Curses::UI::Dialog::Basic

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3)
Updated: 2018-09-20
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NAME

Curses::UI::Dialog::Basic - Create and manipulate basic dialogs  

CLASS HIERARCHY

 Curses::UI::Widget
    |
    +----Curses::UI::Container
            |
            +----Curses::UI::Window
            |
            +----Curses::UI::Dialog::Basic

 

SYNOPSIS

    use Curses::UI;
    my $cui = new Curses::UI;
    my $win = $cui->add('window_id', 'Window');

    # The hard way.
    # -------------
    my $dialog = $win->add(
        'mydialog', 'Dialog::Basic',
    -message   => 'Hello, world!'
    );
    $dialog->focus;
    $win->delete('mydialog');

    # The easy way (see Curses::UI documentation).
    # --------------------------------------------
    my $buttonvalue = $cui->dialog(-message => 'Hello, world!');

    # or even
    $cui->dialog('Hello, world!');

 

DESCRIPTION

Curses::UI::Dialog::Basic is a basic dialog. This type of dialog has a message on it and one or more buttons. It can be used to show a message to the user of your program (``The thingy has been updated'') or to get some kind of confirmation from the user (``Are you sure you want to update the thingy?'').

See exampes/demo-Curses::UI::Dialog::Basic in the distribution for a short demo.  

OPTIONS

-title < TEXT >

Set the title of the dialog window to TEXT.

-message < TEXT >

This option sets the message to show to TEXT. The text may contain newline (\n) characters.

-buttons < ARRAYREF >
-selected < INDEX >
-buttonalignment < VALUE >

These options sets the buttons that have to be used. For an explanation of these options, see the Curses::UI::Buttonbox documentation.

 

METHODS

new ( HASH )
layout ( )
draw ( BOOLEAN )
focus ( )

These are standard methods. See Curses::UI::Container for an explanation of these.

get ( )

This method will call get on the buttons object of the dialog and return its returnvalue. See Curses::UI::Buttonbox for more information on this.

 

SEE ALSO

Curses::UI, Curses::UI::Container, Curses::UI::Buttonbox  

AUTHOR

Copyright (c) 2001-2002 Maurice Makaay. All rights reserved.

Maintained by Marcus Thiesen (marcus@cpan.thiesenweb.de)

This package is free software and is provided ``as is'' without express or implied warranty. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the same terms as perl itself.


 

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