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VeeLearnMSFT
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Populate File Location and File Name

I am stuck, I have to run a procdss to upload files into a web portal.  First I had a really hard time to find how to press the Choose file button. Nothing worked except OCR "Choose File".  Now I am having issues inputing the file location.  I first one to enter in the file location and then I will input the specific file I want it to grab.  My roadblock is trying to input the file location. I read some forums and they suggested using populate text in window but it doesnt work. It cannot find the file location bar.  Is there a back end way I can do this.  I spent half a day trying to get this to work. UI Automation doest Work , Web Form filling doesnt work.  Please help!

Desparate user.

 

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MichaelAnnis
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Does your window have this at the bottom?

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If so, the cursor typically defaults to this field, so you can just use Send Keys

Send Keys %FilePath%{Enter}

Wait 1

Send Keys %FileName%{Enter}

 

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MichaelAnnis
Super User
Super User

Does your window have this at the bottom?

MichaelAnnis_0-1643326127439.png

 

If so, the cursor typically defaults to this field, so you can just use Send Keys

Send Keys %FilePath%{Enter}

Wait 1

Send Keys %FileName%{Enter}

 

VeeLearnMSFT
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Post Partisan

Michael that worked! Thank you for your solution and getting it so quickly! You are awesome!

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