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Manual Reference Pages  -  CURSES::UI::DIALOG::QUESTION (3)

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NAME

Curses::UI::Dialog::Question - Pose a simple question to the user

CONTENTS

CLASS HIERARCHY



 Curses::UI::Widget
    |
    +----Curses::UI::Container
            |
            +----Curses::UI::Window
                    |
                    +----Curses::UI::Dialog::Question



SYNOPSIS



    use Curses::UI;
    my $cui = new Curses::UI;
    my $win = $cui->add(window_id, Window);

    # The hard way.
    # -------------
    my $dialog = $win->add(
        mydialog, Dialog::Question,
        -question   => How super awesome are you?
    );
    $dialog->modalfocus;
    $win->delete(mydialog);

    # The easy way (see Curses::UI documentation).
    # --------------------------------------------
    my $value = $cui->question(-question => How super awesome are you?);

    # or even
    my $awesomeness = $cui->question(How super awesome are you?);



DESCRIPTION

Curses::UI::Dialog::Question is a basic question dialog. This type of dialog has a message on it, a TextEntry answer box, and one or more buttons. It can be used to have a user enter some answer in response to a question.

See exampes/demo-widgets in the distribution for a short demo.

OPTIONS

o <B>-titleB> < TEXT >

Set the title of the dialog window to TEXT.

o <B>-questionB> < TEXT >

This option sets the question to show to TEXT. The text may contain newline (\n) characters.

o <B>-buttonsB> < ARRAYREF >
o <B>-selectedB> < INDEX >
o <B>-buttonalignmentB> < VALUE >

These options sets the buttons that have to be used. For an explanation of these options, see the Curses::UI::Buttonbox documentation.

METHODS

o <B>newB> ( HASH )
o <B>layoutB> ( )
o <B>drawB> ( BOOLEAN )
o <B>focusB> ( )

These are standard methods. See Curses::UI::Container for an explanation of these.

o <B>getB> ( )

This method will call <B>getB> on the TextEntry object of the dialog and return its returnvalue. See Curses::UI::TextEntry for more information on this. If the cancel button was pressed, the return value will be undef.

SEE ALSO

Curses::UI, Curses::UI::Container, Curses::UI::Buttonbox

AUTHOR

Copyright (c) 2004 Luke Closs <lukec@activestate.com>. All rights reserved.

Maintained by Marcus Thiesen (marcus@cpan.thiesenweb.de)

This package is free software and is provided as is without express or implied warranty. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the same terms as perl itself.

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