executeJavaScript.setAttribute fails on certain strings

Dear all,

I’m trying to manipulate webelements’ values through javascript setAttribute command, but I experience some weird behaviour.
This is my custom method:
def jsWrite(TestObject to, String input) {
WebElement element = WebUiCommonHelper.findWebElement(to,30)
WebUI.executeJavaScript("arguments[0].setAttribute(‘value’, " + input + “)”,Arrays.asList(element))

It works perfectly with this:
jsWrite(findTestObject(‘Object Repository/myobj’),‘1234’)
It means It works when I pass numbers as strings…

but it fails when I try to pass letters instead of numbers…as string…
jsWrite(findTestObject(‘Object Repository/myobj’),‘abcd’)

it says:
=============== ROOT CAUSE =====================
Caused by: org.openqa.selenium.JavascriptException: Error from JavaScript: ‘abcd’ not defined

what am I missing here?:frowning:
thank you all


Try this

"arguments[0].setAttribute('value', '" + input + "')", 

Thank you Russ, perfect solution

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