Text Dialog Item Definition

Syntax:

Text X, Y, DX, DY, Title$[, .Field][, Options]

Group: User Dialog

Description:
Define a text item.

Parameter Description

X This number value is the distance from the left edge of the dialog box. It is measured in 1/8 ths of the average character width for the dialog's font.

Y This number value is the distance from the top edge of the dialog box. It is measured in 1/12 ths of the character height for the dialog's font.

DX This number value is the width. It is measured in 1/8 ths of the average character width for the dialog's font.

DY This number value is the height. It is measured in 1/12 ths of the character height for the dialog's font.

Title$ The value of this string is the title of the text control.

Field This identifier is the name of the field. The dialogfunc receives this name as string. If this identifer is omitted then the first two words of the title are used.

Options This numeric value controls the alignment of the text. Choose one value from following table. (If this numeric value omitted then zero is used.)

Option

Description

0

Text is left aligned.

1

Text is right aligned.

2

Text is centered.

See Also: Begin Dialog, Dim As UserDialog.

Example:

Sub Main
  Begin Dialog UserDialog 200,120
  Text 10,10,180,15,"Please push the OK button"
  OKButton 80,90,40,20
  End Dialog
  Dim dlg As UserDialog
  Dialog dlg ' show dialog (wait for ok)
End
Sub