input accepts empty answer

Aug 16, 2008
input and inkey accept empty answers ("just Enter") even when /k sets the valid keys ("input /k"::^[yn]$" Database type: %%database_type" for example). Is there a way to prohibit the empty answer?
May 20, 2008
Syracuse, NY, USA
input and inkey accept empty answers ("just Enter") even when /k sets the valid keys ("input /k"::^[yn]$" Database type: %%database_type" for example). Is there a way to prohibit the empty answer?
Here, INKEY accepts only the specified keys. This, below, does not accept "Enter".
inkey /k"yn" %%zz
Aug 16, 2008
I can confirm this: inkey does not accept while input does accept an empty answer. Thread title adjusted.
Aug 16, 2008
The problem here is the EMPTY Enter. I suggest a minimum length parameter (input already has a maximum length parameter)
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