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 pop-up is used. On the command-line a simple text prompt is used. The UI uses the native window pop-up 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