How is possible Playwright check a given component is visible but detached from DOM? Unfortunately I don't have the scenario anymore, but these are the details:
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Playwright allows you to interact with components that are detached from the DOM. This means they're not part of the document's DOM tree, but they're still rendered and can be interacted with.
Playwright checks if a component is rendered in memory or in a virtual environment. It uses locators to identify elements on a web page, including components. This way, Playwright can find and interact with components even if they're detached from the DOM.
Playwright's locators work with elements within Shadow DOM by default. However, locating by XPath doesn't pierce shadow roots, and closed-mode shadow roots aren't supported.
You can use Playwright's API to check if a component is visible but detached from the DOM. Here's how:
// Check if a component is visible but detached from the DOM
const isVisibleButDetached = await page.isVisible('your-component-selector');
isVisible method lets you check if an element or component is visible on the page, even if it's detached from the document structure.
This feature gives you flexibility in testing scenarios where components may be dynamically loaded or rendered conditionally. You can effectively test and interact with components that aren't directly attached to the browser's DOM at all times.
In short, Playwright lets you check if components that are detached from the document structure are visible, thanks to its powerful testing framework and locator capabilities. It lets you verify if a component is rendered in memory or virtually present, even when it's not attached to the DOM.
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