MessageBox.Show Method (String)

 
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Displays a message box that has a message and that returns a result.

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

<SecurityCriticalAttribute>
Public Shared Function Show (
	messageBoxText As String
) As MessageBoxResult

Parameters

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.

The following example shows how to use this overload of the Show method.

Private Sub showMessageBoxButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    ' Configure message box
    Dim message As String = "Hello, MessageBox!"
    ' Show message box
    Dim result As MessageBoxResult = MessageBox.Show(message)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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