Purpose: Displays a pop-up box to receive user input from the keyboard .

Format:    INPUT     variable name     <text string>

Notes:  Use this statement to enter data from the keyboard and place it in the variable specified by  variable name.  The  text string  parameter is optional and appears in the pop-up dialog box.


input a “Enter a number”
input $test “Enter some text”

pause “Number: “ a “ Text: “ $test


See Also:  ASK