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Download objects are dispatched by page via the [event:] event.

All the downloaded files belonging to the browser context are deleted when the browser context is closed.

Download event is emitted once the download starts. Download path becomes available once download completes.

download = page.expect_download do
page.get_by_text("Download file").click

# Wait for the download process to complete and save the downloaded file somewhere
path = File.join(download_dir, download.suggested_filename)



def cancel

Cancels a download. Will not fail if the download is already finished or canceled. Upon successful cancellations, download.failure() would resolve to 'canceled'.


def delete

Deletes the downloaded file. Will wait for the download to finish if necessary.


def failure

Returns download error if any. Will wait for the download to finish if necessary.


def page

Get the page that the download belongs to.


def path

Returns path to the downloaded file for a successful download, or throws for a failed/canceled download. The method will wait for the download to finish if necessary. The method throws when connected remotely.

Note that the download's file name is a random GUID, use Download#suggested_filename to get suggested file name.


def save_as(path)

Copy the download to a user-specified path. It is safe to call this method while the download is still in progress. Will wait for the download to finish if necessary.


download.save_as(File.join(download_dir, download.suggested_filename))


def suggested_filename

Returns suggested filename for this download. It is typically computed by the browser from the Content-Disposition response header or the download attribute. See the spec on whatwg. Different browsers can use different logic for computing it.


def url

Returns downloaded url.