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      Widget based text input.


Calling Sequence

      xtxtin, out


Keyword Parameters


        TITLE=tt Widget title text (def="Enter text").
          May be a text array.
        DEFAULT=def Initial text string (def=null).
        GROUP_LEADER=g Give group leader (needed if called
          from another widget routine). Can use the top level
          base wid of the calling routine.
        XSIZE=text entry area size in characters (minimum).
        YSIZE=text entry area number of lines (def=1).
          If YSIZE used then must exit with 'Accept Entry' button.
        XOFFSET=xoff, YOFFSET=yoff Widget position.
        OK=ok_txt Text for OK button (def="Accept entry").
        CLEAR=clr_txt Text for Clear button (def="Clear text").
        CANCEL=cnc_txt Text for Cancel button (def="Cancel entry").
        Extra buttons, 3 sets, all optional:
        MENU=txt Text array of labels for added menu buttons.
          Clicking a menu button returns its label text.
        /ROW means add menu buttons in a row (use short labels).
        /TOP means put menu buttons on top (def=bottom).
        MBLAB=mblab Label for menu button (def="-").
        Presets: Dropdown menu button with preset text.
          Clicking puts new text in text area from pvals.
        PTITLE=pttl Title on preset text button (scalar).
        PTAGS=ptags Text array with short tags for preset text.
        PVALS=pvals Text array of preset text strings (def=PTAGS).
          Must give at least PTITLE and PTAGS to use preset text.
        Extra command buttons: may give a few extra command
          buttons that look like the OK, CLEAR, and CANCEL
          buttons. Returns value when clicked.
        XTAGS=xtags Text array with button labels.
        XVALS=xvals Text array with text to return (def=XTAGS).
        May also have optional flags:
        FTAG=ftag Flag label(s).
        FDEF=fdef Flag default setting(s) (0 or 1).
        FOUT=fout Returned flag setting(s).


      out = Returned text string (null for CANCEL). out

Common Blocks


Modification History

      R. Sterner, 1994 Mar, 14
      R. Sterner, 1995 Mar 21 --- Added optional buttons.
      R. Sterner, 1998 Jun 3 --- Added xoff, yoff.
      R. Sterner, 2000 Aug 22 --- Added preset text keywords.
      R. Sterner, 2000 Aug 30 --- Ignored null strings for ptags.
      R. Sterner, 2002 Jun 14 --- Allowed custom button labels.
      R. Sterner, 2002 Jun 25 --- Added extra command buttons.
      R. Sterner, 2002 Jul 17 --- Added optional flags.
      R. Sterner, 2002 Jul 19 --- Fixed bug and cleaned up.
      R. Sterner, 2002 Sep 06 --- Added /ROW and MBLAB= keywords.
      R. Sterner, 2004 Apr 29 --- Upgraded to IDL5+ modal method.
      R. Sterner, 2004 Jul 13 --- Allowed multiline input (YSIZE).
      R. Sterner, 2006 Mar 03 --- Fixed problem when calling from a widget.
      R. Sterner, 2010 May 07 --- Converted arrays from () to [].
  Copyright (C) 1994, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory
  This software may be used, copied, or redistributed as long as it is not
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  routine is provided as is without any express or implied warranties
  whatsoever. Other limitations apply as described in the file disclaimer.txt.

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