not able to click on button that is visible.

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Suresh Murthy

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Feb 5, 2021, 11:28:36 PM2/5/21
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as you can see from the code, the button exists with text "OK". But i cannot click on it. how do fix this ?
irb(main):189:0> ie.button(value:"OK").html
=> "<input type=\"button\" onclick=\"javascript:makeList('1591993');\" value=\"OK\">"
irb(main):190:0> ie.button(value:"OK").exists?
=> true
irb(main):191:0> ie.button(value:"OK").click

2021-02-05 18:07:41 WARN Selenium [DEPRECATION] Selenium::WebDriver::Error::ElementNotVisibleError is deprecated. Use Selenium::WebDriver::Error::ElementNotInteractableError (ensure the driver supports W3C WebDriver specification) instead.
Traceback (most recent call last):
        8: from C:/Ruby26-x64/bin/irb.cmd:31:in `<main>'
        7: from C:/Ruby26-x64/bin/irb.cmd:31:in `load'
        6: from C:/Ruby26-x64/lib/ruby/gems/2.6.0/gems/irb-1.0.0/exe/irb:11:in `<top (required)>'
        5: from (irb):191
        4: from C:/Ruby26-x64/lib/ruby/gems/2.6.0/gems/watir-6.16.5/lib/watir/elements/element.rb:145:in `click'
        3: from C:/Ruby26-x64/lib/ruby/gems/2.6.0/gems/watir-6.16.5/lib/watir/elements/element.rb:790:in `element_call'
        2: from C:/Ruby26-x64/lib/ruby/gems/2.6.0/gems/watir-6.16.5/lib/watir/elements/element.rb:803:in `rescue in element_call'
        1: from C:/Ruby26-x64/lib/ruby/gems/2.6.0/gems/watir-6.16.5/lib/watir/elements/element.rb:752:in `raise_present'
Watir::Exception::UnknownObjectException (element located, but timed out after 30 seconds, waiting for #<Watir::Button: located: true; {:value=>"OK", :tag_name=>"button"}> to be present)

John Fitisoff

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Feb 6, 2021, 12:07:03 AM2/6/21
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Just a guess but the page HTML may have multiple buttons that match value: "OK" (and you're getting the very first one, which isn't the one that you actually want.) It's been a while but think you could add visible: true if that's the case, then it should find the one that you're looking for.

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