Standard Input Dialog Box

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What This VBA Code Does

Want to get an input from your user?  Call an Input Dialog Box to get a typed out response from a user that you can use in your VBA code.

Sub Standard_InputBox()

'PURPOSE: Use InputBox to Retrieve User Data

Dim myText As String
    'Show InputBox and Collect Data in a String Variable
        myText = InputBox("What is your Name?", "Hello!")
    'End Macro if Cancel Button is Clicked or no Text is Entered
        If myText = vbNullString Then Exit Sub
    'Display Custom Messagebox Based on User Input
        MsgBox "How's the weather " & myText & "?"

End Sub

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