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Downloads of v 1.2:


Last Update:

10 May 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Krzysztof Łaputa


keepass plugin autotype auto-type

KeePass Plugin PickCharsDeferred

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1.2 | Updated: 10 May 2019



Downloads of v 1.2:



Software Author(s):

  • Krzysztof Łaputa

KeePass Plugin PickCharsDeferred 1.2

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install KeePass Plugin PickCharsDeferred, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade KeePass Plugin PickCharsDeferred, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall KeePass Plugin PickCharsDeferred, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred
    name: keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred
    version: '1.2'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.2'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred
    Name     = "keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred"
    Version  = "1.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred':
  ensure   => '1.2',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 16 May 2019.


Instead of asking for characters at the very begining of auto-type sequence, it will postpone it to the place where it was actually entered.

Useful when the login screen consists of two parts and it is not known in advance what characters will be needed.


$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

function Install-Plugin {
	$pluginPath = Get-KeePassPluginsPath
	$pluginFile = Join-Path $toolsDir $fileName
	Write-Verbose "Downloading into tools dir."
	Get-ChocolateyWebFile -PackageName "$packageName" -FileFullPath "$pluginFile" `
		-Url "$url" `
		-Checksum "$checksum" `
		-ChecksumType "$checksumType"
	# rename PLGX file so it is clear which plugins are managed via choco
	$pluginChocoFile = Join-Path $pluginPath "$($packageName).plgx"
	Move-Item -Path $pluginFile -Destination $pluginChocoFile -Force -ErrorAction Continue
	Write-Verbose "Moving to plugins directory."

	if ( Get-Process -Name "KeePass" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue ) {
		Write-Warning "$($packageSearch) is currently running. Plugin will be available at next restart of $($packageSearch)." 
	} else {
		Write-Host "$($packageName) will be loaded the next time KeePass is started."

try {
	. "${toolsDir}\common.ps1"
} catch {
	throw $_.Exception
function Uninstall-Plugin {
	Write-Verbose "Checking KeePass is not running..."
	if (Get-Process -Name "KeePass" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
		Write-Warning "$($packageSearch) is running. Please save any opened databases and close $($packageSearch) before attempting to uninstall KeePass plugins."
		exit 1

	$pluginPath = Get-KeePassPluginsPath
	$pluginFile = Join-Path $pluginPath $fileName
	$pluginChocoFile = Join-Path $pluginPath "$($packageName).plgx"
	if (Test-Path $pluginFile) {
		Write-Warning "$(fileName) was found but it is not managed by Chocolatey."
		Write-Warning "If you intend to remove it anyway, please do it manually."
	if (Test-Path $pluginChocoFile) {
		Remove-Item -Path $pluginChocoFile -Force -ErrorAction Continue
	} else {
		Write-Warning "The plugin has not been found!"

try {
	$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
	. "${toolsDir}\common.ps1"
} catch {
	throw $_.Exception
# powershell v2 compatibility
$psVer = $PSVersionTable.PSVersion.Major
if ($psver -ge 3) {
	function Get-ChildItemDir {Get-ChildItem -Directory $args}
} else {
	function Get-ChildItemDir {Get-ChildItem $args}

$packageName = 'keepass-plugin-pickcharsdeferred'
$fileName = 'PickCharsDeferred.plgx'
$packageSearch = 'KeePass Password Safe'
$url = ''
$checksum = '944c4d7919988ea45f20952853f24068e0deea0de5df1988f56cdd6e73fe8183'
$checksumType = 'sha256'

function Get-KeePassPluginsPath {
	Write-Verbose "Searching registry for installed KeePass..."
	$regPath = Get-ItemProperty -Path `
		  'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*') `
		-ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
		| Where-Object { `
			$_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch*" `
			-and $_.DisplayVersion -ge 2.0 `
			-and $_.DisplayVersion -lt 3.0 `
		} `
		| ForEach-Object {$_.InstallLocation}
	$installPath = $regPath

	if (! $installPath) {
		Write-Verbose "Searching $env:ChocolateyBinRoot for portable install..."
		$binRoot = Get-BinRoot
		$portPath = Join-Path $binRoot "keepass"
		$installPath = Get-ChildItemDir $portPath* -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

	if (! $installPath) {
		Write-Verbose "Searching $env:Path for unregistered install..."
		$installFullName = (Get-Command keepass -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).Path
		if (! $installFullName) {
		$installPath = [io.path]::GetDirectoryName($installFullName)

	if (! $installPath) {
		Write-Warning "$($packageSearch) not found."

	Write-Verbose "`t...found."

	Write-Verbose "Searching for plugin directory..."
	$pluginPath = (Get-ChildItemDir $installPath\Plugin*).FullName
	if ($pluginPath.Count -eq 0) {
		$pluginPath = Join-Path $installPath "Plugins"
	return $pluginPath

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