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PromptForInteger Method (ICommandMessage)
True if the prompt is displayed in the command window, false if not

Displays the specified prompt and default value for the integer or long in the command window and gets the integer or long input by the user.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function PromptForInteger( _
   const dsString& Prompt As System.String, _
   long DefaultValue As System.Integer, _
   long* Value As System.Integer _
) As System.Boolean
System.bool PromptForInteger( 
   System.string Prompt,
   System.int DefaultValue,
   out System.int Value
   Prompt : String,
   DefaultValue : Number
) : {
   Value : Number,
   Result : Boolean
COM native C++ 
HRESULT PromptForInteger( 
   BSTR Prompt,
   LONG DefaultValue,
   LONG* Value,
DSRESULT PromptForInteger( 
   const dsString& Prompt,
   long DefaultValue,
   long* Value,
   bool* Result


Text of prompt
Default integer or long value
Integer or long value
Result[out] or Return Value
True if the prompt is displayed in the command window, false if not

See Also


DraftSight V1R1.1

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