GetInput Example

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Sub Example_GetInput()
	' This example prompts for user input of a point. By using the
	' InitializeUserInput method to define a keyword list, the example can also
	' return keywords entered by the user.

	On Error Resume Next

	' Define the valid keywords
	Dim keywordList As String
	keywordList = "Keyword1 Keyword2"

	' Call InitializeUserInput to set up the keywords
	ThisDrawing.Utility.InitializeUserInput 128, keywordList

	' Get the user input
	Dim returnPnt As Variant
	returnPnt = ThisDrawing.Utility.GetPoint(, "Enter a point(Keyword1, Keyword2): ")
	If Err Then
		 If StrComp(Err.Description, "User input is a keyword", 1) = 0 Then
		 ' One of the keywords was entered
			 Dim inputString As String
			 inputString = ThisDrawing.Utility.GetInput
			 MsgBox "You entered the keyword: " & inputString
			 MsgBox "Error selecting the point: " & Err.Description
		 End If
		' Display point coordinates
		MsgBox "The WCS of the point is: " & returnPnt(0) & ", " & returnPnt(1) & ", " & returnPnt(2), , "GetInput Example"
	End If

End Sub