Finding Hidden Element

How to find hidden control/element on a page.


There is a page containing some hidden element (type="hidden", CSS opacity: 0, CSS display: none, etc.).

By default, almost all Atata controls during element finding use Visibility.Visible, meaning to filter only visible elements.


To find hidden element, set Visibility property of specific FindAttribute.

using Atata;

namespace SampleApp.UITests
    using _ = SomePage;

    public class SomePage : Page<_>
        [FindById("some-id", Visibility = Visibility.Hidden)] // Or Visibility.Any to find element regardless of visibility.
        public Control<_> HiddenElement { get; private set; }
    HiddenElement.Should.BePresent(); // Verifies that control/element exists on the DOM of the page.