Format input box for query prompt

We're using Access 2010.

In VBA you can code a message's input box like the following...
   MsgBox "You must enter the address first.", vbInformation, "Instructions..."

For a query, when you enter criteria for a prompt, you enter it like the following...
   ([Enter date])

I want to be able to format the input box in the same manner so it looks like my attachment.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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Senniger1Asked:
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mbizupConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can't format a querys input box.  For that kind of flexibility,  create a seperate form and refer to it in  the criteria of the field in question like this:

Forms!yourformnam!yourtextbox
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peter57rConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You cannot alter the built-in prompt.
To do whatyou are asking you would have to design your own pop-up form and then modify the sql of the query to incorporate the user input.

It is simpler to ask users to enter parameter values in a standard form and then set the query parameters to point to the control(s) on the form using syntax like...

Forms!formname!controlname
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Shanan212Commented:
Dim dDate as date

dDate =  Application.InputBox(Prompt:="Please enter date:", Title:="Enter date", Default:="##/##/####")

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Try above
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Senniger1Author Commented:
Thank you for the confirmation.
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