Added in 1.9.0


Prompts the user for input and returns the result.

See also $yes, $no, $ok, $cancel, $timeout.

Can be prefixed with # to ensure the resulted text starts with a channel prefix.


prompt - Question text.
[options] - (optional)

e - Show input Editbox.
p - Show input password Editbox.
o - Show only a OK button.
y - Show Yes/No buttons.
n - Show Yes/No/Cancel buttons.
r - Show Retry/Cancel buttons.
v - Return $ok, $yes, $no, $cancel for buttons.
g - Right-align buttons.
b - Disables buttons for a second when dialog is displayed.
f - Return $no/$cancel for edit/combo boxes if no/cancel is pressed.
i - Show the information icon.
q - Show the question icon.
w - Show the warning icon.
h - Show the error icon.
c - Show the recycle bin icon.
t - Show the favorites icon.
d - Play the system sound associated with the icon.
s - Indicates that [window] name has been specified.
a - Unminimize and focus the parent form.
u - use current active window as parent window
kN - Close/timeout the dialog after N seconds. On timing out, $timeout is returned if v is specified, otherwise $false.
m - Indicates that multiple text parameters have been specified. They will be displayed in a combobox.

1 - Show input Editbox (equivalent of the 'e' switch)
2 - Show input password Editbox (equivalent of 'p' switch)
4 - OK button (equivalent of 'o')
8 - Yes/No buttons ('y')
16 - Yes/Bo/Cancel buttons ('n')
32 - Return $ok, $yes, $no, $cancel for buttons. ('v')
64 - Show the info icon ('i')
128 - Show the question icon ('q')
256 - Show the warning icon ('w')
512 - Show the hand icon ('h')

[window] - Window name to associate the dialog with.
[title] - The Titlebar text
[text] - The default text placed in the input Editbox.


; Ask for a name and print it.
//echo -ag $input(What is your name?, Question)