Prompt Method

HtmlWindow.Prompt Method (String, String)


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.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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