str) – Unique identifier (int) or username (str) of the target chat. For your personal cloud (Saved Messages) you can simply use “me” or “self”. For a contact that exists in your Telegram address book you can use his phone number (str).
str) – Photo to send. Pass a file_id as string to send a photo that exists on the Telegram servers, pass an HTTP URL as a string for Telegram to get a photo from the Internet, or pass a file path as string to upload a new photo that exists on your local machine.
str, optional) – A valid file reference obtained by a recently fetched media message. To be used in combination with a file id in case a file reference is needed.
bool, optional) – Photo caption, 0-1024 characters.
str, optional) – By default, texts are parsed using both Markdown and HTML styles. You can combine both syntaxes together. Pass “markdown” or “md” to enable Markdown-style parsing only. Pass “html” to enable HTML-style parsing only. Pass None to completely disable style parsing.
int, optional) – Self-Destruct Timer. If you set a timer, the photo will self-destruct in ttl_seconds seconds after it was viewed.
bool, optional) – Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.
int, optional) – If the message is a reply, ID of the original message.
int, optional) – Date when the message will be automatically sent. Unix time.
ForceReply, optional) – Additional interface options. An object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.
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.
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
int) – The amount of bytes transmitted so far.
int) – The total size of the file.
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.
# Send photo by uploading from local file app.send_photo("me", "photo.jpg") # Send photo by uploading from URL app.send_photo("me", "https://i.imgur.com/BQBTP7d.png") # Add caption to a photo app.send_photo("me", "photo.jpg", caption="Holidays!") # Send self-destructing photo app.send_photo("me", "photo.jpg", ttl_seconds=10)