The input box weblet provides a text input box control. It broadly corresponds to the <input type="text"> HTML element. The weblet looks like this (for clarity, the label for the input box is shown but is not part of the weblet):
The input box is used to display and receive input for both numeric and character data. It is a generalized weblet upon which a number of other more specialized weblets are based. In many cases one of the specialized weblets may better suit your purpose. They include std_char, std_varchar, std_float and std_integer.