prompt method

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Applies to: desktop apps only

Displays a dialog box that prompts the user with a message and an input field.

This method is not supported for Metro style apps using JavaScript.

Syntax


VARIANT retVal = object.prompt(message, defstr);

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Parameters

message [in, optional]

Type: BSTR

BSTR that specifies the message to display in the dialog box. By default, this parameter is set to "".

defstr [in, optional]

Type: BSTR

BSTR that specifies the default value of the input field. By default, this parameter is set to "undefined".

Remarks

The title of this dialog box cannot be changed.

Windows Internet Explorer 7 and later. By default, this method is blocked by the information bar in the Internet zone. This helps prevent malicious sites from initiating spoofing attacks. For more information, please see WebBrowser Customization.

 

 

Build date: 6/6/2012

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