# keyboard

Enters the keyboard mode, interrupting the current script, and evaluating interactive input(s) from the user. Stopping the script execution in the user interface, typing 'return' or 'dbcont' will exit output the 'keyboard' mode.

keyboard()

keyboard(prompt)

## Inputs

prompt
An optional prompt displayed in the keyboard mode. If no prompt is given, 'debug> ' will be used in the prompt to indicate that the application is in the keyboard mode.
Type: string

## Example:

Evaluate variables defined earlier with a default prompt:

str = 'This is a test';
r = 5;
keyboard

Type the expression: 3 * r, str
debug>
ans = 15
str = This is a test