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Scilab Help >> GUI > x_dialog


Dialog for interactive multi-lines input.

Calling Sequence




column vector of strings, comment for dialog


n column vector of strings, initial value suggested


User answer: n column vector of strings if returned with "Ok" button or [] if returned with "Cancel" button


Opens a dialog for interactive multi-lines input.


gain=evstr(x_dialog('Value of gain ?','0.235'))
x_dialog(['Method';'Enter sampling period'],'1')
m=evstr(x_dialog('Enter a 3x3 matrix',['[0 0 0';'0 0 0';'0 0 0]']))

See Also

  • x_mdialog — Dialog for interactive vector/matrix input.
  • x_matrix — Xwindow editing of matrix
  • evstr — evaluation of expressions
  • execstr — execute Scilab code in strings
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