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press(key, [options])

Press a single key on the keyboard or a combination of keys.

keystring''Name of the key to press or a character to generate, such as ArrowLeft or a. A superset of the key values can be found here.
options.delaynumber0Milliseconds to wait between keydown and keyup.
options.noWaitAfterbooleanfalseIf set to true and a navigation occurs from performing this action, it will not wait for it to complete.
options.timeoutnumber30000Maximum time in milliseconds. Pass 0 to disable the timeout. Default is overridden by the setDefaultTimeout option on BrowserContext or Page.


import { browser } from 'k6/experimental/browser';

export const options = {
  scenarios: {
    browser: {
      executor: 'shared-iterations',
      options: {
        browser: {
          type: 'chromium',

export default async function () {
  const page = browser.newPage();
  await page.goto('');
  const text = page.locator('#text1');'i');'ArrowLeft');'h');