Simulating Clicks on GWT Push Buttons with Selenium RC

I've come across an oddity in my functional tests for a GWT application I am working on.

The Selenium RC test I have should simulate a user clicking on a button, implemented as a GWT PushButton ( The problem is that the click on the button never seemed to work using the following code:;

A GWT PushButton is not a standard HTML <input type="submit" ...> or a <button ...> rather it is a styled button constructed from DIV and other HTML tags.

After some head scratching and experimentation it turns out that the click can be actioned using the following code.


Not exactly rocket science in the end, but it took a while to work out. Hopefully this will save someone else having to work it out from scratch!

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