MessageBox.Show Method (IWin32Window, String)
Displays a message box in front of the specified object and with the specified text.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function Show ( _ owner As IWin32Window, _ text As String _ ) As DialogResult
- Type: System.Windows.Forms.IWin32Window
An implementation of IWin32Window that will own the modal dialog box.
- Type: System.String
The text to display in the message box.
You can use the owner parameter to specify a particular object, which implements the IWin32Window interface, that will serve as the dialog box's top-level window and owner. A message box is a modal dialog box, which means no input (keyboard or mouse click) can occur except to objects on the modal form. The program must hide or close a modal form (typically in response to some user action) before input to another form can occur.
By default, the message box displays an OK button. The message box does not contain a caption in the title.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.