Entry dialog for a text

Entry dialog for a text

Name Type Default Description
Return int   != 0 Okay, 0 Cancel
str String or char* - When opening, the passsed text will be assumed by the entry field of the dialog. After Okay the text is given the content of the entry field. In the case of Parametertype char * the parameter must be a variable that is large enough to accommodate the expected result.
label String or char* - Short caption of the entry field
title String or char* "Frage" Window title
okay String or char* "Okay" Caption of the Okay button
cancel String or char* "Abbrechen" Caption of the Cancel button
multiline int 1 Is the edit field of the dialog to contain several lines? If the field can contain several lines, Return will be considered to text characteristics and the dialog may only be ended by a mouse-click. Otherwise the dialog can be confirmed with Return.
maxchars int 0 max. input length (str must allocated with 1 byte more for the closing 0 at least!)

int main ()
    char str[2048];

strcpy (str, "Little Red Riding Hood"); askstring (str, "Fairy story time", "Grimm", "Yes", "No");

String instead of char *

int main()
    String 	str 	= string::alloc("Rötkäppchen");
    String 	label 	= string::alloc("Märchenstunde");
    String 	title 	= string::alloc("Grimmig");
    String 	yes 	= string::alloc("Ja");
    String 	no 		= string::alloc("Nein");
askstring (str, label, title, yes, no);
string::release(str); string::release(label); string::release(title); string::release(yes); string::release(no); }

Parameter multiline from version 1.2 (18. Juni 2005)
Parameter maxchars from version 1.3.4 (R172)

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