Set Text not working accurately with Chrome Downloads

Bug: I am unable to use the ‘Set Text’ activity to download files with a default name from Chrome.

Scenario: When I need to download a file from a website using Chrome, I wish to save the file in a custom location with a custom name. When the ‘Save As’ window pops up for the download, I provide a file path and a file name. Although the file path is respected, Chrome saves the file with the default filename from the website.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. On Chrome → Settings → Advanced → Downloads, activate the ‘Ask where to save each file before downloading’ option:

  1. Execute the workflow attached.
    Chrome_Download Excel.xaml (17.5 KB)

Expected behaviour - the file downloaded bears the name ‘Input_Filename.xlsx’
Actual behaviour - the downloaded file bears the name ‘challenge.xlsx’ (default name from the website)

Workaround: When I replace the ‘Set Text’ activity with ‘Type Into’ (without Simulate Type activated) this problem disappears.

Software Version:
Studio Version - 2010.10.2 (Studio Pro)
Google Chrome version - Version 90.0.4430.93 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Note: This bug has also been indirectly reported by @Pradeep.Robot here: Chrome issue : ask where to save is not working

@anupamck thanks for reporting the problem. Taking this issue into the backlog. Regards, Gheorghe

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