[Newbies] Re: Prompter Class

Jerome Peace peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 25 05:24:07 UTC 2007

[Newbies] Prompter Class

FillInTheBlank request: 'Something to prioritize? '

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Yours in service and curiosity, --Jerome Peace

>phiroc at free.fr phiroc at free.fr 
>Wed Aug 22 12:43:09 UTC 2007 
>I am currently going through the Dispatcher Tutorial
in Dan Shafer and Dean A.
>Ritz's "Practical SmallTalk".
>On page 32, they suggest creating a Prompter in a
Workspace, as follows:
>| anotherItem |
>anotherItem := Prompter prompt:
>   'Something to prioritize? '
>   default: '' .
>   ^ anotherItem
>The only problem is that the Prompter Class does not
exist in Squeak or bears
>different name. Could someone please tell me what
Squeak's equivalent to the
>Smalltalk/V Prompter class is?
>Here's the authors' definition of the Smalltalk/V
Prompter Class:
>"A Smalltalk/V Prompter is a small window with one
TextPane that poses a
>question to the user in its top line, or header area,
and allows the user to
>type in an answer in the bottom".
>Many thanks.

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