a return value with @Test


I’m using the following to see if an element is present. When I call it I get the following msg:

Method public static boolean AutomationFramework.SalesForce.isElementPresent(org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver,org.openqa.selenium.By) has a @Test annotation but also a return value: ignoring it. Use <suite allow-return-values=”true”> to fix this

When I call this method. I’m not sure what  I do for this fix “Use <suite allow-return-values=”true”> to fix this” . Where is that set?

static boolean isElementPresent(WebDriver driver, By by) {

try {


return true;


catch(NoSuchElementException e){

return false; }



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    So it looks like I need to update an XML file. Can you point me to where this might be?

    Train Answered on October 20, 2015.

    This would be your Test NG Suite Xml , Please update the Same accordingly.

    Same time please add a comment for the answer rather than replying as a separate answer

    on October 21, 2015.

    Will do, thanks again …

    on October 22, 2015.
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    Please follow the suite Standards as mentioned below , Hope this would work


    Supporter Answered on October 20, 2015.
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