GetInteger Method

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Gets an integer value from the user.

Signature

VBA : RetVal = object.GetInteger([Prompt])

VL : RetVal = (vla-GetInteger object Prompt)

(vla-GetInteger util "\nEnter Integer : ")

  • Object : Utility
    The object or objects this method applies to.

  • Prompt : Variant (string); input-only; optional
    The text used to prompt the user for input.

  • RetVal : Integer
    The integer value returned by the user.

Remarks

AutoCAD pauses for user input of an integer and sets the return value to the selected value. The Prompt parameter specifies a string that AutoCAD displays before it pauses. The Prompt is optional.

The AutoCAD user can enter any valid (short) integer in the range of -32,768 to +32,767.

If a keyword is returned instead of an integer, or if the user presses ENTER without entering a value, AutoCAD generates error number -2145320928 (and the error message, "User input is a keyword"). Use the GetInput method to obtain the keyword from the return value.

Example :


(defun c:al-getinteger ()

(vl-load-com)

(setq util (vla-get-utility 
                   (vla-get-activedocument 
                        (vlax-get-acad-object))))
                        
(setq theinteger (vla-GetInteger util "\nEnter Integer : "))

(princ theinteger)

(princ)

);defun

 
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