Parul Institute Of Engineering & TechnologySubject code:- 151006Name of subject:- Visual Basic And ApplicationName of unit:- Using Intrinsic Dialogs(Topic):- InputBoxName of faculty:- 1) Ms.Nupur mamName of students:- 1) Vivek Patel (Roll.no- 146) 2) Sagar Pandya (Roll.no-140)
InputBox Defination: InputBox is used to accept input from the user. An inputBox is a pop up box,similar to a message box which has a textBox. It also has a “OK” and “CANCEL” buttons.
A way to ask a user of your system a question is to use an Inputbox: Heres what were trying to achieve: Ask the question:
Display the answer:
Heres the code:
InputBox takes several arguments: Prompt Title Default Xpos Ypos HelpFile Context
In this example, we have entered: Prompt: "How Many Apples Do You Want?" Title: "Apples" Default: 3 We then display the choice back to the user, but using this in a practical way, wed trap the answer and use it for something else
We check whether the return from the box is"" If "" then theyve pressed the Cancel button, and we should exit.
Getting User Input With aVBA Input Box This could be useful if you wanted to fill up a page with text and print it to see if the margins etc. look OK. 1. Open a new document in Word. 2. Open the VBA Editor (Tools>Macro>Visual Basic Editor). 3. Copy the following text from Sub InputBoxInsertText() to End Sub, inclusively.
Sub InputBoxInsertText() Selection.HomeKey wdStory TheSentence = InputBox("Type Text Please", "Using the VBA Input Box") HowManyTimes = InputBox("How many times", "Using the VBA Input Box") For Counter = 1 To HowManyTimes Selection.TypeText TheSentence & " " Next End Sub
4. Put the cursor anywhere within this code block. 5. Press F5 6. Type a word or two into the first VBA input box that appears. 7. Type a number (between 50 and 100) into the second Input Box.
8. Go to the new document you opened and seehow the word or two that you typed into theinput box appears repeated the amount of timescorresponding to value you entered into thesecond input box.
ARGUMENT prompt : Required. String expression displayed as the message in the dialog box. The maximum length ofprompt is approximately 1024 characters, depending on the width of the characters used. Ifprompt consists of more than one line, you can separate the lines using a carriage return character , a linefeed character , or carriage return–linefeed character combination
title : Optional. String expression displayed in the title bar of the dialog box. If you omit title, the application name is placed in the title bar. Default: Optional. String expression displayed in the text box as the default response if no other input is provided. If you omit default, the text box is displayed empty.
Xpos: Optional. Numeric expression that specifies, in twips, the horizontal distance of the left edge of the dialog box from the left edge of the screen. If xpos is omitted, the dialog box is horizontally centered.
Ypos: Optional. Numeric expression that specifies, in twips, the vertical distance of the upper edge of the dialog box from the top of the screen. If ypos is omitted, the dialog box is vertically positioned approximately one-third of the way down the screen.
Helpfile: Optional. String expression that identifies the Help file to use to provide context-sensitive Help for the dialog box. If helpfile is provided, context must also be provided.