get_save_filename_input(prompt, ext='', default_name='')[source]

get_save_filename_input prompts the user for a file name to save as, optionally providing a file extension and default_name.

Note: This API function differently on the command line vs. the UI. In the UI a popup is used. On the commandline
a simple text prompt is used. The ui uses the native window popup for file selection.
  • prompt (str) – Prompt to display.
  • ext (str) – Optional, file extension
  • default_name (str) – Optional, default file name.
>>> get_save_filename_input("filename:", "exe", "foo.exe")
filename: foo.exe