In Playwright, an editable element is one that's enabled and doesn't have the readonly property set. You can interact with it, like inputting or editing text.
Playwright provides the
isEditable() method to check if an element is editable. Here's how you can use it with an input box:
const inputBox = await page.$('input[type="text"]'); const isEditable = await inputBox.isEditable();
In this example, we're using
page.$() to find the input box using a CSS selector. Then, we call
isEditable() on the
inputBox object. If
isEditable returns true, the input box is editable.
Remember, an element being "editable" doesn't mean you can interact with all elements within it. Some contenteditable elements may limit certain modifications.
So, an input box is considered editable in Playwright if it's enabled and doesn't have the readonly property set. Happy testing with Playwright!
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