Purpose: Prompts the user to make a yes or no decision.
Format: PAUSE variable textstring
Notes: The ASK statement will display a message box and suspend program execution until the user clicks on the YES or NO buttons. Clicking on the YES button will place a 1 in the variable while clicking on the NO button will return a 0. textstring may consist of combinations of text and variables to be printed in the message box. Text must be enclosed in quotes and must be separated from variables by spaces.
# ASK example.
# yes and no are pre-defined in the following 2 statements
yes = 1
no = 0
ask response “Click on a button”
if response = yes
pause “You hit YES”
if response = no
pause “You hit NO”
See Also: PAUSE