DlgText Instruction/Function

Syntax:

DlgText DlgItem, Text

 

-or-

 

DlgText[$](DlgItem|$)

 

Group:

 Dialog Function

 

Description:

 

Instruction: Set the text for DlgItem.

Function: Return the text from DlgItem.

This instruction/function must be called directly or indirectly from a dialogfunc.

 

Parameter

Description

DlgItem

If this is a numeric value then it is the dialog item number. The first item is 0, second is 1, etc. If this is a string value then it is the dialog item's field name.

Note: Use -1 to access the dialog's title.

Text

Set the text of DlgItem to this string value

 

 

Example:


Sub Main
  Begin Dialog UserDialog 200,120,.DialogFunc
  Text 10,10,180,15,"Please push the OK button"
  TextBox 10,40,180,15,.Text
  OKButton 30,90,60,20
  PushButton 110,90,60,20,"&Now"
  End Dialog

  Dim dlg As UserDialog
  Debug.Print Dialog(dlg)
End
Sub


Function DialogFunc%(DlgItem$, Action%, SuppValue%)
  Debug.Print "Action=";Action%
  Select Case Action%
  Case 1 ' Dialog box initialization
  Beep
  Case 2 ' Value changing or button pressed
  Select Case DlgItem$
  Case "Now"
  DlgText "Text",CStr(Now)
  DialogFunc% = True 'do not exit the dialog
  End Select
End
Select
End
Function