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Keyboard.type() method

Sends a keydown, keypress/input, and keyup event for each character in the text.

Signature:

class Keyboard {
type(
text: string,
options?: {
delay?: number;
}
): Promise<void>;
}

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescription
textstringA text to type into a focused element.
options{ delay?: number; }(Optional) An object of options. Accepts delay which, if specified, is the time to wait between keydown and keyup in milliseconds. Defaults to 0.

Returns:

Promise<void>

Remarks

To press a special key, like Control or ArrowDown, use Keyboard.press().

Modifier keys DO NOT effect keyboard.type. Holding down Shift will not type the text in upper case.

Example

await page.keyboard.type('Hello'); // Types instantly
await page.keyboard.type('World', {delay: 100}); // Types slower, like a user