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prompt method

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

Syntax

var retval = window.prompt(message, defstr);

Parameters

message [in, optional]

Type: BSTR

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

defstr [in, optional]

Type: BSTR

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

Return value

Type: Variant

String or Integer. Returns the value typed in by the user.

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

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.

See also

window

 

 

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