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AutoLisp Input Box.

Input Box

This routine is very similar to the Visual Basic Input Box Function.
To use this routine you feed the function 3 arguments, the Input Box Prompt, the Title of the Input Box, and the Default Value of the Edit Box.

The syntax is straightforward:

	(inputbox "prompt" "title" "default")

For example, the Input Box above was called by using the following command:

	(inputbox "Enter Number" "AfraLisp Inputbox" "342.34")

The Input Box returns a variable "inputvalue" containing the value of the
Edit Box.

Source Coding.

First the DCL Coding:

inputbox : dialog {

	key = "title";

	: text {
	key = "prompt";
	: edit_box {
	key = "eb1";


And next the AutoLisp Coding:
(defun inputbox (prompt title default)

  (setq dcl_id (load_dialog "inputbox.dcl"))
  (if (not (new_dialog "inputbox" dcl_id))

  (set_tile "prompt" prompt)
  (set_tile "title" title)
  (set_tile "eb1" default)
  (mode_tile "eb1" 2)

     (setq result nil)"
    "(setq inputvalue (get_tile \"eb1\"))
     (setq result T)"
  (unload_dialog dcl_id)



If you would like the source coding for the the Input Box routine, just
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