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WideOKDlgWithListBo​x

version 1.0.0.0 (10.8 KB) by Michael Robbins
produces a simple OK dialog to be used to display long help messages but may really be used for many

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Updated 27 Jul 2005

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WIDEOKDLGWITHLISTBOX produces a simple OK dialog to be used to display long help messages but may really be used for many purposes.
The lengthy message is displayed in a listbox, which
has the advantage of permitting scroll bars.


INPUT
* QUESTION, type = string
* NAME, type = string
* LISTBOX MESSAGE,type = cell array of strings
OR a filename preceeded by "-f"
OUTPUT
* SELECTEDBUTTONNAME, type = string

USAGE
out = WideOKDlgWithListBox( ...
['Help for SearchReplaceManyGUI. This help page has been created ' ...
'to provide some basic guidance for the program ' ...
'SearchReplaceManyGUI. Unfortunately, since the programmer was ' ...
'very lazy, he used an automated help tool, AUTOHELP, and as a ' ...
'result this help may not be of much use.'], ...
'SearchReplaceManyGUI :: Help', ...
{['This is line one. It may be very long and scroll off the page. ' ...
'It may, in fact, be so long as to require scroll bars to ' ...'
'view.'], ...
'A 2nd Row','datum','more','another'});

ANOTHER EXAMPLE:
out = WideOKDlgWithListBox( ...
['WIDEOKDLGWITHLISTBOX This window page has been created ' ...
'to allow OK dialog boxes with a large listbox for long ' ...
'strings and cell strings. This ' ...
'Example loads the file Article1.txt and displays it in ' ...
'the listbox.'], ...
'WIDEOKDLGWITHLISTBOX :: File Example', ...
'-fArticle1.txt');

KEYWORDS
help helpdlg quesdlg grid_and_table spreadsheet question dialog

SEE ALSO QUESTDLGWITHGRID AUTOHELP QUESTDLG GRID_AND_TABLE SPREADSHEET

IT'S NOT FANCY, BUT IT WORKS

Cite As

Michael Robbins (2022). WideOKDlgWithListBox (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/8128-wideokdlgwithlistbox), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14SP1
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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