ASK dialog box
scott at tactilemedia.com
Wed Nov 25 12:32:51 EST 2015
Klaus is right -- you should only need to test for "cancel" in the result. If you don't receive that, any other value, including empty, is a valid user choice. You probably already know you can "ask..." with a preset value, so you could also compare against an expected result.
Tactile Media UX/UI Design
> On Nov 25, 2015, at 9:17 AM, Randy Hengst <iowahengst at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi Klauss,
> Yes, I did find that Cancel put EMPTY into it.
> The catch is, so does selecting OK when the user leaves the dialog empty.
> I’d like to respond in different ways depending on the user selecting Cancel versus OK.
> I can’t find a way to trap for which button is pressed since in both cases it seems that EMPTY is placed in “it”
> be well,
> Randy Hengst
>> On Nov 24, 2015, at 11:47 AM, Klaus major-k <klaus at major-k.de> wrote:
>> Hi Randy,
>>> Am 24.11.2015 um 18:44 schrieb Randy Hengst <iowahengst at mac.com>:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I’ve include an ASK command in a new app.
>>> It was my understanding (though I don’t see this in the dictionary) that “Cancel” is placed in the “it” variable when the user selects “Cancel."
>>> However, the “it” variable seems to be empty… which is the same way “it” appears when no information is entered into the ASK dialog box and “OK” is pressed.
>>> I’d like to do one thing when the user “Cancels” and another when the user simply leaves the dialog blank, but presses OK.
>>> Is there a way to discern between an “OK” with no information added and a “Cancel”?
>> If the user hits „Cancel":
>> IT = EMPTY
>> the result = Cancel
>>> be well,
>>> Randy Hengst
>> Klaus Major
>> klaus at major-k.de
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