DialogNew Function

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Introduction

Resets the current dialog definition back to empty.

Informal or formal syntax:

DialogNew()

Parameters

None.

Return value

None.

Remarks

All user interface IEC 61131-3 Programs have a dialog definition. The dialog definition describes the structure of a dialog in terms of:

A call to DialogNew() clears the current dialog definition back to empty.

To add content to the current dialog definition, use these functions:

Function Description
DialogAddLabel Adds a text label to the current definition.
DialogAddTextEditor Adds a single or multi-line text editor to the current definition.
DialogAddValue Adds a check box or text editor mapped to a variable to the current definition.

To open a dialog using the current dialog definition, use the DialogOpen() function.

Example

In the following example, the current dialog definition is reset back to empty:

DialogNew();

Further Information

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