troubleshooting Question

user input string

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I have an application that allows the user to upload fies to the server and store the path in a database so they can be associated with a certain record; this part works fine.  Now I want the user to be able to add a short description.  I am planning to use a popup (or similar control) to display when the user clicks the file upload button.  The user will then enter a description of 300 characters or less and the application will then pass that string to the function that uploads the file, so it can be added to an array.

Can someone give me an example of how to do this?  My current code is below.
//button that calls upload function
<mx:HBox width="100%" height="10%" horizontalAlign="center" >
					<mx:Button label="Add Attachment" click="Program.upload();"/>
					<mx:Button label="Remove" click="{Alert.show('Other code here')}"/>
				</mx:HBox>

public static function upload():void 
		{
		
		CursorManager.setBusyCursor();
         // listen for the file selected event
         // listen for the upload complete event
         fileRef.addEventListener(Event.SELECT, selectHandler);
         fileRef.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, completeHandler);
         fileRef.addEventListener(DataEvent.UPLOAD_COMPLETE_DATA   , uploadCompleteHandler);
         fileRef.addEventListener(IOErrorEvent.IO_ERROR, onIOError)

         // browse for the file to upload
         // when user selects a file the select handler is called
         try 
         {
             var success:Boolean = fileRef.browse();
         }
         catch (error:Error) 
         {
             Alert.show("Unable to browse for files.");
             CursorManager.removeBusyCursor();
         }
      	}

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