popup - Input Popups (Popup Windows 2 of 4)
The "Input popups" give you the ability to get information from your user using a single function call. Input popups functions begin with
As can be seen from this screenshot of using the code completion feature of PyCharm, there are 4 varieties of this category of popups, each getting a unique type of data:
popup_get_text- Get a string
popup_get_file- Get one of more filenames as a string
popup_get_folder- Get a folder as a string
popup_get_date- Get a date as a tuple
For the text, file, and folder input popups, the return value is a string. For
popup_get_date, the return value is a tuple of 3 ints representing the month, day and year chosen.
If the operation is canceled or the window is closed with the "X", then like the output popups, the return value is
None). In the example at the top, if the cancel button was clicked, the value returned from
popup_get_text would be
Try It For Yourself
Experiment with the values returned.