Hi --

On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Julian Leviston wrote:

> You'd probably want
>
> puts "Please enter dollar amount":
> gets line

I doubt it, unless you've got some reason to expect the input to
terminate with whatever line contains :-)


David

> Julian.
>
>
> On 13/08/2005, at 12:41 AM, len wrote:
>
>> len wrote:
>> 
>>> I am trying to write a small little program that will currently run in
>>> a command window (I will convert it later to GUI).
>>> 
>>> How do I request input from the user such as:
>>> 
>>> 
>>>>> Please enter dollar amount:
>>>>> 
>>> 
>>> I would like the prompt to display and the user to be able to enter the
>>> data after the prompt.  I thought "gets" would do it but I don't
>>> understand how to get the prompt to display.
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> Len Sumnler
>>> 
>> 
>> Thanks everyone for your responses.  At this time, and with my level of
>> experience (none), I think the option I am looking for is the "puts"
>> command.
>> 
>> Again thanks everyone for your responses I have copied all of them for
>> future reference.
>> 
>> Len Sumnler
>> 
>> 
>> 
>
>

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