You hit the nail on the head, thanks, Adam! I tried using 'break', but the ruby syntax didn't like seeing the 'break' before 'end'.
Thanks! On Apr 27, 2:39 pm, AR <reed.a...@gmail.com> wrote: > Just to make sure I understand, let's lay out a basic rescue. > > <-- code --> > > begin > assertion > actions if assertion passes > rescue > actions if assertion failed > end #rescue block > > <-- unrelated actions/functions here --> > > It sounds like you want the rescue to force the program to end safely > rather than crash with an error. In that case: > > begin > assertion > puts "passed" > rescue > puts "failed" > exit #(I don't have my code in front of me but I believe it is > 'exit' or 'quit', which will terminate the ruby program) > end #rescue block > > I've used this type of block to ensure that a data file was present > before the test ran. If it was not present, it would tell the user > and exit the script immediately. > > Am I warm? > > Thanks, > Adam > > On Apr 27, 1:47 pm, «°¤§ømåtïçCðrp§ë¤°» <john.bai...@unisys.com> > wrote: > > > > > Alex, > > > It's not that I don't want the code to run, at all, but only if it > > successfully binds/attaches to the browser. > > My issue is that it's rescueing the error, but not halting after the > > rescue; it continues to the next line of code. > > > If I know it's going to fail, and I want the code to terminate, after > > the rescue, how can I implement it? > > If I put a 'break' in there, the ruby syntax throws an error/warning > > about it. > > > As is evident, by the attached Command Line output, the code continues > > to run - after the rescue is invoked. How can I stop that!? > > > Thanks! > > John > > > On Apr 26, 3:20 am, Alex Collins <a.j.collins...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > John, > > > > Asking the obvious, if you don't want the code to run, why not remove > > > it or comment it out? I'm not entirely sure what you are after, so a > > > general response which I hope may still be useful. > > > > Firstly, the protected code block has the structure: > > > > begin > > > expr.. > > > [rescue [error_type,..] > > > expr..].. > > > [else > > > expr..] > > > [ensure > > > expr..] > > > end > > > > In this, the "end" statement ends the block. It does not stop the > > > program running. In this case, the end statement after your puts > > > 'please login..' line closes the begin block. > > > > To stop the program / script running, call the 'exit' method. > > > > Alternatively, if you want to build in behaviour around the lack of a > > > browser, you could always use an if-block: > > > > if browser > > > # do stuff when you have a browser > > > else > > > # do stuff when you have no browser (browser = nil) > > > end > > > > Alex > > > > On 26 Apr 2009, at 07:01, «°¤§ømåtïçCðrp§ë¤°» wrote: > > > > > I'm running a script, which has a rescue clause, but I want it to > > > > (essentially) break, when the rescue clause is invoked. > > > > > Instead, it runs to the next line: > > > > > C:\Documents and Settings\Marissa\Desktop>ruby T3.rb > > > > What is the user's First Name? > > > > Test > > > > What is the user's Last Name? > > > > Test > > > > ALERT: You must have a running instance of SVC open! > > > > Please log into SVC and restart Sevin. Exiting: Code1. > > > > T3.rb:18: undefined method `frame' for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError) > > > > > To state the obvious: The frame it's looking for is not going to be > > > > there, so I don't even want it to go there. > > > > > [Code] > > > > > require 'watir' > > > > > puts "What is the user's First Name?" > > > > Fname = gets.chomp #Removes return (recognized as new line command) > > > > character '\n' > > > > puts "What is the user's Last Name?" > > > > Lname = gets.chomp #Removes return (recognized as new line command) > > > > character '\n' > > > > > begin > > > > �...@browser = Watir::IE.attach(:url, 'https:// > > > >www.servicecenterweb.unisys.com/sc2/index.do') > > > > rescue Watir::Exception::NoMatchingWindowFoundException > > > > puts "ALERT: You must have a running instance of SVC open!" > > > > �...@browser1 = Watir::IE.new > > > > �...@browser1.goto('https://www.servicecenterweb.unisys.com/sc2/ > > > > index.do') > > > > puts "Please log into SVC and restart Sevin. Exiting: Code1." > > > > end > > > > �...@browser.frame(:id, 'detail').button(:id, 'X8').click > > > > #Insert company name and user > > > > �...@browser.frame(:id, 'detail').text_field(:id, 'X7').set("BAXTER") > > > > �...@browser.frame(:id, 'detail').text_field(:id, 'X78').set(Fname) > > > > �...@browser.frame(:id, 'detail').text_field(:id, 'X80').set(Lname) > > > > [/Code] > > > > > If I put a 'break' in the rescue clause, it doesn't seem to like it, > > > > and 'end' really doesn't "end", as you can see. > > > > > So, is there a way I can ditch the script, if the rescue is invoked, > > > > or will I just have to deal with it going on to the next line? > > > > > Thanks!- Hide quoted text - > > > > - Show quoted text -- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text - --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Watir General" group. 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