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set_text

def set_text(
self,
text: str,
by: Union[Literal["default", "set-text", "sendkey-after-click", "sendkey-after-focus"], InputTextBy]= InputTextBy.Default,
overwrite: bool = True,
timeout: int = 30
) -> None

Set text for the target element, it can be used to input text to a system.

Parameters:
 text[Requried]: str
   Text to be input to target element.
 by: str | InputTextBy
   The method to perform the text input operation.
   set-text: call system method to set text to the target element. Some Windows application elements may not be supported.
   sendkey-after-click: simulate mouse click to activate the element, then send keys by simulating keyboard.
   sendkey-after-focus: set the target element to focused state, then sending keys by simulating keyboard.
   default: using different methods per target element type. set-text for web element and sendkey-after-click for desktop element.
 overwrite: bool
   Whether overwrite or append the text on the target element, default is True.
 timeout: int
   Timeout for the operation, the unit is second, and the default value is 30 seconds.

Returns:
 None

Example:


from clicknium import clicknium as cc, locator, ui

ui(locator.chrome.bing.search_sb_form_q).set_text("clicknium", overwrite = False)
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