Python library for generating XPath expressions
XPath is a Python DSL around a subset of XPath 1.0. Its primary purpose is to facilitate writing complex XPath queries from Python code.
To create expressions, use the generators in xpath.dsl:
from xpath import dsl as x from xpath.renderer import to_xpath expression = x.descendant("ul")[x.attr("id") == "foo"] xpath = to_xpath(expression)
XPath comes with a set of premade XPaths for use with HTML documents.
You can generate these like this:
from xpath.html import button from xpath.renderer import to_xpath to_xpath(button("Save"), exact=True)
See xpath.html for all available matchers.
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