[TIPs] TestObject cannot be clicked

Hi all, I’ve seen a lot of questions about TestObjects cannot be clicked.

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Element Click Intercepted

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Element not interactable

org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotInteractableException: Cannot click on element
Build info: version: ‘3.7.1’, revision: ‘8a0099a’, time: ‘2017-11-06T21:07:36.161Z’
System info: host: ‘LN446533’, ip: ‘’, os.name: ‘Windows 10’, os.arch: ‘amd64’, os.version: ‘10.0’, java.version: ‘1.8.0_102’

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Element not visible

06-21-2018 12:01:49 PM - [FAILED] - Unable to click on object ‘Object
Repository/Menu_Iteam_MainNavigation/lnk_MainMenuIteam’ (Root cause: 
org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException: element not visible

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Viable solutions that worked

Javascript click

Props to @Russ_Thomas and @Brandon_Hein


package util

import org.openqa.selenium.JavascriptExecutor
import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver
import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement

import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.common.WebUiCommonHelper
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.driver.DriverFactory

public class Util {

	public static void jsClick(final TestObject testObject) {
		WebElement element = WebUiCommonHelper.findWebElement(testObject, 30);
		WebDriver driver = DriverFactory.getWebDriver();
		JavascriptExecutor jsExecutor = (JavascriptExecutor)driver;
		jsExecutor.executeScript("arguments[0].click();", element);

In test case

import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObject as TestObject

// This is the import statement for the "Util" Custom Keyword we've created:
import util.Util

TestObject myTestObject = ObjectRepository.findTestObject("path/to/my/object");

Wait for element to be clickable

WebUI.waitForElementClickable(findTestObject('Page_CuraHomepage/btn_MakeAppointment'), 20)

Double click

It was said to have worked by @sudam_wellappuli

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you can also try WebUI.enhancedClick, if the elements you are trying to click contains a javascript onclick attribute then single click will throw ‘element not interactable’ exception. best solutions for this is to use -

  1. WebUI.doubleClick()
  2. WebUI.enhancedClick()
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