Suntan Special version 0.68

Suntan Special Web edition


Suntan Special Function: query

Query presents a dialog requesting that a string be supplied by the user. A Browse button is provided, to allow the user to browse for a filename rather than type it in.


selectedItem = query(dialogName, default, instructions, type)

Program Arguments

  1. dialogName - title line for VIO and the name of the tab on the Display Monitor
  2. default - initial value of the item in the entry field
  3. instructions - instructions to the user; up to 900 characters
  4. type - optional parameter; F=File, T=Text, D=Directory


string supplied by user


The space available in the display monitor may be small in some video The text will be flowed onto the screen, wrapping as needed. If a hard line break is desired, use the carriage return, ASCII value 13.

Make the message short and to the point.

The default type is 'File'

Last Modified: 24 Dec 2019
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Copyright 2019 by Blonde Guy