Select File

This action selects a file to upload in a file field.

The found tag must be the <input>-tag of type file.

Properties

The Select File action can be configured using the following properties:

File to Select:
Specifies the file to upload. The file must be obtained from one of the following locations:
File Contained in Variable:
The file contents is read from a variable.
File Name:
Specify the file name. The value can be specified in several ways using a Value Selector.
File Content Type:
Specify the content type of the file. See below how it may be specified.
File Contents:
Select the variable that holds the contents of the file.
File in Local File System:
The file is located in the local file system.
File Name:
Specify the absolute path to the file. The value can be specified in several ways using a Value Selector.
File Content Type:
Specify the content type of the file. See below how it may be specified.
Options:
The robot's options can be overridden with the step's own options. An option that is marked with an asterisk in the Options Dialog will override the one from the robot's configuration. All other options will be the same as specified for the robot.

Specifying the File Content Type

The file content type can be specified in the following ways:

Automatic:
The content type will be automatically determined from the content.
From Variable:
The content type is specified by a variable in an object. For example, the variable should contain the text "image/gif" for a GIF image.
Predefined:
The content type is selected from a list.
Custom:
The content type is specified directly, e.g. "text/plain" for text contents.