[ACCEPTED]-Select a value from drop down using Selenium WebDriver C#-selenium-webdriver

Accepted answer
Score: 10

To select an Option from Drop Down use the 3 below code

  1. To select a value based on Text

    new SelectElement(driver.FindElement(By.XPath(""))).SelectByText("");
  2. To 2 select a value based on Value

    new SelectElement(driver.FindElement(By.XPath(""))).SelectByValue("");
  3. To select a 1 value based on Index

    new SelectElement(driver.FindElement(By.XPath(""))).SelectByIndex(0);
Score: 7

1) Using a SelectElement as already commented 3 - How to select an option from drop down using Selenium WebDriver C#? The SelectElement belongs to the OpenQA.Selenium.Support.UI namespace.

2) You 2 could also do something like this with css 1 selectors:

WebElement dateOfBirth =  webdriver.FindElement(By.Id("join_birth_day"))
Score: 4

Use the Following Class SelectElement defined 6 in OpenQA.Selenium.Support.UI namespace 5 the word Select is already used in C# that is 4 why its implementation is changed and class 3 is named differently.

    // Summary:
    //     Initializes a new instance of the SelectElement class.
    // Parameters: element - The element to be wrapped
    public SelectElement(IWebElement element);

Create an object of 2 this class and there is option of selection 1 based on index, text and value.

    // Summary:
    //     Select the option by the index, as determined by the "index" attribute of
    //     the element.
    // Parameters:
    //   index:
    //     The value of the index attribute of the option to be selected.
    public void SelectByIndex(int index);

    // Summary:
    //     Select all options by the text displayed.
    // Parameters:
    //   text:
    //     The text of the option to be selected. If an exact match is not found, this
    //     method will perform a substring match.
    // Remarks:
    //     When given "Bar" this method would select an option like:
    //     <option value="foo">Bar</option>
    public void SelectByText(string text);

    // Summary:
    //     Select an option by the value.
    // Parameters:
    //   value:
    //     The value of the option to be selected.
    // Remarks:
    //     When given "foo" this method will select an option like:
    //     <option value="foo">Bar</option>
    public void SelectByValue(string value);
Score: 0
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using OpenQA.Selenium;
using OpenQA.Selenium.Firefox;
using OpenQA.Selenium.Support.UI;

namespace SeleniumTests {
    class DropDownListSelection {
        static void Main(string[] args) {
            IWebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver();
            IWebElement element = driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//Select"));
            //You can locate the element by using the ID / Name as well IList
            AllDropDownList = element.FindElements(By.XPath("//option"));
            int DpListCount = AllDropDownList.Count;
            for (int i = 0; i < DpListCount; i++) {
                if (AllDropDownList[i].Text == "Coffee") {


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