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Page.type() method

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

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

Signature:

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

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescription
selectorstringA selector of an element to type into. If there are multiple elements satisfying the selector, the first will be used.
textstringA text to type into a focused element.
options{ delay: number; }(Optional) have property delay which is the Time to wait between key presses in milliseconds. Defaults to 0.

Returns:

Promise<void>

Remarks

Example

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