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Aide Scilab >> Entrées/Sorties > input

input

prompt for user input

Calling Sequence

x = input(message [, "string"])

Arguments

message

character string

"string"

the character string "string" (may be abbreviated to "s")

x

real number (or character string if "string" is in the calling sequence)

Description

input(message) gives the user the prompt in the text string and then waits for input from the keyboard. The input can be expression which is evaluated by evstr. If nothing but a carriage return is entered at the prompt input(message) returns an empty matrix

Invoked with two arguments, the output is a character string which is the expression entered at keyboard. If nothing but a carriage return is entered at the prompt input(message) returns a single white space " ".

Examples

//x=input("How many iterations?")
//x=input("What is your name?","string")

See Also

  • evstr — évaluation d'une expression
  • x_dialog — boîte de dialogue
  • x_mdialog — boîte de dialogue pour la saisie de paramètres
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