Input Dialog


Displays an input dialog box that lets the user enter a value, the entered value will be used in the subsequent actions. For example, you may use the instruction to ask user which type of files should be copied in a file copy task.

Parameters

  • Prompt string The title of dialog, it will be displayed in the dialog box, and can be used to inform the user why need to input a value.

  • Initial value Specifies a default value.

  • Format of value Specifies which format of value is allowed. For example, if the option is "Only numeric is allowed" and the user enter a string "abc", an error message box will popup when "OK" button is clicked.

  • Value must not be empty With the option checked, the "OK" button will be grayed if there is nothing in the input field.

  • Press OK button after x seconds Specifies whether to automatically press OK button.

  • Action after clicking "Cancel" button Specifies an action that should be executed after the "Cancel" button is clicked.

  • Store entered value into Specifies the name of an already defined variable that should be populated with the entered value.

  • Convert value to Specifies how to store the value.

  • Display a picture on input dialog Specifies whether displays a picture on the dialog. The picture can be used to guide users to type something. The common usage is show the CAPTCHA from webpage.

  • Picture from variable Specifies the name of the variable which holds the picture data.

  • Picture from a file Specifies the image file name. The image file type can be JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, or TIFF.

Notes:

The variable for the input value shouldn't be empty, for more information about the variable and data type, please refer to "Variable and Expression".