ASK

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.

Example:

# 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”
 exit
endif

if response = no
 pause “You hit NO”
 exit
endif

exit

See Also:  PAUSE