MessageBox.Show Method (String, String)

 
System_CAPS_noteNote

The .NET API Reference documentation has a new home. Visit the .NET API Browser on docs.microsoft.com to see the new experience.

Displays a message box that has a message and title bar caption; and that returns a result.

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

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

Parameters

messageBoxText
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the text to display.

caption
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the title bar caption 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 = "Message text"
    Dim caption As String = "Caption text"
    ' Show message box
    Dim result As MessageBoxResult = MessageBox.Show(message, caption)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Return to top
Show: