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NAME ^

Curses::Forms::Dialog::Input - Curses Forms Input Dialog

MODULE VERSION ^

$Id: Input.pm,v 0.4 2002/11/04 01:06:35 corliss Exp corliss $

SYNOPSIS ^

        use Curses::Forms::Dialog::Input;

  ($rv, $text) = input('Input Parameter!', BTN_OK | BTN_CANCEL, 
    'Search String', 20, qw(white red yellow));

REQUIREMENTS ^

Curses Curses::Widgets Curses::Forms Curses::Forms::Dialog

DESCRIPTION ^

Provides a single function to displaying single field input dialogs.

FUNCTIONS ^

input

  ($rv, $text) = input('Input Parameter!', BTN_OK | BTN_CANCEL, 
    'Search String', 20, qw(white red yellow));

This function displays an input dialog with the specified title, buttons, and field caption. The following constants are defined for specifying buttons, and can be or'ed to provide multiple choices:

  BTN_OK
  BTN_CANCEL
  BTN_HELP

The remaining arguments is the max string length and the desired colours (foreground, background, and caption colour).

The return value of the dialog will be the index value of the chosen button, as one would normally recieve from the Curses::Widgets::ButtonSet widget, and the string value of the TextField widget.

HISTORY ^

2002/10/10 -- Rewritten in OO form.

AUTHOR/COPYRIGHT ^

(c) 2001 Arthur Corliss (corliss@digitalmages.com)

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