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HtmlWindow.Prompt Method

Shows a dialog box that displays a message and a text box to the user.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public string Prompt(
	string message,
	string defaultInputValue


Type: System.String

The message to display to the user.

Type: System.String

The default value displayed in the text box.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String representing the text entered by the user.

Prompt provides a quick, easy way to obtain simple text input from the user.

Although Prompt accepts Unicode text as input, the Internet Explorer script prompt will not display non-Latin language text appropriately on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME or Windows NT due to operating system limitations. For more information, see INFO: Internet Explorer Script Prompts and MBCS/Unicode.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0