13.4. Input Boxes

When you want to retrieve one simple piece of textual information from the user, use an input box. You'll be familiar with input boxes by sight if not by name: they usually look something like the example shown in Figure 13.10.

Figure 13.10. Use an input box to retrieve a single piece of information from the user.

Create Custom Boxes for Complex Interaction

To retrieve two or more pieces of information from the user, you could use two or more input boxes in succession, but usually creating a custom dialog box is a better idea. You'll start looking at custom dialog boxes in Chapter 14, "Creating Simple Custom Dialog Boxes." ...

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