Type into not working in "Save As" tab!


I need to download a file in one folder(For ex: C: ABC\Folder)
After clicking download button this tab will be opened and I need to type folder path in address path…

Type into activity is working fine when system is on. But when system is locked it’s not working in background… And when using simulate click we can’t send any special keys and “click before typing” option.

How can i fix this?

You can type full path (including folder names) directly in the “File name” field.

Sorry can’t get you. Can you please explain more.

And my problem is not in typing. It’s not choosing the correct box(Address box). And not working only when system is locked.

I meant that you don’t need to choose the address box. You can type the full path in the “File name”, the highlighted area here:

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Yes, as @ efelantti is mentioning, type file name along with full path in File Name field.

Also, this “Save As” dialogue is part of windows so use “SendWindowMessages” instead of “Simulate”.


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@efelantti & @VelanDev ,

typing whole folder & file path into the field is not reliable due to this:

Microsoft Windows has a MAX_PATH limit of ~256 characters. If the length of the path and filename combined exceed ~256 characters you will be able to see the path/files via Windows/File Explorer, but may not be able to delete/move/rename these paths/files.

Ashok :slight_smile:

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Good point. That applies always with paths in Windows, I think, so it might make sense to check path length in an If clause beforehand (not limited to this case).


Thank you. It’s working fine now. :+1:

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