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There may be scenarios in which you need to download a PDF document and edit/assert text which it contains. This can be easily done in Provar using the Download interaction for links, which downloads the link’s destination in a value and parses/asserts it.
Download and assert
Specify the following parameters:
- Result Name: Stores the content of the downloaded document
- Result Scope: Selects the scope of the result
- Result Format: Indicates how Provar should the content
There are three ways in which the content of the document/PDF can be processed or tested.
The content will be parsed by Provar, allowing the value to be updated by using Replace test step. The text content of word/PDF documents is made available for assertion also.
In above figure, entire content of the document will be stored in OldContents->contentText
Use Match test step to assert text
The content is parsed similar to above but stored as a simple text value. The value cannot be updated and re-uploaded. Text content available for only assertion.
The content will just be available as raw data. The value cannot be updated and re-uploaded.