v6.0.0 - Show latest stable - 0 notes - Class: ScreenshotHelper
take_screenshot() public

Takes a screenshot of the current page in the browser.

take_screenshot can be used at any point in your system tests to take a screenshot of the current state. This can be useful for debugging or automating visual testing.

The screenshot will be displayed in your console, if supported.

You can set the RAILS_SYSTEM_TESTING_SCREENSHOT environment variable to control the output. Possible values are:

  • simple (default)

    Only displays the screenshot path. This is the default value.

  • inline

    Display the screenshot in the terminal using the iTerm image protocol (iterm2.com/documentation-images.html).

  • artifact

    Display the screenshot in the terminal, using the terminal artifact format (buildkite.github.io/terminal-to-html/inline-images/).

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