How can I use Grapher Scripter to create a user-input dialog?

This article contains a sample script for creating a user input dialog.

To run this script:

  1. Copy the script below, or click here to download the BAS file: user dialog example -- text box focus.BAS
  2. In a Windows Explorer window, navigate to C:\Program Files\Golden Software\Grapher 13.
  3. Double click on Scripter.exe to launch Scripter.
  4. Press Ctrl+A to select all of the existing lines then press Delete.
  5. If you copied this script, press Ctrl+V to paste it into Scripter. If you downloaded it, click File | Open, select the BAS file from your downloads directory, and click Open.
  6. Click Script | Run to run the script.


  1. Copy the script below.
  2. Open Grapher and turn on the Script Manager by clicking View | Display | Script Manager.
  3. Press Ctrl+A to select all of the existing lines in the Script Manager and then press DELETE.
  4. Press Ctrl+V to paste it into the Script Manager.
  5. Click the Start/Resume icon () in the Script Manager.



Sub Main
	Begin Dialog UserDialog 200,119,"Caption text",.DialogFunc ' %GRID:10,7,1,1
		Text 10,10,180,15,"Please input text"
		TextBox 10,40,180,15,.text
		CancelButton 110,84,60,21
	End Dialog
    Dim dlg As UserDialog
    Debug.Print Dialog(dlg)
End Sub

Function DialogFunc%(DlgItem$, Action%, SuppValue%)
        DlgFocus "Text"
End Function


Updated September 24, 2018

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