textInput(inputId, label, value = "", width = NULL, placeholder = NULL)


inputId The input slot that will be used to access the value.
label Display label for the control, or NULL for no label.
value Initial value.
width The width of the input, e.g. '400px', or '100%'; see validateCssUnit.
placeholder A character string giving the user a hint as to what can be entered into the control. Internet Explorer 8 and 9 do not support this option.


A text input control that can be added to a UI definition.


Create an input control for entry of unstructured text values


## Only run examples in interactive R sessions if (interactive()) { ui <- fluidPage( textInput("caption", "Caption", "Data Summary"), verbatimTextOutput("value") ) server <- function(input, output) { output$value <- renderText({ input$caption }) } shinyApp(ui, server) }

See also


Other input.elements: actionButton, checkboxGroupInput, checkboxInput, dateInput, dateRangeInput, fileInput, numericInput, passwordInput, radioButtons, selectInput, sliderInput, submitButton, textAreaInput