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Closed: Nov 5

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XML special case of Get Element CSS Value is not handled as per spec

Project Member Reported by, Sep 8 2017

Issue description

The spec states we must return "" if the doc type is xml, we don't handle this case.
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Comment 1 by, Jul 26

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Status: Untriaged (was: Unconfirmed)
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Comment 2 by, Jul 31

Labels: StandardsCompliance Pri-2
Status: Available (was: Untriaged)
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Comment 3 by, Oct 17

Status: Assigned (was: Available)
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Comment 4 by, Oct 17

The following Python code snippet can repro this issue:

from selenium import webdriver
driver = webdriver.Chrome()

With current ChromeDriver (up to version 2.43), the last statement prints "block", while a correct implementation should print an empty string.
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Comment 5 by, Nov 5

The following revision refers to this bug:

commit f393ab48d68b4b17d4817831b7092afa40d75359
Author: Tatiana Buldina <>
Date: Mon Nov 05 22:12:06 2018

[ChromeDriver] XML special case in Get Element CSS Value

Bug:  chromedriver:1994 
Change-Id: Ic15edd6634d5a8cc118703a86155a90eda602a7d
Reviewed-by: John Chen <>
Commit-Queue: Tatiana Buldina <>
Cr-Commit-Position: refs/heads/master@{#605490}

Labels: ToBeReleased ChromeDriver-2.44
Status: Fixed (was: Assigned)
Status: Verified (was: Fixed)
The fix is verified
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Comment 8 by, Nov 20

Labels: -ToBeReleased

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