MessageBox.Show Method (Window, String)

Displays a message box in front of the specified window. The message box displays a message and returns a result.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Show ( _
	owner As Window, _
	messageBoxText As String _
) As MessageBoxResult
'Usage
Dim owner As Window 
Dim messageBoxText As String 
Dim returnValue As MessageBoxResult 

returnValue = MessageBox.Show(owner, messageBoxText)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

owner
Type: System.Windows.Window

A Window that represents the owner window of the message box.

messageBoxText
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the text to display.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxResult
A MessageBoxResult value that specifies which message box button is clicked by the user.

By default, the message box appears in front of the window that is currently active.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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