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Create input dialog box



answer = inputdlg(prompt) creates a modal dialog box and returns user inputs in the cell array. prompt is a cell array containing prompt strings.

answer = inputdlg(prompt,dlg_title) dlg_title specifies a title for the dialog box.

answer = inputdlg(prompt,dlg_title,num_lines) num_lines specifies the number of lines for each user entered value. num_lines can be a scalar, column vector, or matrix.

answer = inputdlg(prompt,dlg_title,num_lines,defAns) defAns specifies the default value to display for each prompt. defAns must contain the same number of elements as prompt and all elements must be strings.

answer = inputdlg(prompt,dlg_title,num_lines,defAns,Resize) Resize specifies whether or not the dialog box can be resized. Permissible values are 'on' and 'off' where 'on' means that the dialog box can be resized and that the dialog box is not modal.


Create a dialog box to input an integer and colormap name. Allow one line for each value.

See Also

dialog, errordlg, helpdlg, questdlg, warndlg

Predefined Dialog Boxes for related functions

  input inputname