Hovers the mouse pointer over a webpage element.

t.hover( selector [, options] )
Parameter Type Description
selector Function | String | Selector | Snapshot | Promise Identifies the webpage element being hovered over. See Selecting Target Elements.
options (optional) Object A set of options that provide additional parameters for the action. See Mouse Action Options.

Use this action to invoke popup elements such as hint windows, popup menus or dropdown lists that appear when hovering over other elements.

The following example shows how to move the mouse pointer over a combo box to display the dropdown list, then select an item and check that the combo box value has changed.

import { Selector } from 'testcafe';

const comboBox = Selector('.combo-box');

fixture `My fixture`
    .page `http://www.example.com/`;

test('Select combo box value', async t => {
    await t