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MessageBox.Show Method (String, String)

.NET Framework 1.1

Displays a message box with specified text and caption.

[Visual Basic]
Overloads Public Shared Function Show( _
   ByVal text As String, _
   ByVal caption As String _
) As DialogResult
public static DialogResult Show(
 string text,
 string caption
public: static DialogResult Show(
 String* text,
 String* caption
public static function Show(
   text : String,
 caption : String
) : DialogResult;


The text to display in the message box.
The text to display in the title bar of the message box.

Return Value

One of the DialogResult values.


By default, the message box displays an OK button.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

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See Also

MessageBox Class | MessageBox Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | MessageBox.Show Overload List