.kms.katalon.core.mobile.keyword.MobileBuiltInKeywords as MobileBuiltInKeywords
import com.kms.katalon.core.mobile.keyword.MobileBuiltInKeywords as Mobile
import com.kms.katalon.core.model.FailureHandling as FailureHandling
import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCase as TestCase
import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory as TestCaseFactory
import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestData as TestData
import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory as TestDataFactory
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository as ObjectRepository
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObject as TestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WSBuiltInKeywords
import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WS
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUiBuiltInKeywords
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUI
import internal.GlobalVariable as GlobalVariable
import org.openqa.selenium.Keys as Keys

'Open browser and navigate to AUT'
WebUI.openBrowser(GlobalVariable.G_SiteURL)

'Press Ctrl+A to select all text in txt_Comment'
WebUI.sendKeys(findTestObject('txt_Comment'), Keys.chord(Keys.CONTROL, 'a'))

'Close browser'
WebUI.closeBrowser()