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MessageBox.Show Method (String)

Displays a message box with specified text.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Show ( _
	text As String _
) As DialogResult

Parameters

text
Type: System.String

The text to display in the message box.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult
One of the DialogResult values.

By default, the message box displays an OK button. The message box does not contain a caption in the title.

The following code example displays a simple message box.

Private Sub DisplayMessageBoxText()

    MessageBox.Show("Hello, world.")
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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