Prompt Line

The following methods are associated with 3ds Max’s Status Bar Prompt Line:

displayTempPrompt <string> <milliseconds_integer>

Displays the specified string on the Prompt Line for the specified number of milliseconds. After the time elapses, the string is popped from the stack. This may be used to put up a temporary error message for example. Control is returned to MAXScript immediately after the call, that is, MAXScript execution continues even while the temporary prompt is displayed.



Removes the temporary prompt immediately.



Replaces the string on the top of the prompt stack.


pushPrompt <string>

Pushes the currently displayed prompt onto the prompt stack, and displays the specified string as the prompt.



Pops the currently displayed prompt off the prompt stack. The previous prompt will be restored.

See also

Status Bar

Coordinate Display

Progress Bar Display

Status Bar Buttons

Interface: StatusPanel