save_file()

Client.save_file()

Upload a file onto Telegram servers, without actually sending the message to anyone. Useful whenever an InputFile type is required.

Note

This is a utility method intended to be used only when working with raw functions (i.e: a Telegram API method you wish to use which is not available yet in the Client class as an easy-to-use method).

Parameters
  • path (str) – The path of the file you want to upload that exists on your local machine.

  • file_id (int, optional) – In case a file part expired, pass the file_id and the file_part to retry uploading that specific chunk.

  • file_part (int, optional) – In case a file part expired, pass the file_id and the file_part to retry uploading that specific chunk.

  • progress (callable, optional) – Pass a callback function to view the file transmission progress. The function must take (current, total) as positional arguments (look at Other Parameters below for a detailed description) and will be called back each time a new file chunk has been successfully transmitted.

  • progress_args (tuple, optional) – Extra custom arguments for the progress callback function. You can pass anything you need to be available in the progress callback scope; for example, a Message object or a Client instance in order to edit the message with the updated progress status.

Other Parameters
  • current (int) – The amount of bytes transmitted so far.

  • total (int) – The total size of the file.

  • *args (tuple, optional) – Extra custom arguments as defined in the progress_args parameter. You can either keep *args or add every single extra argument in your function signature.

Returns

InputFile – On success, the uploaded file is returned in form of an InputFile object.

Raises

RPCError – In case of a Telegram RPC error.